Obscurity of his Origin, 495.
Consistency of Lord Keeper LANE, 495.
torney General to the Prince of Wales, 495. Retained as Coudsel for Lord Straf-
ford, 495. Attempt by the Commons to intimidate him, 495. Courage of the Bar,
495. Lane's legal Argument in favour of Strafford, 495. Commons change Im-
peachment into a Bill of Attainder, 497. Oliver St. John, 498. Lane joins the
King at Oxford, 498. Law Courts at Oxford, 498. Lane made Chief Baron, 499,
Other Law Promotions at Oxford, 499. Lane one of the King's Commissioners at
Uxbridge, 500. Negotiations at Uxbridge, 500. LANE, Lord Keeper, 501. Grant
to him of Salary, &c., 501. Charles delivers himself up to Scots, 501. Lane's
defence of Oxford against Fairfax, 502. Oxford surrendered, 502. Capitulation
Article as to Great Seal, 502. Royal Great Seal delivered to Parliament, 502. It
is publicly broken, 503. Lane's subsequent Career, 503. State of the Law, 503.
Abolition of Star Chamber, 503. Triennial Act, 504. Bill for excluding Bishops
from Parliament, 504. Common Law Judges, 504. Equity, 504.