Besides the lord-chancellor, there is probably not a single peer occupying a house there to-day.
The death of Mary was announced to the two houses, which were then sitting, by Heath bishop of Ely, the lord-chancellor.
In these sentiments the lord-chancellor coincided; the clauses, he said, were as necessary as any others.
The lord-chancellor likewise thought that the second reading should be delayed till the matter had been more ripely considered.
More lost no time; never had lord-chancellor displayed such activity.
The lord-chancellor again presented his bill, as altered and amended by the committee, on the 12th of June.
On the 5th of December the lord-chancellor brought the subject before the lords, by moving the second reading of a similar bill.
The measure having been amended by the lord-chancellor, was brought before the house of lords on the 30th of July.
Now, whether one is a van-boy or a lord-chancellor this is bad, for slackness leads to neglect, and neglect to worse things.
The manner in which the question of the crown's prerogative arose in this case was explained by the lord-chancellor.