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Good Measures of new Reign, 55. Queen crowned by Lord Chancellor, 55. His
Policy, 56. Roman Catholic Bishops restored, 56. Chancellor's Speech at
opening of Parliament, 57. Proceedings in Parliament, 57. Persecution of
Judge Hales, 57. His Dialogue with the Lord Chancellor, 58. Judge Hales
committed to Prison by Chancellor, 60. Suicide of Judge Hales, 60. Execu-
tion of Lady Jane Grey and her Husband, 60. Gardyner's cruel Administra-
tion, 60. Mary's Marriage, 61. Chancellor's Speech to Parliament, 62. Arrival

port the Charge, 117. Found guilty, and executed, 118. Grief of Mary, 118.

Bromley, the Solicitor General, sent to her, 119. His interview with her, 119.

Determination to bring Mary to the Scaffold, 119. Bromley while Solicitor

General more trusted by the Government than the Attorney General, 120. Ap-

pointed Lord Chancellor, 120. His Speech to the Queen on his Appointment,

120. Good Equity Judge, 122. A Parliament, 122. Death of Speaker in

Vacation, 123. Chancellor's Admonition to new Speaker, 123. Lord Chancellor

rebukes Members of the House of Commons, 123. Apprehensions of Elizabeth's

Ministers from the Queen of Scots being next Heir to the Crown, 123.
Sug-

gestion of taking her off by Poison, 124. Act of Parliament preferred, 124.

Lord Chancellor's Speech on opening of Parliament, 124. Bill for Trial of Mary,

Joy of Elizabeth, 124. She thanks the two Houses, 125. Just Convic-

tion of Babington, 125. Commission for the Trial of Mary, 125. Bromley

President, 125. Commissioners meet at Fotheringay, 125. Mary denies the

Jurisdiction of the Court, 125. Mary's preliminary Interview with Bromley and

other Commissioners, 126. Bromley baffled, 126. Attempt of Sir Christopher

Hatton, 127. Mary submits to the Jurisdiction of the Court, 127.
Her trial,

127. Lord President Bromley's Address to her, 127. Her Answer, 127. Her

Protest entered, 128. Evidence against her, 128. Her Defence, 128. Burgh-

ley conducts the Prosecution, 129. His dread of an Acquittal, 129. Court ad-

journed to Westminster, 129. Verdict of gulty against her in her Absence, 129.

Measures for carrying Sentence into Execution, 129. Parliament assembled, 129.

Lord Chancellor's Speech to hasten Execution, 130. Lord Chancellor's second

Speech against Mary, 130. Unanimous Address of both Houses, praying for her

Execution, 130. Elizabeth's Sarcasms on the Lawyers, 131.
Elizabeth signs

Warrant for Mary's Execution, 131 Great Seal affixed to it, 132. It is sent

off by the Council, 132. Mary's Execution, 132. Her Conduct in her last

Moments, 132. Sudden Illness of the Lord Chancellor, 132.
His Death, 133.

Lamentations over him, 133. His Character, 133. Friend to Toleration, 134.

His Descendants, 134.

Queen keeps Great Seal in her own Custody, 174. Great Seal delivered to Sir

Thomas Egerton, 174. Natural Son of Sir Richard Egerton, 174. His Edu-

cation, 175. His Study of Law, 175. Anecdote of his interfering, while a

Student, as Amicus Curiæ, 175. He becomes a great Jurist, 176.
Called to

Bar, 176. Made Queen's Counsel, 176. His Mode of conducting Suits, 177.

Made Solicitor General, 178. His Mode of conducting State Trials, 179. He

frames the Indictment against Mary Queen of Scots, 179. Counsel against Earl

of Arundel, 180. Egerton, Attorney General, 180. Prays Judgment on Sir

John Perrot, 180. Knighted, 181. Chamberlain of Chester, 181. Master of

the Rolls, 181. Mode of appointing him Lord Keeper, 182. While Lord

Keeper, he continues Master of the Rolls, 183. General Joy on his Appoint-

ment as Lord Keeper, 183. He proves a consummate Judge, 183. His De-

cisions, 184. Offends Common-law Judges, by granting Injunctions, 185. Is

defeated in Attempts to enforce Decrees in Equity by imposing Fines, 185. A

Parliament, 186. Lord Keeper's Speech, 186. Lord Keeper's Admonition to

the Speaker, 187. Question of Precedence, 187. Bill against Monopolies, 187.

Lord Keeper negotiates Treaty with Dutch, 187. Treaty with Denmark, 188.

Egerton's Conduct to Earl of Essex, 188. Queen Elizabeth's Box on Ear to

Earl of Essex, 188. Egerton's Letter to him, 189. Essex induced to apolo-

gise, 190. Essex in Ireland, 190. Returns without leave, 190. Committed

to the Custody of the Lord Keeper, 191. Lord Keeper's Kindness to his Pri-

Letter from the Lord Keeper to Essex, 191. Proceeding against

Essex in Star Chamber, 191. Lord Keeper's Speech, 192. Essex released

from the Custody of Lord Keeper, 193. Trial of Essex before Lord Keeper

and other Commissioners, 194. His Defence, 194. Lord Keeper's Admonition

to him, 194. The Sentence, 195. Essex's Rebellion, 195. Lord Keeper sent

to Essex House to quell it, 196. The Lord Keeper made Prisoner, 196. The

Lord Keeper liberated, 197. Surrender of Essex, 198. His Trial for High

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