Source Problems in English History

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13.

Lords Journals,

XII. (Dec. 11, 1667.)

Page 164.

Next the Lord Chamberlain and the Lord Ashley reported the effect of the conference with the House of Commons yesterday, which was managed by Mr. Vaughan, who said,

He was commanded by the House of Commons to acquaint their Lordships with some resolves of their House concerning the freedom of speech in Parliament, and to desire their Lordships’ concurrence therein. [Vaughan discusses in detail the trial of Eliot, Holles, and Valentine before the King’s Bench, as well as its relation to the Strode case of 1512.]

[After this the Votes were read, vid.]

Page 166.

"Resolved that the Act of Parliament . . . commonly entitled ’An Act concerning Richard Strode,’ is a general law. . . .

"Resolved that the Judgment given . . . against Sir John Eliot, Denzil Holies and Benjamin Valentine, Esquires, in the King’s Bench, was an illegal judgment, and against the freedom and privilege of Parliament."

[To both which votes the Lords agree with the House of Commons.]

14. The student should read in conclusion the article in the Bill of Rights concerning free speech (See App., p. 406).

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Chicago: "Lords Journals,," Source Problems in English History in Source Problems in English History, ed. Albert Beebe White and Wallace Notestein (New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1915), 237–238. Original Sources, accessed October 16, 2019, http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=WEMXRJ76YMKJBIW.

MLA: . "Lords Journals,." Source Problems in English History, in Source Problems in English History, edited by Albert Beebe White and Wallace Notestein, New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1915, pp. 237–238. Original Sources. 16 Oct. 2019. originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=WEMXRJ76YMKJBIW.

Harvard: , 'Lords Journals,' in Source Problems in English History. cited in 1915, Source Problems in English History, ed. , Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, pp.237–238. Original Sources, retrieved 16 October 2019, from http://originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=WEMXRJ76YMKJBIW.