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Form of the introduction of Henry, 1st Baron Norris of Rycote, into the House of Lords

At a Parliament holden at Westminster the 8 day of May Ao 1572 were these Barrons called in by wrytt ther names hereunder wryten and what they gave a mongst the offycers of Armes first the xii li

First Sir Henry Compton Lord Compton

Sir Henry Cheney Lord Chenye

Sir Henry Norris Lord Norris

Thes Lordes above named wore no Parliament Robes only untill they camme to the Parliament howse and ther they were in vested and brought into sett amongst thee rest of the Lordes one after the otheor as a bove said, Garter & clarencieulx be fore them  / assistaunces the Lord of Buckehurst & the Lord Delaware / and as the said Lordes were brought in the one after thother they delivered there writes to the Lord Keper. N. B. before the Queenes Majesties entery in to under her cloth of state

 

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Form of the introduction of Henry, 1st Baron Norris of Rycote, into the House of Lords

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[16th Century]
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Sir Henry Norris was created Baron Norris of Rycote by Elizabeth I on 6 May 1572 (Cokayne, Peerage, vol. 9, p. 644). He took his seat in the House of Lords two days later. This manuscript describes the form of his introduction to the House.

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At a Parliament holden at Westminster the 8 day of May Ao 1572 were these Barrons called in by wrytt ther names hereunder wryten and what they gave a mongst the offycers of Armes first the xii li

First Sir Henry Compton Lord Compton

Sir Henry Cheney Lord Chenye

Sir Henry Norris Lord Norris

Thes Lordes above named wore no Parliament Robes only untill they camme to the Parliament howse and ther they were in vested and brought into sett amongst thee rest of the Lordes one after the otheor as a bove said, Garter & clarencieulx be fore them  / assistaunces the Lord of Buckehurst & the Lord Delaware / and as the said Lordes were brought in the one after thother they delivered there writes to the Lord Keper. N. B. before the Queenes Majesties entery in to under her cloth of state

 

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