Sessional Papers Volume 7

Sessional Papers Volume 7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...to the House of Lords?--Yes. The robes were on the Throne, and she sat down on the Throne. And I may mention the Queen read her Speech sitting, not standing, as His Majesty did. Earl Carrington. 663. Is it not the fact that the Lord Great Chamberlainship is a freehold office of State?--I believe so. In fact on his appointment he does not receive any wand or badge of office, and he does not kiss hands. 664. Is there anything with regard to the office which you would like to state?--I think I may give the Committee my reason for saying the office is a freehold office of State. The Eresent Lord Gwydyr was actually appointed ord Great Chamberlain by the late Queen on the death of the late Lord Willoughby de Eresby in 1870. Her Majesty, however, cancelled her signature, and my aunt and my mother succeeded their brother Lord Willoughby as hereditary Lord Great Chamberlain jointly, without being appointed by the Crown. Chairman. 665. On that occasion when it was found that Her late Majesty had improperly (if I may venture to use that word), so signed the appointment, a representation was made to her from your family, I presume?--Yes, through the Prime Minister. 666. And it was admitted that Her Majesty had no right to sign the appointment?--The Queen cancelled her signature. Earl Carrington. 667. As regards the woolsacks which the Judges occupy, they are not in the House, are they?--I could not tell for certain; but the Lord Chancellor's woolsack is not in the House, technically speaking, and I do not think the Judges' woolsacks are. Mr. Holland. 668. I understand you to say that you would object to the Table in the House of Lords being removed, because the Clerk of the Parliaments and the Clerks at the Table sit there?--Yes. 669. If it could be shown...show more

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  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 17mm | 558g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236525663
  • 9781236525666