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   General Advertiser (Newspaper) - July 18, 1846, London, Middlesex                                The Numb, 365s* FRIDAY,   Juti8,   174$, Deal, July 16. HE Ships remain in 'the Downs, as in my laft.  Wind S.W. Grave/end, July 16 Pafs*d by Hamburgh Exchange, Plahn, from Hamburgh ; and the Anne, Grubby from Norway. -        Upon the Trial of a PEER. >    (As taken from the State-Trials, Vol. VIII. p. 571.) ^ 'TpH E R B is to be a Commiffion under the Great Seal, jj Jt conftituting a Lord High Steward for that Occa-Ih  fion. ji     If the Great Seal be then in Commiffion, a Speaker of   the Houfe of Peers is to be appointed by Special Commif-Hon. A     The King's Writ of Certiorari is to be directed tc the ^ Commiflionerb of Oyer and Terminer, for Midd/efex, to re-     After a ihort Stay, his Grace the Lord High Steward W comes down1 to his Coach thus ; U    His Grace's Gentlemen, Two and Two, bare-headed. <0     His Serjeants at Arms, and Scalbearer, (if the Lord High Steward be Lord Chancellor, or Lord Keeper) both  bare-headed, one with' the1 Mace, the other with the ^ Purfe. k    The Black Rod with'-the Lord High Sfewa*d's Staff, KQ and Garter King of Amis -on his Right- Hind, both bare-headed. "S^    Then his Grace the Lord High Steward, in his ufaal ^ Habit (unlefc he be Lord Chancellor, or Lord Keeper; and v then in his rich Gown, his Train borne) followed by the Chief Juftices and Judges. His Grace's Gentlemen, to the Number of Eight, Twelve, or Sixteen, at his Grace pleafes, firft take tneir Coaches withour the Gate, Four in'a Coach, each Coach having Two Horfes only. Then the Lord High Steward takes his Coach with fix Horfes, within the Court, at the Foot of the Stairs, feat-mg himfejf on the hinder Seat of the Coach fmgly ; Gar-g (and the Sc4-b�arer| fitting over^agamft hiS Grace bare-headed, the Black Rodin the Right Hand Boot of the Co^h, wiih'his GraceV White Staff, and his Grace's Serjeant at Arms in the Left Boot; with his Mite*.1 The Judges take their Coaches without the Gate, a' n follow his Grace. When the I rial is by a Special Commiffionj a Meflenger is to be fent a little before, to acquaint the Lords the Tryers (who are to affemble in er near the Houfe of Peers* or in the Exchequer Chamber) that his Grace is coining, iir order to their taking their Seats in the Court beforehand, and then his Grace goes directly to Wefiminfter-ba 11, by the Way of the Ne�� Palate-yard. But if the Trial be in Parliament, they pafe to the Old Palace-yard, and fo up the Stairs, towards the Houfe of Peers, in this Order ; Firft, His Grace's Gentlemen, Two and TwG. 7 hen eight Serjeants at Arms, Two and Two : Thefe are to wait his Grace's Arrival at the Bottom of the Stairs. Then his Grace's Serjeant and Seal-bearer. Then the Black Rod and Garter. Then the Lord High Steward, followed by the Chief Juftiies and Judges. Palling thro' the Painted Chamber, at the Upper End thereof, the Lord High Steward's Gentlemen make a Line for his Grace, and the reft of the Proceeding to pafs thro'. The Serjeants at Arms (all bat his Grace's Serjeant) ftay in the Lobby between the Painted Chamber and Houfe of Lords, and beyond them Garter on the Right Hand, and the Black Rod with the White Staff on the Left. The Peers are to be in their Robes, and his Grace coming into the Houfe (and the Mace being depofited oh the uppermoft WooHack) paffes on to my Lord Chancellor's Room, or to his Grace's Chamber ; where, if the High Steward be not Lord Chancellor, or Lord Keeper*, his Grace putson his Parliament Robes. Having repofed a While, his Grace comes into the Houfe again, and Prayers begin, after which, if the Lord High Steward have a Special Commiffion to be Speaker, it is to be read, and he is to take the Woolfack. Then the Peers are to be called ever by one of the Clerks Affiftant, and Notice to be taken of all that are present; and then the Houfe adjourning to Wejlminfler-kall, Garter by his Grace's Command, fummons forth the Peers prefent, one of the Clerks Affiftant having marked a Lift of them, for Garter to call them over by. And the Proceeding to Wefiminjltr-ball is in this Manner ; His Grace the Lord High Steward's Gentlemen Attendants, Two and Two. The Clerks Affiftant to the Houfe of Lords, and Clerk of the Parliament. Two Clerks of the Crown in the King's Bench, and Chancery, if there. The Mafters in Chancery. The Attorney-General, if there. The Judges, and Chief Juft.ees. Peers EldeftSons, and Peers Minor's. Four Serjeants at Arms, with their Maces, Two and Two. The Yeonnn Uiher of the Houfe of Peers. The Lords Spiritual and ; empo-ral, according to their Degrees and Precedencies, Two and Two. The youngeft Barons firft, all cover'd. Four Serjeants at Arms more, with their Maces Two and Two. His Grace's Serjeant at Arms, and Seal-bearer. The Black Rod, with his Grace's White Staff, and Garter King of Arms, in his Coat of Arms, on the Right. The Lord High Steward of England alone, covered. His Royal Highnefs the Prince of Wales, if prefent. Thus they pafs thro' the Painted Chamber, Court of Requefts, and Part of the Court of Wards, thro' a Door between the Court of Chancery and King's Bench, into the Court in Wejlminfler-kall, where the Peers go to ^heir Seats as in the Houfe of Lords. The Lord Steward's Gentlemen go to the further Side of the Throne, on the Left Hand. The Noblemens Eldeft Sons, and Peers Minors, ftand on the Right Side of the Lord High Steward's Chair. The Clerk of the Parliament, and Clerks Affiftant, go to their Table. The Black Rod and Garter come before the Throne, make their Obeifance, and Hand by, whilft the Lord High Steward does the like ; whence his Grace, attended by all the Serjeants at Arms, and the Black Rod and Garter, haWng f'kted �ther-Peers, repiifrftTtne 'Woolfack, anf"his Grace's Serjeant at Arms, goes to the End of the Clerk's Table.. His Grace taking his Place oh the Woolfack, as Speaker cf the Houfe of Peers, the Lords being feated on their Benches, and the Judges add Mailers in Cjwncerv below on th#ir Seats, Gaiter and the Seal-bearer ftand on his Grace's Right, and the Black R�d on the' Left, and the Eight Serjeants at Arms ftand on each Side, more behind. The Two Clerks of the Crown are to be ready at t|i Clerks Table, and to ftand before.ft ; and the Cterkof th Crown in Chancery, having: the King's Gomm.ffion to ty's Grace in his Hand, they bow make three Reverences to his Grace, and at the third Reverence com ing up before the Woolfack, they both kneel down,, and'the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery, on his Knee prefects the Commiffion to his Grac*, who delivers it to the Clerk of the Crown pf the King'3 Bench, arid they with three Reverences returning fo the Clerks Table, the Clerk of the Crown in the King's Bench, directs his Grace's,Serjeant at Arms (after ^ thrice crying, O f}s) to make Proclamation of Silence,  c& which he is to do with his Mace oh his Shoulder ; the fail Clerk of the Crown of the King's Bench, dictating the  $3 Proclamation to the1 Serjeant, and then opening the Com-  ^ miffion, reads it, ^ His Grace, and the Lords, ftand up uncovered, whilft  �S the Commiffion is reading, which his Grace is to mind the   ^ Lords that they do\ * . The Commiffibtf being read, and his Grace bowing, and fitting down again, Garter,, and the Slack Rod, with ihree   tlj Reverences jointly, prefent the White.Staff on their Knees  < to his Grace; and thereupon being fully in veiled in his Of-  �j fice, his Grace,. with the White Staff" in his Hand, re-   * moves from the Wodllack, to his Chair, placed fpr him on an Afcent before the ifppermbft Siep of the Throne cf State, attended by Garter, the Black'Rod, and the Serjeants at Arms, and there fits down, the Seal-bearer laying the Purfe on a Stool oh'the Left. .... . Then Proclamation is'to be made for all Perfons but the Peers to be uncovered'. Then the King's Writ of Certiorari to remove the Indictment, with die' Return thereof, arid the Record of the Indictment, is to be read by the Clerk of the Crown in the King's Bench. Then the laid Clerk of the Crown directs the Serjeant at Arms to make Proclamation for the Chief Governor of the Tower of London, to return the Precept to him directed with the Body of the Prifoner into Court. Whereupon the' Governor, or Deputy-Governor, bring* the Prifoner td the'Bar, the Axe being carried before him by the Gentleman-Jailor of the Tower, who is to ftand with it at the Bar, on the Right Hand of the Prifoner, turning the Edge from him. The Prifoner at his Approach to the Bar, is to make three Reverences, one to His Grace the Lord High-Steward, the other two to the Peers on each Hand, and His Grace and all the Peers are to return the Salute to him. And the Black Rod is to mind the Prifoner that he kneel, 'till His Grace bids him arife, in Cafe the Prifoner does it not of himfelf. His Grace, the Lord High Steward, (that he may the better hear, and be heard,) may with Leave of the Peers, come dawn upon the Woolfack, and may deliver his White Staff to the Black Rod, who is to hold it by him upright. And then the Serjeants at Arms may unlhoulder their Maces. Then His Grace may 'give fuch Directions to the Prifoner, and to the Council at the Bar, as he thinks con-i venient, touching the Trial; and then may addrefs himfelf . more particularly to the Prifoner, touching the Crime for - which he ftands Indicted. After which, the Clerk of the Crown, by His Grace's Command, is to read the Indictment, to which the Prifo-   �^ ner is to plead, and (if he plead Not Guilty) is to put him-felf on his Trial by God and his Peers. Then the Judges, with Confent of the Peers, at the   ^ Motion of His Grace the Lord High Steward,may put on   OCJ their Caps. .   ^ And Proclamation being made for the King's Evidence '� to come forth, the King's Council, by His Grace's Direc-  ^5 tion, are to begin to open the Inoictment, and to proceed to the Trial. If any Queftions arife during the Trial, that the Lords   l"1 are minded to debate in their own Houfe, the Court is to   (TJ[ be adjourned by His Grace the Lord High Steward, to the    House, in Lombard-Street. Cage Breton for Ever.   

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