HL Deb 23 November 1830 vol 1 c636

The Duke of GLOUCESTER informed their Lordships, that he was authorised to acquaint them that his Majesty had been pleased to elevate HENRY BROUGHAM, esq. Lord Chancellor of Great Britain, to the dignity of a Peer of the Realm, by the title of Baron BROUGHAM and VAUX. The LORD CHANCELLOR, on hearing this intimation, quitted the Woolsack, and left the House to robe. He speedily returned, and was introduced to the House as Baron BROUGHAM, by the Marquis WELLESLEY and Lord DURHAM. His Lordship took the usual oaths, resumed his seat on the Woolsack, and received the congratulations of his friends.

The Administration of Justice Amendment Bill was brought up from the Commons and read a first time.

Petitions presented. For the abolition of Negro Slavery, by the Bishop of LONDON, the Earls of ROSSLYN, LIVERPOOL and RODEN, and Lords WHARNCLIFFE and CALTHORPE. By the Earl of SHAFTESBURY, from Wrexham, for a repeal of the Duties on Sea-borne Coal.

The Judgment in Equity Bill, the Arbitration Bill, the Interpleader Bill, the Prohibition and Mandamus Bill, and the Examination of Witness Bill, (Lord Tenterden's Bills) were reported.