HL Deb 15 July 1912 vol 12 cc439-40

Report made from the Committee for Privileges:

That the Barony of Latymer was created by Writ of Summons tested the 25th day of February in the tenth year of King Henry VI, addressed to Sir George Nevill, Knight, and that the said Sir George Nevill was subsequently present as a Peer in Parliament in the style of Lord Latymer.

That the Barony of Latymer so created is a Barony in Fee.

That the said Barony descended to John 4th Lord Latymer.

That John 4th Lord Latymer died in the year 1577 without issue male, leaving his four daughters, Catherine Countess of Northumberland, Dorothy afterwards Countess of Exeter, Dame Lucy Cornwallis and Dame Elizabeth Danvers his co-heirs.

That the said Barony thereupon fell into abeyance between the abovementioned four daughters of John 4th Lord Latymer and is now in abeyance between their co-heirs.

That the Petitioner, Francis Coutts, is a co-heir to the said Barony of Latymer.

That the other co-heirs to the said Barony are:

Read, and agreed to; and resolved and adjudged accordingly; and Resolution and Judgment to be laid before His Maiesty by the Lords with White Staves.


The LORD CHANCELLOR acquainted the House, That the Clerk of the Parliaments had laid upon the Table the Certificates from the Examiners that the further Standing Orders applicable to the following Bills have been complied with:

The same were ordered to lie on the Table.