A Short Constitutional History of England

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Halaman 108 - That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament.
Halaman 238 - But the great and efficacious writ, in all manner of illegal confinement, is that of habeas corpus ad subjiciendum; directed to the person detaining another, and commanding him to produce the body of the prisoner, with the day and cause of his caption and detention, ad faciendum, subjiciendum, et recipiendum, to do, submit to, and receive whatsoever the judge or court awarding such writ shall consider in that behalf.
Halaman 14 - That King James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the Constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws; and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Halaman 246 - And what have been the results of agitation upon the legislation of the country? Not a measure has been forced upon Parliament, which the calm judgment of a later time has not since approved : not an agitation has failed, which posterity has not condemned.
Halaman 147 - Party is a body of men united, for promoting by their joint endeavours the national interest, upon some particular principle...
Halaman 45 - Parliament : that from and after the time that the further limitation by this act shall take effect, all matters and things relating to the well-governing of this kingdom, which are properly cognizable in the privy council, by the laws and customs of the realm, shall be transacted there, and all resolutions taken thereupon shall be signed by such of the privy council as shall advise and consent to the same...
Halaman 183 - And I will that every man be entitled to his hunting in wood and in field, on his own possession. And let every one forego my hunting : take notice where I will have it untrespassed on, under penalty of the full
Halaman 143 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the crown, shall be capable of serving as a member of the house of commons.
Halaman 291 - The measure itself was complete : it admitted Roman Catholics, — on taking a new oath, instead of the oath of supremacy, — to both Houses of Parliament, to all corporate offices, to all judicial offices, except in the ecclesiastical courts ; and to all civil and political offices, except those of regent, lord chancellor in England and Ireland, and lord-lieutenant of Ireland.
Halaman 20 - the matters to be established for the estate of the king and of his heirs, and for the estate of the realm and of the people, should be treated, accorded, and established in parliament, by the king and by the assent of the prelates, earls, and barons, and the commonalty of the realm, according as had been before accustomed.

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