The Constitutional History of England: In Its Origin and Development, Tom 3

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Clarendon Press, 1880
 

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Strona 538 - Parliament, that the King our Sovereign Lord, his heirs and successors, kings of this realm, shall be taken, accepted, and reputed the only supreme head on earth of the Church of England...
Strona 592 - My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep; and my mother milked thirty kine. He was able, and did find the king a harness, with himself and his horse, while he came to the place that he should receive the king's wages. I can remember that I buckled his harness when he went unto Blackheath field. He kept me to school, or else I had...
Strona 353 - And so the crown of England which hath been so free at all times, that it hath been in no earthly subjection, but immediately subject to God in all things touching the reality of the same crown, and to none other...
Strona 551 - N. do become your liege man of life and limb, and of earthly worship, and faith and truth I will bear unto you, to live and die, against all manner of folks. So help me God.
Strona 507 - And if they agree he holdeth the bill up in his hande and sayeth, as many as will have this bill goe forwarde, which is concerning such a matter, say yea. Then they which allowe the bill crie yea, and as many as will not, say no: as the crie of yea or no is bigger, so the bill is allowed or dashed. If it be a doubt which...
Strona 506 - And so with perpetual oration not with altercation, he goeth through till he do make an end. He that once hath spoken in a bill though he be confuted straight, that day may not reply, no though he would change his opinion.
Strona 647 - Seeing that in the beginning God made all men by nature free, and that afterwards the law of nations placed certain of them under the yoke of servitude, we think it would be pious and meritorious in the sight of God to liberate such persons, to us subject in villanage, and to free them entirely from such services. Know...
Strona 500 - For every Englishman is intended to be there present, either in person or by procuration and attorneys, of what preeminence, state, dignity or quality soever he be, from the prince, be he king or queen, to the lowest person in England. And the consent of the parliament is taken to be every man's consent.
Strona 310 - The parliament of 1399 declared that the crown and realm of England had been in all time past so free that neither pope nor any other outside the realm had a right to meddle therewith 3.
Strona 598 - At the close of the period (the reign of Henry VII.) the typical constitution of a town is a close corporation of mayor, aldermen, and council, with precisely defined numbers and organization, not indeed uniform, but of the same general conformation ; possessing a new character denoted by. the name of corporation...

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