The Unreformed House of Commons: England and Wales.- 2. Scotland and Ireland

Annie Gertrude Porritt
University Press, 1903

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Charles Is personal part in elections 390 Buckinghams
at Bury St Edmunds 400 At York 401 The Kings failure in
George III 407 The state of the representative system in the reign
to the use of S Stephens 425 Edward VI assigns S Stephens Chapel
Speakers attached to party 433 Speakers as a link between
Seymour omits them 439 Seymour not approved by the King 439
rights in committee 445 Foley 446 His successors until 1715
Compton becomes minister 447 ExSpeakers in the House 447 Speakers
Grenville 461 Addington 461 His connection with
Public opinion on his action 469 Increased interest in Parliamentary procedit and social e reficio para
Rewards and social duties of the Speaker 471 His salary 473
Speakers control 483 Concerning order in debate 484 Phraseology
The SergeantatArms 491 His appointment 491 His duties
The Mace 493 The Sergeants dress and pay 495 Prayers in
the fees paid by knights and burgesses 503 Privileges of knights
Front benches for privy councillors 505 Courtesy places 505 Party
presence in the House 514 They claim preaudience in the courts
Their neglect of Parliamentary duties 516 The distrust of them in
by bill 528 Stages of a bill in 1572 529 Debate at second reading
Petitions heard at the bar 538 The Grenville Act 540 Grenville com
of Commons 545 Efforts to exclude it 546 The contest as to the voting
Hookers account of privilege 569 Stretching privilege 569 Legislation
London and Dublin privileged to present petitions 574 Debates on
Acts and processes made public 585 Journals kept by members 585

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Seite 148 - An Act for the further limitation of the crown, and better securing the rights and liberties of the subject...
Seite 138 - I do declare that no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have, any jurisdiction, power, superiority, preeminence, or authority, ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Seite 169 - Parliament in 1783, but his career both in the House of Commons and in the House of Lords was in striking contrast with that at the bar.
Seite 138 - I do solemnly and sincerely, in the presence of God, profess, testify, and declare, that I do make this declaration, and every part thereof, in the plain and ordinary sense of the words read unto me, as they are commonly understood by Protestants, without any evasion, equivocation, or mental reservation whatsoever...
Seite 128 - I, AB, do utterly testify and declare in my conscience, that the queen's highness is the only supreme governor of this realm, and of all other her highness's dominions and countries, as well in all spiritual or ecclesiastical things or causes, as temporal...
Seite 557 - Gallery, shall misconduct himself, or shall not withdraw when Strangers are directed to withdraw, while The House, or any Committee of the whole House, is sitting...
Seite 572 - That it is an high indignity to, and a notorious breach of the privilege of, this House, for any News-writer, in letters or other papers (as minutes, or under any other denomination), or for any printer or publisher of any printed Newspaper of any denomination, to presume to insert in the said letters or papers, or to give therein any account of the debates, or other proceedings of this House, or any committee thereof, as well during the recess, as the sitting of Parliament ; and that this House...
Seite 572 - ... publisher of any printed newspaper of any denomination, to presume to insert in the said letters or papers, or to give therein any account of the debates or other proceedings of this House, or any committee thereof, as well during the recess as the sitting of Parliament; and that this House will proceed with the utmost severity against any and all such offenders.
Seite 533 - Resolved, &c., that all aids and supplies, and aids to his Majesty in Parliament, are the sole gift of the Commons ; and all bills for the granting of any such aids and supplies ought to begin with the Commons ; and that it is the undoubted and sole right of the Commons to direct, limit and appoint in such bills the ends, purposes, considerations, conditions, limitations and qualifications of such grants, which ought not to be changed or altered by the House of Lords.
Seite 371 - And yet, nevertheless, our pleasure is, that where our privy council, or any of them, shall...

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