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" That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"? "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Seite 5
1854
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The popular history of England, Band 6

Charles Knight - 1860
...bring both these points fairly to issue. He first moved, " That it is the opinion of this Committee that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." The resistance oflered to the motion was feeble and indirect. One of its immediate...
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History of England from the Earliest Times to the Year 1858

James White - 1860 - 856 Seiten
...illegal imposition. The celebrated resolution was introduced and carried in the House of Commons, " That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," and sympathy with the Americans became more widely diffused. § 10. A succession of...
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History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Year Eighteen Hundred and ...

James White - 1860 - 856 Seiten
...illegal imposition. The celebrated resolution was introduced and carried in the House of Commons, " That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," and sympathy with the Americans became more widely diffused. § 10. A succession of...
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John Cassell's Illustrated History of England, Band 5

John Frederick Smith - 1861
...introduced his famous motion for a resolution in these words :— " That it is the opinion of this committee that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." Dunning declaimed in language bold and unsparing, and expatiated at great length on...
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The Invention of Tradition

Hobsbawm, E. J. Hobsbawm, Eric Hobsbawm, Terence Ranger - 1992 - 322 Seiten
...critic of her governments'. Even as late as 1879 the Commons once more debated Dunning's famous motion ' that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished'.21 If continuing royal power made grand royal ceremonial unacceptable, then renewed...
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A Polite and Commercial People: England 1727-1783

Paul Langford - 1992 - 803 Seiten
...On 6 April John Dunning made his historic motion, unsupported by evidence but sustained by emotion, that the 'influence of the crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished': it was carried by 233 votes to 218. Charles James Fox pronounced 'that if he died that...
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A Short History of the American Revolution

James L. Stokesbury - 1993 - 304 Seiten
...one crisis to the next. In April of 1 780, for example, the government lost the Dunning Resolution "that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished!" That was sufficiently vague to attract all the malcontents, and the resolution passed,...
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A Concise History of Britain, 1707-1975

Ross V. Speck, W. A. Speck, William Arthur Speck - 1993 - 210 Seiten
...advocated this approach, one of his connexion, John Dunning, moving the celebrated resolution in 1780 that 'the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished'. When the marquis came to power his secretary Edmund Burke introduced a bill which axed...
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Cavendish

Christa Jungnickel, Russell K. McCormmach, Russell McCormmach - 1996 - 414 Seiten
...Present (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983), 128-29. 248 249 parliamentary majority, asserted: "That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished."10 The years 1783-84, it has been argued, witnessed the greatest political crisis in...
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The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies, 1760-1785

Don Cook - 1996 - 416 Seiten
...solicitor general in the 1769 Grafton government, introduced a shrewd and extraordinary motion declaring that "the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished." This motion, which would have been unthinkable only a few months before, suddenly attracted...
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