A Manual of Constitutional History Founded on the Works of Hallam, Creasy, May and Broom: Containing the Fundamental Principles and the Leading Cases in Constitutional Law

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Butterworths, 1875 - 266 sider

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Side 48 - No FREEMAN SHALL BE TAKEN OR IMPRISONED, OR BE DISSEISED OF HIS FREEHOLD, OR LIBERTIES, OR FREE CUSTOMS, OR BE OUTLAWED, OR EXILED, OR ANY OTHERWISE DESTROYED ; NOR WILL WE PASS UPON HIM, NOR SEND UPON HIM, BUT BY LAWFUL JUDGMENT OF HIS PEERS, OR BY THE LAW OF THE LAND. WE WILL SELL TO NO MAN, WE WILL NOT DENY OR DELAY TO ANY MAN, JUSTICE OR RIGHT.* " It is obvious,
Side viii - The torch shall be extinguish'd which hath lit My midnight lamp— and what is writ, is writ; Would it were worthier; but I am not now That which I have been — and my visions flit Less palpably before me — and the glow Which in my spirit dwelt is fluttering, faint, and low.
Side 216 - That it is the right of the subjects to petition the king ; and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal.
Side 229 - Judges' Commissions be made Quamdiu se bene gesserint, and their salaries ascertained and established ; but upon the Address of both Houses of Parliament it may be lawful to remove them.
Side 49 - Whether courts of justice framed the writ of Habeas Corpus in conformity to the spirit of this clause, or found it already in their register, it became from that era the right of every subject to demand it.
Side 48 - No freeman shall be taken or imprisoned, or be disseised of his freehold, or liberties, or free customs, or be outlawed or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed, nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
Side 232 - This sweeping clause of the Act of Settlement never came into operation. It was repealed in the fourth year of Anne's reign. Another Act on the subject was passed in the same reign, by which every member of the House of Commons...
Side 229 - 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 member of the house of commons...
Side 220 - ... upon the whole matter in issue : Be it therefore declared and enacted . . . That, on every such trial, the jury sworn to try the issue may give a general verdict of Guilty or Not Guilty upon the whole Matter put in issue upon such indictment or information...
Side 167 - They had remonstrated against the usurped prerogatives of binding the subject by proclamation, and of levying customs at the out-ports. They had secured, beyond controversy, their exclusive privilege of determining contested elections of their members. "Of these advantages, some were evidently incomplete, and it would require the most vigorous exertions of future parliaments to realize them.

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