History of the English Parliament: Together with an Account of the Parliaments of Scotland and Ireland, Volumen 1

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Ward, Lock, Bowden & Company, 1894
 

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Página 190 - 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.
Página 447 - I have sought the Lord night and day, that He would rather slay me than put me upon the doing of this work.
Página 98 - 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.
Página 519 - Majesty that penal statutes, in matters ecclesiastical, cannot be suspended but by act of Parliament.
Página 373 - ... grievances, which daily happen within this realm, are proper subjects and matter of counsel and debate in Parliament; and that in the handling and proceeding of those businesses every member of the House of Parliament hath, and of right ought to have, freedom of speech to propound, treat, reason and bring to conclusion the same...
Página 432 - That the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled, do declare that the people are, under God, the original of all just power. And do also declare, that the Commons of England, in Parliament assembled, being chosen by, and representing the people, have the supreme power in this nation.
Página 319 - After this general exhortation, the king continued in these words, " and yet nevertheless our pleasure is, that where our privy council, or any of them shall, in our behalf, recommend within their jurisdiction, men of learning and wisdom ; in such cases their directions shall be regarded and followed...
Página 374 - ... said or done in parliament, the same is to be showed to the king, by the advice and assent of all the Commons assembled in parliament, before the king give credence to any private information.
Página 384 - ... that the aforesaid commissions, for proceeding by martial law, may be revoked and annulled ; and that hereafter no commissions of like nature may issue forth to any person or persons whatsoever to be executed as aforesaid, lest by colour of them any of your Majesty's subjects be destroyed or put to death contrary to the laws and franchise of the land.
Página 363 - What cause we your poor Commons have to watch over our privileges, is manifest in itself to all men. The prerogatives of princes may easily, and do daily grow : the privileges of the subject are for the most part at an everlasting stand.

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