The History of the Common Law of England: And An Analysis of the Civil Part of the Law
H. Butterworth, 1820 - 472 pages
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Page 235 - That the churches of England and Ireland, as now by law established, be united into one protestant episcopal church, to be called, The United Church of England and Ireland; and that the doctrine, worship, discipline, and government of the said united church shall be, and shall remain in full force for ever, as the same are now by law established for the church of England ; and the continuance and preservation of the said united church, as the established church of England and Ireland...
Page 208 - England, of the which most part was of people of small substance and of no value; whereof every of them pretended a voice equivalent, as to 'such elections to be made, with the most worthy knights and esquires dwelling within the same counties, whereby manslaughters, riots, batteries, and divisions among the gentlemen and other people of the same counties, shall very likely rise and be, unless convenient and due remedy be provided in this behalf...
Page 251 - From that moment, as by a charm, the tumults subsided ; obedience was restored ; peace, order, and civilization, followed in the train of liberty. When the day-star of the English constitution had arisen in their hearts, all was harmony within and without — Simul alba nautis, Stella refulsit, Defluit saxis agitatus humor ; Concidunt venti, fugiuntque nubes, Et minax (quod sic voluere) ponto Unda recumbit.
Page 232 - That it be the fourth article of union, that four lords spiritual of Ireland by rotation of sessions, and twenty-eight lords temporal of Ireland elected for life by the peers of Ireland, shall be the number to sit and vote on the part of Ireland in the house of lords of the parliament of the united kingdom...
Page 233 - ... that it shall be lawful for his majesty, his heirs and successors, to create...
Page 233 - Ireland shall, bv extinction of peerages or otherwise, be reduced to the number of one hundred, exclusive of all such peers of that part of the united kingdom called Ireland, as shall hold any peerage of Great Britain subsisting at the time of the union, or of the united kingdom...
Page 237 - ... sinking fund for the reduction of the principal of the debt incurred in either kingdom before the union, shall continue to be separately defrayed by Great Britain and Ireland respectively.
Page 179 - It fixed the forfeiture of lands for felony in the same manner as it still remains ; prohibited for the future the grants of exclusive fisheries ; and the erection of new bridges so as to oppress the neighbourhood. With respect to private rights : it established the testamentary power of...
Page 227 - And will you maintain and preserve inviolably the settlement of the united Church of England and Ireland, and the doctrine, worship, discipline and government thereof, as by law established within England and Ireland and the territories thereunto belonging?
Page 31 - ... admitted to make a defence, or to examine witnesses, or to appeal from a judgment he might think erroneous; and therefore the depositions of witnesses in another cause, in proof of a fact, the verdict of a jury finding the fact, and the judgment of the court upon the fact found, although evidence against the parties, and all claiming under THEM, are not, in general, to be used to the prejudice of strangers.