A Student's Manual of English Constitutional History

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B. Blackwell, 1902 - 644 Seiten
 

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Seite 267 - That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament.
Seite 529 - Excise. A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property, but wretches hired by those to whom excise is paid.
Seite 458 - 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.
Seite 237 - Majesty, that no man hereafter be compelled to make or yield any gift, loan, benevolence, tax, or such like charge, without common consent by act of Parliament...
Seite 280 - ... 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 .M But the Lords still retained the right...
Seite 232 - But the matters which are to be established for the Estate of our Lord the King and of his Heirs, and for the estate of the Realm and of the People, shall be treated, accorded, and established in Parliament by our Lord the King and by the Assent of the Prelates, Earls, and Barons and the commonalty of the Realm, according as it hath been heretofore accustomed.
Seite 621 - And herein they state the naked facts, as they find them to be proved, and pray the advice of the court thereon; concluding conditionally, that if upon the whole matter the court should be of opinion that the plaintiff had cause of action, they then find for the plaintiff; if otherwise, then for the defendant.
Seite 275 - It seems to follow that the House of Commons has the exclusive power of interpreting the statute, so far as the regulation of its own proceedings within its own walls is concerned; and that, even if that interpretation should be erroneous, this Court has no power to interfere with it directly or indirectly.
Seite 165 - It was resolved , in consequence , by the lower house , " that it is the undoubted right of the commons in parliament assembled , to impeach before the lords in parliament any peer or commoner for treason , or any other crime or misdemeanor : and that the refusal of the lords to proceed in parliament upon such impeachment is a denial of justice , and a violation of the constitution of parliament ' ." It seems indeed difficult to justify the determination of the lords.
Seite 75 - Not all the water in the rough rude sea Can wash the balm off from an anointed king...

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