The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: The making of the constitution

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1889
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The manor a selfgoverning community The parish in Virginia
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Colonies transformed into sovereign states which are substantial reproductions
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Legislative power constitutional limitations an American invention
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An embryonic feudalism prior to the Conquest Norman feudal ideas more fully
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the judicial power
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National Citizenship
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Distinctive Racetraits
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nobles freemen freedmen and slaves the simple free
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Rights of a grantee of bookland depend upon the terms of the grant Laenland
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their names have varied in different
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its influence on national character
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physiography of North
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of Roman civilization a mere military department The defences of Britain
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Kingship in Britain an outgrowth of conquest right of election limited by
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family land
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A laen generally an estate for life occupancy at the will of the lord an unbooked
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CHAPTER IV
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Whitby 664 English church accepts Christianity in its Latin form organiza
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CHAPTER V
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Peace and justice belong at first not to the king but to the folk In the growth
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Royal revenue not contingent upon legislative grants dues in the form of rents
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Account of Eutropius only a portion of the Saxons pass into Britain The
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Documents and the ordeal absence of an equitable jurisdiction strictness of
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BOOK II
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planted by Rolf in 911
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Federalism as a System of Government
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CHAPTER II
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the sworn and paid councillors come to be known as the privy council during
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England based her claims upon voyages of the Cabots the great titledeed James
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The treasurer The curia regis the source of the entire judicial and administra
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oped in the cabinet
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Manorial group divided into two classes fewness of free tenants tenants in vil
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Composition for nonattendance reorganization of the local courts Assize
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CHAPTER III
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Commixture of royal and customary law origin of the trial jury union of races
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the national council a perfect federal
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A summing up of the traditional liberties of the English nation completion
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shire
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Summary
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THE TEUTONIC CONQUEST AND SETTLEMENT OF BRITAIN
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Pressure of the Royal Authority upon every Class in the Reign
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der in 1203
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Youngs case Strodes case case of Eliot Holles and Valentine
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First representative parliament The years 1214 and 1215 Johns expedition
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Richard and John claimed that the will of the prince was the law of the land
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Reforms in the judicial system
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The Executive Power the King Saxons and all other tribes that
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Earliest authorized report of a parliamentary debate 1242 the proposed reform
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Battle of Evesham August 1265 Dictum de Kenilworth October 1266 Statute
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Right of the commons to regulate elections
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Restraints in favor of the family a grantee of bookland
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Stat De Asportatis Religiosorum Stat of Provisors stat for the protection
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BOOK III
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Primary assemblies die out everywhere but in England
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the lord high steward
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the Black Death in 1348 population so reduced that hired labor became dear
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Appearance of the Shire and Town Representatives in the National
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Effects of the French and Indian war on the cause of union Stamp Act Congress
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It is probable that the three estates deliberated apart from the beginning save when
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Right originally vested in the king in council justices of assize given power to
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Tunnage and poundage
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the minority
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Conflict between capital and labor intensified by the teachings of the Lollard
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CHAPTER II
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Right to determine validity of elections first asserted by the commons in the reign
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The House of Lancaster
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The right to make supply depend upon redress finally established two vitally
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office of admiral
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The council after the accession of Henry IV the commons request in 1404 that
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Beaufort who in 1424 had been made chancellor in 1441 became chief minister
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its accession marks the beginning of a long period of
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Growing wealth and influence of the clergy the Lollard revolt
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Edward claimed that the Lancastrian kings were kings de facto non de jure
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declared protector on 4th May and crowned
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