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HALLAMS CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND
A View of the Advantages of the English Government
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advantages afterwards ancient appear arbitrary army assembly assent authority barons bill boroughs burgesses called cause charter circumstances citizens civil common law consent consequence continued council courts of equity crown danger declared duke duke of Gloucester earl Edward Edward III effect election enacted endeavour England English constitution English government established executive power favour former France gilt grant Henry HENRY HALLAM Henry III house of commons house of lords influence instance judges jury justice kind king king's kingdom knights land legislative legislature lords manner matter means ment mentioned monarchs nation nature never observe parlia parliament peers perhaps persons petitions political possessed praetor prerogative present prince principles privilege proceedings public liberty regard reign remedy rendered respect Richard rolls of parliament Roman senate sheriff sovereign spirit statute subsidy summoned tallages tion treason tribunes Twelve Tables villeins villenage whole words writ