Reform without innovation: or Cursory thoughts on the only practicable reform of Parliament (Google eBook)

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Printed by W. Savage, 1810 - Political Science - 23 pages
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Page 12 - Great Britain called England, the dominion of Wales, and town of Berwick upon Tweed...
Page 13 - ... and that if any person, who shall be elected or returned to serve in any parliament, as a knight of a shire, or as a citizen, burgess, or baron of the cinque ports, shall not, at the time of such election and return be...
Page 14 - Member of the House of Commons at the Table in the Middle of the said House, and whilst a ¿ t- 4¿+ 98 CAP. XIX.] full House of Commons is there duly sitting, with their Speaker in his Chair, at such Hours and according to such Regulations as each House may by its Standing Orders direct.
Page 12 - Wales, who shall not have, either in law or equity, to and for his own use and benefit, in possession, a freehold, copyhold, or customary estate for life, or for some greater estate, or an estate for some long term of years, determinable upon one or more life or lives, or for a certain term originally created for twenty-one years or more, in lands, tenements, or hereditaments...
Page 23 - ... the constituent content, at least to all reasonable purposes, and to the full satisfaction of every reasonable mind : for he who expects that any plan could be formed, or hint suggested, that should equally meet the objects and wishes of all parties, would be just as weak as the countryman of...
Page 13 - ... the annual value of three hundred pounds, above reprizes, for every citizen, burgess, or baron of the Cinque Ports ; and that if any person, .who shall be elected or returned to serve in any Parliament, as a knight of a shire, or as a citizen, burgess, or baron of the Cinque Ports...
Page 14 - ... country. The mischiefs attending such a vile collusion, and in particular the undue influence which the crown must have acquired from the practice, were either felt or apprehended by some honest patriots, who, after divers unsuccessful efforts, at length presented to the house a bill, importing, that every person who shall be elected a member of the house of commons, should, before he presumed to take his seat, deliver to...
Page 13 - ... for every citizen, burgess or baron of the cinque ports ; and that if any person who shall be elected or returned to serve in any Parliament as a knight of a shire or as a citizen, burgess or baron of the cinque ports shall not at the time of such election and return be seized of or entitled to such an estate in lands, tenements or hereditaments as for such knight or for such citizen, burgess or baron respectively is hereinbefore required or limited, such election and return shall be void.
Page 14 - House, at the table in the middle • of the said House, and whilst the House of Commons is there duly sitting, with their Speaker in the chair of the said House, a paper or account signed by every such member, containing the name or names of the parish, township or precinct, or of the several parishes, townships or precincts, and also of the county, or of the several counties, in •which the lands, tenements, or hereditaments do...
Page 12 - Tweed who shall not have an Estate Freehold or Copyhold for his own Life or for some greater Estate either in Law or Equity to and for his own Use and Benefit of or in Lands Tenements...

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