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" ... a Commonwealth and Free State, and shall from henceforth be governed as a Commonwealth and Free State by the supreme authority of this nation, the representatives of the people in Parliament, and by such as they shall appoint and constitute as officers... "
Quarter Sessions Records - Page 91
by Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (North Riding of Yorkshire) - 1887
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Mighty England: The Story of the English People

William Elliot Griffis - Great Britain - 1912 - 304 pages
...office of king and the House of Lords. On May 11, 1649, Parliament declared "the people of England to be a Commonwealth and Free State, by the supreme authority of this nation." Ireland declared for the future king, Charles II, but the English army crossed the Channel and conquered...
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Yale studies in English, Volumes 49-51

1914
...England . . . are, and shall be, and are hereby constituted, made, established, and confirmed to be a Commonwealth and Free State, by the supreme authority...representatives of the people in Parliament, . . . and that without any King or House of Lords ' (Gardiner, Const. Doc., p. 388). This was the position taken...
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Constitutional History of England

George Burton Adams - Constitutional history - 1921 - 518 pages
...shall be, and are hereby constituted ... to be a Commonwealth and Free State, and shall from henceforth be governed as a Commonwealth and Free State by the...Parliament, and by such as they shall appoint and constitute as officers and ministers under them for the good of the people." These changes were really made necessary...
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The Rump Parliament 1648-53

Blair Worden - History - 1977 - 440 pages
...executive power. In May the Commons resolved that 'the people of England . . . shall from henceforth be governed as a Commonwealth and free state by the...the representatives of the people in parliament'. 2 For the next four years England experienced a period, unique in its history, of supreme parliamentary...
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Nationalism: Five Roads to Modernity

Liah Greenfeld - History - 1993 - 581 pages
...constituted, made, established, and confirmed, to be a Commonwealth and Free State, and shall from henceforth be governed as a Commonwealth and Free State by the...this nation, the representatives of the people in Parliament."26 While "commonwealth" clearly meant "a republic" (in distinction from monarchy), it —...
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Sir Matthew Hale, 1609-1676: Law, Religion and Natural Philosophy

Alan Cromartie - Biography & Autobiography - 1995 - 264 pages
...Commonwealth and free-state. And shall from henceforth be governed as a Commonwealth and free-state by the supreme authority of this nation, the representatives...Parliament, and by such as they shall appoint and constitute as officers and asserted 'the clear consistency of [the law practised in the courts] with the present...
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Revolutions and the Revolutionary Tradition in the West, 1560-1991

David Parker - History - 2000 - 237 pages
...was a clear political revolution: the monarchy and the House of Lords were removed and England was 'governed as a commonwealth and free state by the...the representatives of the people in parliament'. The hopes of the more secularly minded radicals were rapidly disillusioned with Leveller denunciation...
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The Life of Oliver Cromwell: With a Selection from His Letters and Speeches

Thomas Carlyle - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 388 pages
...COMMONWEALTH OR FREE-STATE ; and ' shall from henceforth be governed as a Commonwealth and ' Free-State, — by the Supreme Authority of this Nation the 'Representatives...shall appoint and constitute officers and ministers under ' them for the good of the People, and that without any King 'or House of Lords.' — What modelling...
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Republicanism: Volume 1, Republicanism and Constitutionalism in Early Modern ...

Martin van Gelderen - History - 2005 - 434 pages
...May 1649 announced that as a 'Commonwealth and Free State' the people of England would be governed by the supreme authority of this nation, the representatives of the people in parliament'. The Rump would never elaborate on that terse announcement. Over the next two years the regime, struggling...
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The Concise Encyclopedia of the Revolutions and Wars of England, Scotland ...

Stephen C. Manganiello - History - 2004 - 613 pages
...England, and of all the dominions and territories thereunto belonging, are and shall from henceforth be governed as a commonwealth and free state by the...Parliament and by such as they shall appoint and constitute as officers and ministers under them for the good of the people, and that without any King or Lords....
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