A Constitutional History of the House of Lords: From Original Sources

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Macmillan, 1894 - 405 pagina's
 

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The delegated jurisdiction of the Court of Common Pleas as described
37
The several kinds of Councils enumerated
46
The word applied to Councils but not to every kind of Council
49
Bishops
55
earldoms
62
Case of Joan widow of Gilbert Earl of Gloucester and Hertford
68
The conveyance of the lands to a stranger might perhaps deprive
75
It was an accepted opinion in the same reign that there could not
81
Difference between the PreNorman Thanes and the Barons of
87
CHAPTER VII
108
common law doctrine as to the halfblood
109
The doctrine of hereditary barony by writ was now becoming possible
114
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123
Special importance of the De la Warr case
129
The right of a survivor of coheirs to a barony not acknowledged
135
The doctrine of the ennobling of blood intelligible and consistent with
141
Restriction of forfeiture in 1814 and practical abolition in 1870
142
Attainted for High Treason in the reign of Queen Mary I 20
149
Bishops holding by barony after the Conquest
154
They were never in the same position as Temporal Lords even with
161
The ancient baronies in virtue of which Bishops claimed to be Peers
167
Feudal rights affected by forfeiture or escheat for Treason or Felony
173
Trial of Spiritual Lords
179
The judgement reversed by Parliament in the reign of Edward III
185
The Exchequer had in fact no jurisdiction in Treason
191
The Lords claim to judge Peers with others in crimes against the State
207
The accused identified as John Holland Earl of Huntingdon
211
No trial by Peers in procedure by Appeal of murder c
217
Appeal of Treason against the Archbishop of York and Peers
222
all the Peers to be summoned on trial of a Peer
224
Discretion of the Lords as to punishment
230
The idea that the summons was a right associated with later ideas
238
The Appeal proceeds in Parliament
275
Council
280
Diminished power of the Judges in Parliament
284
Jurisdiction in relation to representative Peers of Scotland
286
The Procurator of the Clergy represents the Spiritual Lords at
291
Jurisdiction of the House of Lords over error in the Kings Bench
292
But fully admitted since the reign of Charles II
298
Effect of the Union with Scotland
299
The operation of the Act twice deferred
305
The King Prelates and Proceres establish the Constitutions
311
Other socalled Statutes of the reign of Edward I enacted without
317
King and Council and King and Lords still retained the power
320
Substitution of Bills in the form of Acts for Petitions in the reign
326
Act of 1664 for holding Parliaments once in three years at least
332
The annual sitting of Parliaments depends not on Statutes but
334
Constitutional struggle in the reign of Henry IV
340
in theory
342
CHAPTER XV
346
the Chancellor
351
CHAPTER XV
358
346
361
Union of the Churches of England and Ireland
364
Edward son of Edmund Duke of York created Earl for the term
370
Contradictory statements of Coke as to life peerages
372
Third Protest partly on the ground that the Judges had not been
378
The Earl of Roseberys motion touching the constitution of the House
384
The national habits have commonly been reflected in new creations
390
Uniformity in the writs of summons to Bishops
394
a better system needed
395
Disability under Acts relating to Oaths
396
They enjoyed certain privileges of Peers as holding by barony
397

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Pagina 364 - Trinity college, and one for each of the thirty-one most considerable cities, towns, and boroughs) be the number to sit and vote on the part of Ireland in the house of commons of the parliament of the united kingdom.
Pagina 230 - Upon advised consideration of the charges," said he, " descending into my own conscience, and calling my memory to account so far as I am able, I do plainly and ingenuously confess, that I am guilty of corruption, and do renounce all defence.
Pagina 269 - Ireland as shall for the time being be actually elected, and shall not have declined to serve, for any county, city, or borough of Great Britain, hath any right to give his vote in the election of any member to serve in Parliament.
Pagina 343 - 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 z.
Pagina 295 - England; that the record and process aforesaid being inspected, we may cause to be done thereupon for correcting that error, what of right and according to the law and custom of our realm of England ought to be done.
Pagina 331 - Parliament ought to be holden at least once every year for the redress of grievances, but the appointment of the time and place for the holding thereof hath always belonged, as it ought, to His Majesty and his royal progenitors...
Pagina 366 - ... and meaning of this article, that at all times after the Union, it shall and may be lawful for his Majesty, his heirs and successors, to keep up the peerage of that part of the united kingdom called Ireland to the number of one hundred, over and above the number of such of the said peers as shall be entitled, by descent or creation, to an hereditary seat in the House of Lords of the united kingdom...
Pagina 302 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Pagina 303 - IRELAND the rights claimed by them to be bound only by laws enacted by his Majesty and the parliament of that kingdom, in all cases whatever, and to have all actions and suits at law or in equity, which may be instituted in that kingdom, decided in his Majesty's courts therein finally, and without appeal from thence...
Pagina 268 - That it is a high infringement of the liberties and privileges of the Commons of the United Kingdom...

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