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" Whereas the elections of knights of shires to come to the parliaments of our Lord the King, in many counties of the realm of England, have now, of late, been made by very great, outrageous, and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties... "
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A Manual of the English Constitution: With a Review of Its Rise, Growth, and ...

David Rowland - 1859 - 606 pages
...of inferior position to the knights, esquires, and freeholders. " The elections of knights of shires have now of late been made by very great, outrageous, and excessive number of people dwelling within the counties, of the which most part was of people of small substance...
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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 10

1861 - 434 pages
...shillings a-year was fixed. The preamble, in indignant language, declares " that the elections had of late been made by very great, outrageous, and excessive numbers of people dwelling in the counties, of the which most part was of people of small substance and no value, whereof every...
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Registration Cases: Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of ...

Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas, David Deady Keane, James Grant - 1863 - 596 pages
...The statute 8 Hen. 6, c. 7, reciting that "whereas the election of knights of shires to come to the parliament of our lord the king, in many counties...been made by very great, outrageous and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties of the realm of England, of the which most part...
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Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Common Pleas and in ..., Volume 11

John Scott, Great Britain. Court of Common Pleas - 1865 - 566 pages
...Now the 8 H. 6, c. 7, recites that " the elections of knights of shires to come to the parliaments of our lord the King in many counties of the realm...been made by very great, outrageous, and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties of the realm of England, of the which most part...
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On Democracy

J. Arthur Partridge - 1866 - 446 pages
...confirmation from the later statute, 8 H. VI, c. 7, which, reciting that * elections of knights of shires have now of late been made by very great, outrageous, and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties, of the which most part was people of small substance...
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The Government of England: Its Structure and Its Development

William Edward Hearn - 1867 - 588 pages
...elections in the counties of England. Its preamble recites that " the elections of Knights of Shires have now of late been made by very great outrageous and excessive number of people either of small substance or of no value, whereof every one of them pretended to have...
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The Constitutional History of England, from Edward I. to Henry VII.: Text ...

Henry Hallam - 1869 - 146 pages
...confirmation from the later statute, 8 H. VI., c. 7, which, reciting that "elections of knights of shires have now of late been made by very great, outrageous, and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties, of the which most part was people of small substance...
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The Statutes, Volume 1; Volume 1236

Great Britain - 1870 - 952 pages
...enjoy. * * * * * * Item, whereas the elections of knights of shires (5) to come to the Parliaments of [our lord] the King, in many counties of [the realm...been made by very great, [outrageous,] and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties [of the realm of England,] of the which most part...
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View of the state of Europe during the Middle ages. With additions from ...

Henry Hallam - 1871 - 672 pages
...confirmation from the later statute, 8 H. VI. c. 7, which, reciting that " elections of knights of shires have now of late been made by very great, outrageous, and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties, of the which most part was people of small substance...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of ..., Volume 74

Great Britain. Courts - 1872 - 608 pages
...•• of parliament, " recites that " the elections of knights of shires to come to the parliaments of our lord the King, in many counties of the realm of England, have now of late been made by many great, outrageous, and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties of the realm...
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