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" Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 85
1825
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - 1807 - 686 pages
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power : authority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Ecclesiastical Courts at ...

Jesse Addams - 1823 - 598 pages
...and ecclesiastical." " Hence it is," he adds, "that no suit or action can be brought against the King even in civil matters, because no Court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power : authority to try would be vain and idle without...
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The British Constitution, Or an Epitome of Blackstone's Commentaries on the ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE, Vincent Wanostrocht - 1823 - 872 pages
...no man, accountable to no man. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. Hence it is, likewise, that by law the person of the king is sacred, even though the measures pursued...
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Gifford's English lawyer; or, Every man his own lawyer, by John Gifford

Alexander Whellier - 1825 - 836 pages
...ecclesiastical, owing no kind of subjection to any other potentate upon earth. No suit or action, therefore, can be brought against him, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. But the law has not left the subject without remedy : for as to private injuries, if any one has a...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - 1825 - 572 pages
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power : authority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - 1825 - 660 pages
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power : authority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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The British herald, or Cabinet of armorial bearings of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Robson (engraver.) - 1830 - 694 pages
...any other potentate upon earth. Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the king, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. Hence it is, likewise, that, by law, the person of the king is sacred, even though the measures pursued...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Ecclesiastical Courts ...

Great Britain. Courts - 1831 - 564 pages
...ecclesiastical. " " Hence it is," he adds, " that no suit or action can be brought against the King even in civil matters, because no Court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power: authority to try would be vain and idle without...
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The Political Text Book: Comprising a View of the Origin and Objects of ...

William Carpenter - 1833 - 270 pages
...sub nullo, nisi tantum sub Deo Hence it is, that no suit or action can be brought against the King, even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him. For all jurisdiction implies superiority of power: authority to try would be vain and idle, without...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of King's Bench and in ...

George Okill Stuart - 1834 - 652 pages
...like attribute of pre-eminence or supreme power that no suit or action can be brought against the king even in civil matters, because no court can have jurisdiction over him, for all jurisdiction implies superiority of power ; authority to try would be vain and idle without...
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