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" England, of the which most part was of people of small substance and of no value; whereof every of them pretended a voice equivalent, as to 'such elections to be made, with the most worthy knights and esquires dwelling within the same counties, whereby... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 304
1817
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The Rise and Progress of the English Constitution: The Treatise of ..., Volume 1

Jean Louis de Lolme, Archibald John Stephens - Constitutional history - 1838
...whereof every of them pretended a voice equivalent, as to such elections to be made, with the most worthy knights and esquires dwelling within the same...likely rise and be, unless convenient and due remedy was provided;" and therefore it was enacted, " that the ' knights Knights to v of the shires' should...
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The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Now First Collected: Under the Superintendence ...

Jeremy Bentham - 1839
...voice equivalent, as to such elections to be made, with the most worthy knights and esquires dv/etting within the same counties, whereby manslaughters, riots,...convenient and due remedy be provided in this behalf. (2.) Our Lord the King, considering the premises, hath provided, ordained, and stabliuhed, by authority...
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The History of England, Volume 1

Thomas Keightley - Great Britain - 1839
...small substance and of no value, yet pretending to a right equal to the best knights and esquires, whereby manslaughters, riots, batteries and divisions...the same counties shall very likely rise and be," etc. * See the Fasten Letters, passim. CHAPTER XII. EDWARD IV.* 1461—1483. Battle of Towton, —...
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The Dublin Review

1840
...; whereof every of them pretended a voice equivalent as to such elections to be made with the most worthy knights and esquires dwelling within the same...be, unless convenient and due remedy be provided." By common right, Prynne says, "every inhabitant and commoner in each county had a voice in the election...
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Paston letters: original letters written during the reigns of ..., Volume 1

sir John Fenn, Alexander Ramsay (miscellaneous writer) - 1840
...them of small substance and value, yet pretending to a right equal to the best knights and esquires; whereby manslaughters, riots, batteries, and divisions...same counties, shall very likely rise and be, unless due remedy be provided in this behalf,' &c. We may learn from these expressions what an important matter...
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A treatise on the popular progess in English history, an introduction to the ...

John Forster - 1840 - 80 pages
...construction of Henry the fourth's statute], yet pretending to a right equal to the best knights and esquires; whereby manslaughters, riots, batteries, and divisions...same counties shall very likely rise and be, unless due remedy be provided in this behalf." Even our greatest anti-popular historian may here feel impelled...
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The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Part 3

Jeremy Bentham - Constitutional law - 1843
...with the most worthy knights and etquirei dwell. ing within the same counties, whereby n:anslaughters, riots, batteries, and divisions among the gentlemen...unless convenient and due remedy be provided in this behalt (2.) Our Ijord the King, considering the premises, hath provided, ordained, and stablished,...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1843
...state — what ? not that outrage had been committed, but that riots, batteries, and divisions amone; the gentlemen and other people of the same counties shall very likely rise and be ; and fur this reason, the act goes on to limit the franchise to those possessed of 40. freeholds....
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The Statesmen of the Commonwealth of England: With a Treatise on ..., Volume 1

John Forster - Great Britain - 1846
...construction of Henry the Fourth's statute], yet pretending to a right equal to the best knights and esquires, whereby manslaughters, riots, batteries, and divisions...same counties shall very likely rise and be, unless due remedy be provided in this behalf." Even our greatest antipopular historian may here feel impelled...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ..., Volume 2

David Hume - Great Britain - 1848
...substance . X*I-. and value, yet pretending to a right equal to the best 146I- knights and esquires ; whereby manslaughters, riots, batteries, and divisions...same counties, shall very likely rise and be, unless due remedy be provided in this behalf," &c. We may learn from these expressions, what an important...
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