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 3041817Full view
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...of small substance and of no value, whereof every of them pretended a voice equivalent with the most worthy Knights and Esquires dwelling within the same...the Gentlemen and other people of the same Counties would very likely rise and be, unless convenient and due remedy were provided," the statute enacts,...