A History of England from the First Invasion by the Romans Volume 4

A History of England from the First Invasion by the Romans Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...household during the minority: but left to the king himself the selection of his other companions and servants. To a third request that - a parliament might be holden once every year at a convenient place, to redress - delays in actions at law, and to decide finally those - cases in which the judges differed in opinion," it was replied that the existing statutes should be put in execution, and the place of meeting be determined by the king. ' Judgment Before the close of the session Alice Perrers was of Alice Perrers. abandoned by her former patron to the resentment of the commons. She was arraigned before the peers on the act passed the last year, to prohibit females from soliciting causes in the king's courts for hire or reward: and was accused of having procured from the deceased monarch the revocation of sir Nicholas Dagworth's appointment to an office in Ireland, and 'Rot. Pari. iii. 6, 7. 16. During these proceedings the lords appear to have acted on the principle, that by the minority of the king, the right of providing for the government had devolved upon themselves. Nov. 32. Events of the war. a full pardon for Richard Lyons, who had been convicted of several misdemeanors at the prosecution of the commons in parliament. The prelates and lords resolved that she should be tried by a jury before a committee of the house, consisting of the duke of Lancaster and four earls. She was found guilty, and condemned to banishment, and the forfeiture of all her lands, tenements, goods, and chattels. ' The hopes of the nation had been raised by the promises, they were afterwads depressed by the inactivity, of the duke of Lancaster. That prince, who had received the whole of the last subsidy, conducted an l378. " August. army...show more

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  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236503279
  • 9781236503275