The Representative History of Great Britain and Ireland: Being a History of the House of Commons, and of the Counties, Cities, and Boroughs of the United Kingdom ...

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Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, 1816
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Page 346 - Resolved, that it is a high infringement of the liberties and privileges of the Commons of the United Kingdom for any lord of parliament or other...
Page 361 - All conveyances of any messuages, lands, tenements, or hereditaments, in any county, city, borough, &c. in order to multiply voices, or to split and divide the interest in any houses or lands among several persons, to enable them to vote at elections of Members to serve in Parliament, are hereby declared to be void and of none effect; and that no more than one single voice shall be admitted for one and the same house or tenement.
Page 345 - And because elections ought to be free, the king commandeth upon great forfeiture, that no man by force of arms, nor by malice, or menacing, shall disturb any to make free election.
Page 207 - This will include spiritual with temporal, and, taken together, must operate wonderfully to your purpose,- by convincing them, that they are at present under a power something like that spoken of in the scriptures, which...
Page 346 - ... or other officer or person whatsoever, concerned or employed in the charging, collecting, levying, or managing the customs, or any branch or part thereof...
Page 207 - Majesty that it may be declared; and be it declared by the King's most excellent Majesty, by and with the consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same...
Page 263 - That the possessors of property may, and must, and ought to have a predominating influence in the election of members to serve in this House, I think is equally clear. But that, abandoning all their legitimate rights of influence, and laying aside all the virtuous and generous motives of friendship, affection...
Page 371 - Members who have taken their seats are ineligible for any other place until they have vacated their former seats ; but persons elected for one place may, before they take their seats, be returned for any other place ; in which case, by an order of the House, they are to make their election by that day three weeks, for which of the places they will serve, provided there be no question upon the return from that place.
Page 353 - ... order to induce such person to procure, or endeavour to procure, the return of any person to serve in Parliament, or the vote of any voter at any election ! 4.
Page 354 - Provided always, that the aforesaid Enactment shall not extend or be construed to extend to any Money paid or agreed to be paid for or on account of any legal Expenses bona fide incurred at or concerning any Election.

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