A Concise Account of the Origin of the Two Houses of Parliament

A Concise Account of the Origin of the Two Houses of Parliament
A Concise Account of the Origin of the Two Houses of Parliament
Excerpt from A Concise Account of the Origin of the Two Houses of Parliament: With an Impartial Statement of the Privileges of the House of Commons, and of the Liberty of the SubjectIt is remarkable that the different sides of this question have been strenuously maintained by different parties in politics. The friends of the prerogative, in order to treat the House of Commons with less respect, and to diminish its dignity, contend that it owes its origin to the rebellion of the Earl of Leicester, in the 49th year of Henry III., and consequently that it was an innovation in our government; and when the attendance of the Commons was ordered in the next reign by Edward I., that the authority and existence of the Lower House emanated from the prerogative of the Crown. Because this has been advanced by one party, those who act upon opposite principles think it necessary wholly to deny it, and to endeavour to prove that representation did not commence in the reign of Henry III., but that it must have existed before the Conquest, and from the remotest antiquity; on whichever side is the truth, the decision of this question ought by no means to diminish our veneration for our present liberty and constitution.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.Эта книга будет изготовлена в соответствии с Вашим заказом по технологии Print-on-Demand компанией ООО «Книга по Требованию». Print-on-Demand - это технология печати книг по Вашему заказу на цифровом типографском оборудовании. Книга, произведенная по технологии Print-on-Demand (POD) представляет собой классическую печатную книгу с соблюдением всех стандартов качества, от офсетной бумаги и плотного картона до качественного клея, используемого при изготовлении. Черно-белая текстовая или полноцветная иллюстрированная книга (в зависимости от исходного файла, подготовленного к печати) может быть изготовлена в разных вариантах: - в мягкой обложке (Клеевое Бесшвейное Скрепление); - скрепление скобой (для книг с небольшим количеством страниц); - в твердом переплете с клееным текстовым блоком; Материалы, используемые при производстве книги: - бумага текстового блока - офсетная (белая или кремовая) 80 г/м2 - мягкая обложка - бумага мелованная 250 г/м2; - ламинация обложки - матовая или глянцевая; - твердый переплет - картон 2 мм, каптал, белые форзацы, прямой корешок - сверхпрочный полимерный клей; - каждая книга упакована в термопленку. Каждый заказ обрабатывается в индивидуальном порядке: каждой книге, напечатанной по технологии Print-on-Demand, присваивается уникальный номер.