Sentence Examples

  • He drew up the bill for making parliaments indissoluble except by their own consent, and supported the Grand Remonstrance and the action taken in the Commons against the illegal canons; on the militia question, however, he advocated a joint control by king and parliament.
  • For Scottish constitutional history, what there is of it, Sanford Terry's Scottish Parliaments may be recommended.
  • Scotland was to be forgiven the ransom, receive the Stone of Scone and retain its independent title as a kingdom: her parliaments were to be held within her own borders; her governors and magistrates were to be Scots, freedom of trade was guaranteed, and the earl of Douglas was to be restored to his English estates, or to an equivalent.
  • Sicily had parliaments, and some constitutional principles were well understood.
  • By the laws of Frederick parliaments were to be regularly held, and without their consent the king could not make war, peace or alliance.

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