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  • Charles's ambition aimed at wider fields, and when Margaret, countess of Flanders, asked help of the French court against the German king William of Holland, by whom she had been defeated, he gladly accepted her offer of the county of; Hainaut in exchange for his assistance (1253); this arrangement was, however, rescinded by Louis of France, who returned from captivity in 1254, and Charles gave up Hainaut for an immense sum of money.
  • Rescinded February 15, 1876, it was re-enacted on November 28, 1876, and is still operative.
  • Rescinded both these injunctions in 1573; and indeed, as regards the hours, all that Pius V.
  • (almost all of the present state of Mississippi and more than half of the present state of Alabama) to four land companies, but in the following year a new legislature rescinded the contracts on the ground that they had been fraudulently and corruptly made, as was probably the case, and the rescindment was embodied in the Constitution of 1798.
  • Shocked the feelings of Athens, and on the next day it was (illegally) rescinded just in time to prevent Paches carrying it out.

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