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SELECT STATUTES, CASES AND DOCUMENTS

SELECT STATUTES
CASES AND DOCUMENTS

TO ILLUSTRATE ENGLISH
CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY, 1660-1832

WITH A SUPPLEMENT FROM 1832-1894

EDITED BY

C. GRANT ROBERTSON, M.A.

Fellow or All Souls' College, Oxford
Examiner In The Honour School Of Modern History In The
University Of Oxford, 1901-1904

NEW YORK: G. P PUTNAM'S SONS
LONDON: METHUEN & CO.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

in Adam and Stephens' Collection.)

•L 12 Cha. II. c . 24 (The Abolition of Feudal Tenures) . . 1

II. 13 Cha. II. St . i. c. 5 (Act against Tumultuous Petitioning) . 5

Resolutions of the House of Commons in 1669 and 1701 . 6, 7

III. 13 Cha. II. St. i. c. 6 (The First Militia Act) . . 8 -

Extracts from 13 & 14 Cha. II. c. 3 . . 9

Extracts from 15 Cha. II. c. 4 (Militia Act) . . 10

t*IV. 13 Cha. II. St. ii. c. 1 (The Corporation Act. No. 1) . 10

t*V. 14 Cha. II. c. 4 (The Act of Uniformity) 12

VI. 14 Cha. II. c. 33 (The Licensing Aot) . . . 27

VII. 16 Cha. II. c. 1 (A Triennial Act) . . 32

fVIII. 17 Cha. II. c. 2 (The Five Mile Act) . . . 33

+IX. 22 Cha. II. c. 1 (The Conventicle Act. No. 2) . 35

t»X. 25 Cha. II. c. 2 (The Test Act) . . . 39

•The Declaration of Indulgence, 1672 . 42

The Resolutions of the House of Commons . 44

*XI. 31 Cha. II. c . 2 (The Habeas Corpus Amendment Act) . . 46

A Writ and the Return to the Writ under the Act . . 54

•XII. 1 Will. and Mar. e. 1 (The Legislation of the Convention

Parliament) . . . ... 55

The Letters summoning the Convention Parliament . . 56

•XIII. 1 Will. and Mar. c. 5 (The Mutiny Aot) . 58

The Modern Form of the same, 1 Edw. VII. c. 2 . .62

A Protest of Dissenting Peers (1718) . . . 62

XIV. 1 Will. and Mar. c. 6 (The Coronation Oath Act) . . 65

The Coronation Oath in 1660, 1689, 1902 . . 66

XV. 1 Will. and Mar. c. 8 (The Oaths of Supremacy and Allegiance

Act) . . ... 69

t'XVL 1 WilL and Mar. c. 18 (The Toleration Act) . . 70

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