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SELECT STATUTES, CASES

AND DOCUMENTS

CASES AND DOCUMENTS

TO ILLUSTRATE ENGLISH
CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY, 1660-1832

WITH A SUPPLEMENT FROM 1832–1894

EDITED BY

C. GRANT ROBERTSON, M.A.

FELLOW OF 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

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PREFACE
INDEX OF ABBREVIATIONS FOR AUTHORITIES CITED

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STATUTES AND DOCUMENTS, 1660-1832
(t means printed in Gee and Hardy's Collection ; * means printed or partially printed

in Adams and Stephens' Collection.)

*I. 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

+*V. 14 Cha. II. C. 4 (The Act of Uniformity)

12

VI. 14 Cha. II. c. 33 (The Licensing Act)

27

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

32

+*VIII. 17 Cha. II. c. 2 (The Five Mile Act)

33

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

35

+*X. 25 Cha. II. C. 2 (The Test Act)

39

*The Declaration of Indulgence, 1672

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. c. 1 (The Legislation of the Convention

Parliament)

55

The Letters summoning the Convention Parliament

56

*XIII. 1 Will. and Mar. c. 5 (The Mutiny Act)

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)

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+*XVI. 1 Will, and Mar. c. 18 (The Toleration Act)

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