0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Books > History

Buy Now

An Account of the Parliament House, Dublin; With Notices of Parliaments Held There, 1661-1800 (Paperback) Loot Price: R331 Discovery Miles 3 310
An Account of the Parliament House, Dublin; With Notices of Parliaments Held There, 1661-1800 (Paperback): John Thomas Gilbert
An Account of the Parliament House, Dublin; With Notices of Parliaments Held There, 1661-1800 (Paperback): John Thomas Gilbert

Share your images

An Account of the Parliament House, Dublin; With Notices of Parliaments Held There, 1661-1800 (Paperback)

John Thomas Gilbert

 (sign in to rate)
Loot Price R331 Discovery Miles 3 310

Bookmark and Share

Usually dispatched within 7 - 15 working days.

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896. Excerpt: ... of 6 George I., thus restoring to Ireland the Court of Final Judicature. This decision was communicated in the following May to the Parliament at Dublin, which then passed bills regulating Acts of Parliament, the Habeas Corpus Act, the repeal of "Poynings' Law," and of the perpetual Mutiny Bill; securing also the Final Judicature, the freedom of election, the independence of the Judges, partly permitting Iloman Catholics to acquire land by purchase, and relieving them from some of their disabilities. The Parliament, also, notwithstanding opposition by the spiritual Peers, repealed the act for the "Sacramental test," by which Protestant Dissenters had been long aggrieved. Referring to the difficulties which he experienced in reconciling the members of the Peerage in Ireland to the restoration of their own privileges, Grattan observed: --"I carried the Lords upon my back; and a heavier load I hever bore. I could never have got them to move, if it had not been for the bayonets of the Volunteers." In this session, Beauchamp Bagenal, member for Carlow, proposed that 100,000 should be granted as a national gift to Grattan, at whose friends' request the vote was limited to half that amount. The House of Commons having resolved itself into a committee to take into consideration what sum of money might be proper to grant for the purpose of purchasing an estate, and building a mansion, to be settled on Henry Grattan, voted, on May '6l, 1782, 50,000, to be laid out in the purchase of lands in Ireland, to be settled on him and his heirs, in testimony of the gratitude of the nation for his eminent and unequalled services to this kingdom. The "simple repeal" of the declaratory statute of George I. satisfied Charlemont and Grattan; but Flood and many others o...

General

Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: John Thomas Gilbert
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-4588-0981-0
Barcode: 9781458809810
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-4588-0981-1

Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Let us know about it.

Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Send us a new image.

Is this product missing categories? Add more categories.

Review This Product

No reviews yet - be the first to create one!

Loyalty partners