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" That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law. "
Books 1 & 2 - Page 319
by William Blackstone, George Sharswood - 1860
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Constitutional History of the American Revolution: The Authority ..., Volume 1

John Phillip Reid - History - 2003 - 398 pages
...than was the related provision in the English "Declaration of Rights." England's Declaration provided "That the raising or keeping a standing army within...it be with consent of Parliament, is against Law." The Scottish Declarations said "That the sending of an army, in a hostile manner, upon any part of...
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Gun Control and the Constitution: Sources and Explorations on the Second ...

Robert J. Cottrol - History - 1994 - 484 pages
...important military posts. The parallel sections of the declaration of rights part of the statute are: 5. That the raising or keeping a Standing Army within the Kingdom in Time of Peace unless it be with the Consent of Parliament is against Law. 6. That the Subjects which are Protestants may have Arms...
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Princes and Peoples: France and the British Isles, 1620-1714: An Anthology ...

Margaret Lucille Kekewich - History - 1994 - 276 pages
...all Commitments and Prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal. 6. That the raising or keeping of a Standing Army within the Kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with the consent of Parliament, is against the law. 7. That the subjects which are Protestants, may have...
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The Human Rights Reader: Major Political Writings, Essays, Speeches, and ...

Micheline Ishay - Human rights - 1997 - 562 pages
...committments and ptosecutions fot such petitioning ate illegal. 6. That the taising ot keeping a standing atmy within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of patliament, is against law. 7. That the subjects which ate ptotestants, may have atms fot theit defence...
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War in the Modern World

Theodore Ropp - History - 2000 - 430 pages
...of Rights and other acts of this period. The Bill of Rights stated, "That the raising or keeping of a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with the consent of parliament, is against law" and "That the subjects which are Protestants may have arms...
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The Right to Bear Arms

Michael A. Sommers - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 148 pages
...Defense." It also prevented a ruler from getting too powerful by inserting a clause that declared: "raising or keeping a Standing army within the Kingdom...it be with Consent of Parliament is against Law." Sir William Blackstone Sir William Blackstone (1723-1780) was an English jurist who taught law at Oxford...
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Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution: Exploring ...

France - 2001 - 244 pages
...commirments and prosecntions for such peritioning ate illegal. 6. That the raising or keeping a standing atmy within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of Patliament, is against law. 7. That the subjects which ate Prorestants may have atms for theit defence...
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The Militia and the Right to Arms, Or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent

H. Richard Uviller, William G. Merkel - History - 2002 - 358 pages
...for longer time, or in other manner, than the same is or shall be granted, is Illegal[,] [Article 4] That the raising or keeping a standing Army within...it be with Consent of Parliament, is against Law[,] [Article 6] and That the Subjects which are Protestants, may have Arms for their Defence suitable to...
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A People Armed and Free: The Truth about the Second Amendment

Reynolds J. D. Jack, Jack Reynolds - Firearms - 2003 - 390 pages
...[therefore] for the vindicating and asserting [our] ancient rights and liberties . . . [we] declare . , . that the raising or keeping a standing army within...unless it be with consent of Parliament, is against the law; that the subjects which are Protestants may have arms for their defense suitable to their...
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Tracts of the American Revolution, 1763-1776

Merrill Jensen - History - 2003 - 576 pages
...spirit of Magna Charta — contrary to the very letter of the Bill of Rights, in which it is declared, that the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with the consent of parliament, is against law, and without the desire of the civil magistrates, to aid...
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