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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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The History of England, Volume 8

Sir James Mackintosh - Great Britain - 1838 - 382 pages
...subjects to petition the king, and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal ; 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; that the subjects, which are protestants, may have arms...
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A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch, John Ramsay M'Culloch - Great Britain - 1839 - 760 pages
...not to be immediately provided against ; and it •was consequently declared, in the Bill of Rights, that the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless with consent of parliament, is contrary to law. And from this epoch down to the present day, the army...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1840 - 626 pages
...assembled that the Declaration of Right, at the ever glorious Revolution, namely, " That the raising and keeping a standing army within the kingdom, in time of peace, unless it be by the consent of parliament, is against law," having reference only to the consent of the parliament...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1840 - 628 pages
...assembled that the Declaration of Right, at the ever glorious Revolution, namely, " That the raising and keeping a standing army within the kingdom, in time of peace, unless it be by the consent of parliament, is against law," having reference only to the consent of the parliament...
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The Pictorial History of England: Being, a History of the People ..., Volume 6

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841 - 540 pages
...subjects to petition the king ; and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal. 6. That the raising or keeping a standing army within...it be with consent of parliament, is against law. 7. That the subjects which are Protestants may have arms for their defence suitable to their conditions,...
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The English Constitution: A Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Law of ...

George Bowyer - Constitutional law - 1841 - 742 pages
...constitution, that it is declared in one of the articles of the bill of rights,1 that the raising or keeping up a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with the consent of parliament, is against law. And the army is ipso facto disbanded at the expiration of...
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The Portfolio, Volume 2

David Urquhart - Great Britain - 1843 - 644 pages
...Colleagues for their Departure from the Letter oftheBill of Rights; which declared, "that the Rais" ing or Keeping a Standing Army, within the Kingdom, in...with Consent of Parliament, " is against Law." But he positively refused to receive into the Preamble any Admission of the Illegality of the Measure....
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Containing modern history, to the outbreak of the French Revolution

Philip Alexander Prince - World history - 1843 - 776 pages
...the nation, increased his guards to 80,000. In the bill of rights of William III., it was declared that the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless with consent of parliament, is against law ; nevertheless a force, varying in its numbers, has ever...
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Remarks on the Constitution and Practice of Courts Martial: With a Summary ...

Thomas Frederick Simmons - Courts-martial and courts of inquiry - 1843 - 678 pages
...that clause from the bill of rights, which declares, that the keeping up a standing army within this kingdom, in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law ; yet, in these reigns the mutiny act pr»ctiw during ^ ' * • • reigns mibsewas repeatedly suffered...
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The Portfolio; Or, a Collection of State Papers, Etc: Illustrative ..., Volume 2

David Urquhart - Europe - 1844 - 644 pages
...their Departure from the Letter oftheBill of Rights; which declared, "that the Rais" ing orKeeping a Standing Army, within the Kingdom, in " Time of...with Consent of Parliament, " is against Law." But he positively refused to receive into the Preamble any Admission of the Illegality of the Measure....
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