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  Act of Union - MSN Encarta
Introduction; Act of Union of 1536; Act of Union of 1707; Act of Union of 1800; Act of Union of 1840
Act of Union, name of several statutes that accomplished the joining of England with Wales (1536), England and Wales with Scotland (1707), Great Britain with Ireland (1800), and the British provinces of Upper Canada and Lower Canada (1840) in North America.
The Act of Union passed in 1536, during the reign of King Henry VIII, the second English monarch descended from the Welsh House of Tudor.
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 Act of Union - Search View - MSN Encarta
The Act of Union passed in 1840 by the British Parliament united the North American provinces of Upper and Lower Canada.
The 1840 act provided for a single government headed by a royally-appointed governor and a legislative assembly equally apportioned between the former divisions.
The union created the Province of Canada; the sections were known as Canada East and Canada West.
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  Acts of Union 1536-1543 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Acts of Union 1536–1543 were a series of parliamentary measures by which Wales was annexed to England and the norms of English administration introduced in order to create a single state.
The Acts were not known as the "Acts of Union" until 1801, when historian Owen Edwards assigned them that name - a name which may be misleading, as some historians are increasingly arguing that "absorption" or even "colonization" are more accurate.
An act for certain ordinances in the king's dominion and principality of Wales (34 and 35 Henry VIII c.
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 ninemsn Encarta - Acts of Union
Introduction; Act of Union of 1536; Act of Union of 1707; Act of Union of 1800; Act of Union of 1840
The Act of Union passed in 1536, during the reign of King Henry VIII, the second English monarch descended from the Welsh House of Tudor.
The Act of Union, which was passed in 1800 and took effect on January 1, 1801, joined the Kingdom of Great Britain and all of Ireland into the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
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 Act of Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Act of Union is a name given to several acts passed by the English, Scottish and British Parliaments from 1536 onwards.
Act of Union 1840 joining Upper Canada and Lower Canada (to form the Province of Canada).
The term "act of union" is also used as a euphemism for sexual intercourse.
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 ipedia.com: Act of Union 1536 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Under the act, the Marcher lordships were abolished and replaced by counties.
Another effect of the act was to outlaw the Welsh language from official use, replacing it with English.
The remaining unrepealed parts of the Act were repealed in 1993 by the Welsh Language Act 1993.
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 Act of Union 1707 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Acts of Union were twin Acts of Parliament passed in 1707 (taking effect on 26 March) by the Parliament of England and the Parliament of Scotland.
The acts were the implementation of the Treaty of Union, negotiated between the two kingdoms.
The Acts of Union were far from universally popular in Scotland, particularly amongst the general population.
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 1536 Act of Union: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about 1536 Act of Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1536 Act of Union combined England and Wales into a single state.
Under the act, the Marcher lordships were abolished and replaced by counties.
Another effect of the act was to outlaw the Welsh language from official use, replacing it with English.
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 Acts of Union 1536-1543 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Despite Whiggish historians such as G.R. Elton, who treat the Acts as merely a triumph of Tudor efficiency, modern British and Welsh historians are continuing to unearth evidence of the overall damaging effect of the Acts on Welsh identity, culture, and just as significantly, the poorer Welsh throughout the centuries.
While the Welsh gentry embraced the Acts and quickly attempted to merge themselves into English aristocracy, the monoglot, more agrarian Welsh were left to struggle along in an unfamliar legal system and against an economic system weighted heavily against them.
The parts of the 1536 Act relating to language were only formally repealed in 1993 by the.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The UK was formed by a series of Acts of Union which united the countries of England, (Wales already was a part of England), Scotland, and Ireland under a single government in London.
With the Act of Union 1707, the separate kingdoms of England and Scotland, having shared the same monarch since 1603, agreed to a permanent union as the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The Act of Union 1800 united the Kingdom of Great Britain with the Kingdom of Ireland, which had been gradually brought under English control between 1169 and 1691, to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
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 Act of Union 1707 - Encyclopedia, History and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Acts of Union were twin Acts of Parliament passed in 1707 (taking effect on 26 March) in the Scottish and the English Parliaments.
The Acts of Union were not universally popular in Scotland, particularly amongst the general population.
The Act incorporated provisions for Scotland to send representative peers from the Peerage of Scotland to sit in the House of Lords.
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 History of the United Kingdom - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Act of Union 1536 partitioned Wales into thirteen counties: Anglesey, Brecon, Caernarfon, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Denbigh, Flint, Glamorgan, Merioneth, Monmouth, Montgomery, Pembroke and Radnor and applied the Law of England to both England and Wales, making English the language to be used for official purposes.
The legislative union of Great Britain and Ireland was completed on January 1, 1801, in both the Irish and the British parliaments, with the Act of Union 1800, under the name of the "United Kingdom".
Separate ordinals were abandoned when the two states merged with the Act of Union 1707, with subsequent monarchs using ordinals apparently based on English not Scottish history (it might be argued that the monarchs have simply taken the higher ordinal, which to date has always been English).
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 Encyclopedia: 1707 Act of Union
The Treaty of Union between the independent states of England and Scotland was enacted via two Acts of Union: twin Acts of Parliament passed in 1707 (taking effect on 26 March) in, respectively, the English Parliament and the Scottish Parliament.
The Acts of Union 1536-1543 were a series of parliamentary measures by which Wales was annexed to England and the norms of English administration introduced in order to create a single state.
Kingdom of Great Britain The Union Flag (1606-1800) The Kingdom of Great Britain, also sometimes known as the United Kingdom of Great Britain, was created by the merging of the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England under the 1707 Act of Union to create a single kingdom...
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 British Isles, 1400-1600 A.D. | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Tensions between England and Wales are relieved by the Act of Union in 1536, and Tudor rulers tighten their control in Ireland, particularly after the religious upheaval at mid-century.
For this act, Henry is excommunicated by the pope.
Parliament passes the Act of Supremacy, establishing the Church of England and declaring that the English monarch is its head and protector.
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 BBC - History - The language clause of the 'Act of Union' 1536   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The language clause of the 'Act of Union' 1536
There are about 7,500 words in the 1536 act, of which 150 deal with the Welsh language.
The Dissolution of the Monasteries 1536 - 1540
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 List of Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is an list of links to lists of of Acts of the Parliament of the United Kingdom grouped by period.
For acts passed prior to 1707 see List of Acts of Parliament of the English Parliament and List of Acts of Parliament of the Scottish Parliament.
For Acts of the Scottish Parliament passed since the establishment of the modern version in 1999 also see the list of Acts of Parliament of the Scottish Parliament.
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 Act of Union, 1800 World Encyclopedia, India encyclopedia, Featured Articles, Cover Stories, World wide Informations @ ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 1800 Act of Union merged the Kingdom of Ireland and the Kingdom of Great Britain (itself a merger of England and Scotland under the Act of Union 1707) to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on 1 January 1801.
The final passage of the Act in the Irish Parliament was achieved with substantial majorities, and was marked by mass bribery of Irish MPs by the British government, including the granting of titles and lands.
Under the terms of the union, Ireland had over 100 MPs representing it in the united parliament, meeting in the Palace of Westminster (more than would be proportionate according to population).
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They included several Acts which severed the English Church from the Roman Catholic Church, the Act of Union 1536 (which united England and Wales into one nation), the Buggery Act 1533 (the first anti-homosexual enactment in England), and the Witchcraft Act 1542 (which punished "invoking or conjuring an evil spirit" with death).
Act of Succession 1536 declared Henry's children by Queen Jane to be next in the line of succession, and declared both the Lady Mary and the Lady Elizabeth illegitimate, excluding them.
Act of Union 1536, which formally annexed Wales, uniting England and Wales into one nation.
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 United Kingdom Travel Information - England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales Holiday Accommodation & Bookings
Beginning with the kingdom of England, it was created by three acts of union: with Wales (1536), Scotland (1707), and Northern Ireland (1800).
When Mary Queen of Scots's son James VI succeeded to the English throne in 1603, the two kingdoms were united.
Incorporated with England since the Act of Union (1536), Wales has maintained its own distinct culture and a strong nationalist sentiment.
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 Act of Union - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Acts of Union 1536-1543, passed by the Parliament of England, joining the Kingdom of England and the Principality of Wales.
Acts of Union 1707: twin acts of parliament implementing the Treaty of Union 1707; passed by both the Parliament of England and the Parliament of Scotland, joining the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England, to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Act of Union 1800, passed by both the Parliament of Great Britain and the Parliament of Ireland, joining Ireland to Great Britain to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
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 WALES and the Act of Union
Successive Acts of Parliament drawn up by Thomas Cromwell, secretary to Henry VIII, especially those which were passed in 1536 and 1543 formed the Act of Union of England and Wales.
The preamble to the 1536 act drew attention to the differences in rights, laws, customs and speech between England and Wales, the King seemingly becoming aware of his 'singular zeal, love and favour' for his Welsh subjects which had not always been apparent.
The Act provided that all administration in Wales was to be carried on in the English language and that no one using the Welsh language 'shall have or enjoy any manner of office,' thereby creating a conflict which would last for another five hundred years.
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - Act of Union   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Union, Act of, name of several statutes that accomplished the joining of England with Wales (1536), England and Wales with Scotland (1707),...
Act of Union Between Scotland and England, 1707
The accession of James VI of Scotland to the throne of England in 1603, as James I, united the crowns of the two kingdoms but constitutionally they...
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 United Kingdom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The UK was formed by a series of Acts of Union which united the formerly self-governing nations of England, Scotland and Wales together with the province of Northern Ireland, a region on the island of Ireland (the rest of Ireland left the United Kingdom in 1922).
The Act of Union 1800 united the Kingdom of Great Britain with the Kingdom of Ireland, which had been gradually brought under English control between 1169 and 1603, to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
In 1922, 26 of the counties of Ireland were formed into the Irish Free State (the other six Ulster counties remaining part of the United Kingdom as Northern Ireland) and the state became the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the name being officially changed in 1927.
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 Articles - Wales   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Wales was legally annexed by the Act of Union 1536, in the reign of Henry VIII of England.
This act, with regard to Wales, was repealed in 1967.
The Act of Union 1536 abolished the remaining Marcher Lordships, leaving Wales with thirteen counties: Anglesey, Brecon, Caernarfon, Cardigan, Carmarthen, Denbigh, Flint, Glamorgan, Merioneth, Monmouth, Montgomery, Pembroke, and Radnor, and applied the Law of England to both England and Wales, requiring the English language for official purposes.
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 Act of Union 1707   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Acts of Union were twin Acts of Parliament passed in 1707 (going into effect on 26 March) in the Scottish and the English Parliaments.
In the English case, the purpose was to establish the Royal succession along Protestant lines in the same manner as provided for by the English Act of Settlement rather than that of the Scottish Act of Security.
The Act incorporated provisions for Scotland to send representative peerss from the Peerage of Scotland to sit in the House of Lords.
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 United Kingdom 1500 - 1750.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The political unification of Britain; Act of Union 1536 and 1543 (Wales).
1536 and 1543 In Henry VIII divided Wales into 13 counties, and incorporated them with England, so that they sent members to the English parliament, and had the same laws as England.
A revolt in the northern counties against the reformation in 1536.
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Acts of Union which united the formerly distinct nations of
With the Act of Union 1707 the separate kingdoms of England and Scotland, having shared the same monarch since
The Act of Union 1800 united the Kingdom of Great Britain with the Kingdom of Ireland, which had been gradually brought under English control between 1169 and 1603, to form the
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