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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
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 went into 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 1800 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Act of Union 1800 merged the Kingdom of Ireland and the Kingdom of Great Britain (itself a merger of England and Wales and Scotland under the Act of Union 1707) to create the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on 1 January 1801.
The Act was exhaulted by both the British and Irish parliaments.
The final passage of the Act in the Irish Parliament was achieved with substantial majorities, achieved in part according to contemporary documents through bribery, namely the awarding of peerages and honours to critics to get their votes.
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 History of Ireland 1800 - 1877: The Act of Union and the Great Famine
The drastic action that was taken was the Act of Union, passed in 1800.
A new flag - the Union Jack - was created for it which had components from the flags of each member state.
In 1800 the population of Ireland was between 4 and 5 million, with 200,000 in Dublin.
www.wesleyjohnston.com /users/ireland/past/history/18001877.html   (857 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Act of Union 1707 Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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.
The Acts of Union were not universally popular in Scotland, particularly amongst the general population.
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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 Act of Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Acts of Union 1707, passed by both the Parliament of England and the Parliament of Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Act of Union 1800, passed by both the Parliament of Great Britain and the Parliament of Ireland to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Act of Union 1840, passed by the Parliament of the United Kingdom, joining Upper Canada and Lower Canada (to form the Province of Canada).
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The result was the Act of Union of 1800.
The Act of Union provided that Ireland would be governed from London, and would have 100 members in the House of Commons, about one-fifth of the representation of Great Britain.
It was also provided in the Act of Union that there should be free trade between the two countries and that Irish merchandise would be admitted to British colonies on the same terms as British merchandise.
www.bampfa.berkeley.edu /exhibits/irish/actofunion.html   (307 words)

  
 Random Works of the Web » Blog Archive » Act of Union 1800   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Prior to this act the two kingdoms had been in personal union with each other since 1541, when the Irish Parliament proclaimed King Henry VIII of England King of Ireland.
The Act was passed by both the British and Irish parliaments.
Known as the “Union Flag” (or Union Jack), it combines the flags of England and Scotland with St Patrick’s Cross, representing Ireland.
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 Peace in Ireland - Constitutional Issues
And this Act of Union was but the latest chapter in the long history of conquest and domination of the Irish people by the ruling classes of England.
The primary aim of Irish republicans is to dispense once and for all with the legacy of that unjust and coercive Union and to replace it with a new relationship of trust between independent nations.
Union with Ireland Act 1800 (Act of Union)
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 Devolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The issue of Irish home rule was the dominant political question of British politics at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.
This Act created the parliaments of Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland — although the latter did not in reality function and most of Ireland became the Irish Free State in 1922 after the Anglo-Irish Treaty.
The Welsh Assembly (as a consequence of the Government of Wales Act) possesses the power to determine how the government budget for Wales is spent and administered.
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 Untitled Document
The only part of Ireland to benefit from the union was Ulster, where the linen industry expanded and new industries grew up and prospered, based on coal and iron from Britain.
In 1829, an act was passed allowing Roman Catholics to sit in Parliament and to hold all government offices except those of regent, lord lieutenant, and lord chancellor.
At first, he tried to pacify the country by passing a Land Act that gave tenants some security of tenure and by disestablishing the Church of Ireland--that is, abolishing its connection with the state.
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 Parliament of Ireland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1801 the Parliament of Ireland was abolished entirely, when the Act of Union created the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and merged the British and Irish legislatures into a single Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Constitutionally it was necessary for the Act of Union to be passed by both the British and Irish parliaments before it could become law.
After one failed attempt, the passage of the act in the Irish parliament was finally achieved, albeit with the mass bribery of members of both houses, who were awarded British and United Kingdom peerages and other 'encouragements'.
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 ACTS OF UNION (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Acts of Union were twin Acts of Parliament passed in 1707 in the Scottish and the English Parliaments.
Under the terms of the union, Ireland continued to have over 100 MPs representing it in the united parliament, meeting in the Palace of Westminster.
It served as the seat of both chambers (the Lords and Commons) of the Irish parliament of the Kingdom of Ireland for most of the eighteenth century until that parliament was abolished in the Irish Act of Union in 1800 when the island became part of the UK.
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 Ireland 1789-1801
In 1800 the Act of Union was passed by both the Irish and British parliaments despite much opposition.
Pitt intended to follow the Act of Union with other, more far reaching reforms, including Catholic Emancipation, but was thwarted by George III, who refused to break his Coronation Oath to uphold the Anglican Church.
The union was a political expedient in wartime, solving none of the grievances in Ireland over land, religion or politics.
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 Order of Precedence in England and Wales
House of Lords Precedence Act (1539), which, although deciding only the seats to be occupied in Parliament, and keeping lay and clerics separate, nevertheless affirmed a non-papal source of precedence for ecclesiastics.
House of Lords Precedence Act 1539 and the Ordinance of 1595, both of which were to a large extent codifying current practice, form the canvass of the order of precedence.
While the Acts of Union of 1706 and 1800 set the precedence between the peerages of England, Scotland, Great Britain, Ireland and the United Kingdom, they are silent on the matter of baronets.
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 Act of Union 1800 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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.
Under the terms of the merger, Ireland continued to have over 100 MPs representing it in the united parliament, meeting in the Palace of Westminster.
Known as the Union Jack or the Union Flag, it combines the flags of England and Scotland with St. Patrick's flag from Ireland.
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 Act of Union 1800 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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).
Part of the trade-off was to be the granting of Catholic Emancipation, thereby allowing some of the majority Roman Catholic population in Ireland to vote (though this would still have been restricted by property qualifications).
The blue background, on which St Andrew's Saltire (in the shape of a white X) appears, represents Scotland, while the diagonal red X which overlays the white X on the blue background of Scotland, is known as "St Patrick's Cross" and represents Ireland.
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 BC 49, 56 & 61: March 28th   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Act of Union of 1800, binding Ireland and Great Britain together as a political unit, was from the beginning unacceptable to many Irish.
The Reform Act of 1832 had been wrested by force from the Government of that day, and now before another, he said, could be carried, the agitators would have to fill the streets with people from Charing Cross to Westminster Abbey.
All sorts of arguments were brought to bear against methe futility of resisting the Cat and Mouse Act, the wickedness of risking suicide-1 shall not attempt to record all the arguments.
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 Catholic Emancipation — FactMonster.com
This process of removing the disabilities culminated in the Catholic Emancipation Act of 1829 (and some subsequent provisions), but it had begun a number of years before.
In 1791 the Roman Catholic Relief Act repealed most of the disabilities in Great Britain, provided Catholics took an oath of loyalty, and in 1793 the army, the navy, the universities, and the judiciary were opened to Catholics, although seats in Parliament and some offices were still denied.
By the Act of Union (1800) the Irish Parliament ceased to exist, and Ireland was given representation in the British Parliament.
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 QUB Act of Union : Homepage
The Act of Union Virtual Library is a unique collection of pamphlets, newspapers, parliamentary papers and manuscript material contemporary with the 1800 Act of Union between Ireland and Britain.
The website is of inestimable use for scholars in that it provides immediate access to a panoply of documents held in various public institutions in Belfast, more often than not, in specialised collections.
Those with a more general interest in the Act of Union will also benefit both from exposure to these archives and to the myriad search functions and explanatory notes contained within this website.
www.actofunion.ac.uk   (133 words)

  
 Global Harvest Ministries
With the passing of the Act of Union in 1800, a law that joined England and Ireland as one, the island became officially governed by London.
The partitioning would have a lasting impact on Northern Ireland as the act provided for separate parliaments: one in Belfast serving six counties in the north and the other in Dublin for the remaining 26 counties.
One of the most infamous acts came in 1972, when British paratroopers opened fire on a group of Catholic demonstrators and killed 14 people.
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 The Act of Union: 2 July 1800
The Act of Union: 2 July 1800 (40 Geo.
That it be the second Article of Union, that the succession to the Imperial Crown of the said United Kingdom, and of the dominions thereunto belonging, shall continue limited and settled...
That it be the third Article of Union that the said United Kingdom be represented in one and the same Parliament, to be styled The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
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 Kingdom of Great Britain: Information from Answers.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
It was created by the merger of the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England, under the Acts of Union 1707, to create a single kingdom encompassing the whole of the island of Great Britain.
The adoption of the Act of Settlement required that the British monarch be a Protestant descendant of Sophia of Hanover, effecting the future Hanoverian succession.
At the time of the Act of Union 1800, which unambiguously styled the country as the 'United Kingdom', the British were embroiled in the Great French War and the British Empire possessed many colonies in the Americas, India, and Australia.
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 United Kingdom - Gurupedia
Statute of Rhuddlan in 1284, became part of the Kingdom of England by the Act of Union 1536.
With the Act of Union 1707 the separate kingdoms of England and Scotland, having shared the same monarch since 1603, agreed to 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 1603, to form the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
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 Table of contents for Library of Congress control number 2003040741   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Historiography of the Act of Union 5 James Kelly 2.
Ulster Presbyterians and the Passing of the Act of Union 68 Ian McBride 6.
Dublin Castle and the Act of Union 95 James Quinn 8.
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 Hercules Langrishe: Irish Catholic emancipationist or self-serving politician?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Since his rental in 1800 was worth only £525, 18 shillings and threepence, the government offices must have been a welcome additional source of income (indeed, he received £1,000 per annum as a revenue commissioner and a further yearly sum of £1,000 as an excise commissioner, according to Lascelles [1824, part iii, pp.
Furthermore, I was able to locate only one deed of lease granted by Hercules between the 1778 act and the Union in 1801 dealing with property in the borough.
Finally, a supporter from 1791 of the notion of legislative union between Britain and Ireland, Langrishe was compensated (as were other MPs regardless of whether they supported the Act or not) for the loss of his parliamentary seat on the passing of the Act of Union in 1800 with a pay off of £13,862 10s.
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 TIMELINE – from Commonwealth to the Act of Union (1649 – 1800)
TIMELINE – from Commonwealth to the Act of Union (1649 – 1800)
King William forms a grand alliance between England, Holland and Austria to prevent the union of the Spanish and French crowns.
- The Act of Union unites the kingdoms of England and Scotland and transfers the seat of Scottish Government to London; the ‘Royal Society of Antiquaries of London’ founded.
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 Ireland and England around 1800   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Theoretically, the union would encourage communication between the two countries, facilitate the economic development pf Ireland, and help grant concessions to Roman Catholics.
Britain blatanlty disregarded Irish opposition to the measure and through bribes obtained a majority vote for the union in both the English and the Irish houses.
Thus, the Act of Union came into effect on January 1st, 1801.
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