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 English Act of Succession - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This Act was overridden in 1536, when Elizabeth was declared illegitimate and was stripped of the title of princess following the conviction and execution of her mother.
Since Edward was male and both of his half-sisters had been removed from the line of succession, he became the heir apparent.
With the Act of Succession of 1544, Mary and Elizabeth were reinserted into the line of succession as second and third, respectively, behind their half-brother Edward.
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 Encyclopedia: English Act of Succession
Henry would have preferred a son to ensure the Tudor succession, but upon her birth, Elizabeth was the heiress presumptive to the throne of England.
Contravening the Act of Succession 1544, it excluded both Mary and Elizabeth from succeeding to the throne and declared Lady Jane Grey to be his heiress.
At the age of sixty-nine, she was the oldest English Sovereign ever to reign; the mark was not surpassed until George II died in his seventy-seventh year in 1760.
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 Bill of Rights 1689 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Certain acts of James II were specifically named and declared illegal on this basis.
Succession should pass to the heirs of Mary, then to Mary's sister Princess Anne of Denmark and her heirs, then to any heirs of William by a later marriage.
Section 13 of the Defamation Act 1996 was enacted subsequently to permit an MP to waive his Parliamentary privilege.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/English_Bill_of_Rights   (952 words)

  
 Henry VIII and the English Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Act of Succession: in 1534 this Act of Parliament declares Henry VIII's marriage to Catherine of Aragon null and void from the beginning and declares Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn to be lawful.
Act of Supremacy: in November 1534 Parliament confirms that Henry VIII is "Supreme Head of the Church of England," nullifying the Pope's authority in England and giving the king the right to reform the church and to judge heresies.
Multiple Acts of Parliament declaring that anyone saying that the king is "a heretic, schismatic, tyrant, infidel, or usurper of the crown" is guilty of high treason." Requires subjects to affirmatively condone Act of Supremecy.
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The acts were an outgrowth of mercantilism, and followed principles laid down by Tudor and early Stuart trade regulations.
English language -> History of English Today's English is the continuation of the language of the 5th-century Germanic invaders of Britain.
acting -> Evolution of Acting In the ancient Greek theater, acting was stylized; indeed, the large outdoor theaters made subtlety of speech and gesture impossible.
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 The Act of Succession, 1534.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
On 23 March, 1534, Parliament passed the Act of Succession, vesting the succession of the English Crown in the children of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
This act, effectively, set Princess Elizabeth first in line for the throne, declaring Princess Mary a bastard.
This Act was overridden by the Act of Succession, 1536, which made the children of Jane Seymour first in line for the throne, declaring the King's previous marriages unlawful, and both princesses illegitimate.
www.luminarium.org /encyclopedia/firstsuccession.htm   (115 words)

  
 English   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
English Act of Succession The English Act of Succession was first passed on Catherine of Aragon, a bastard.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: England (Since the Reformation)
The Act of Supremacy was in truth simply the last of a series of enactments whereby, during the whole progress of the matrimonial cause, the king sought to intimidate the pontiff and to obtain a decision favourable to himself.
That Act was not revived, doubtless because Elizabeth, as a woman, shrank from assuming the title of Supreme Head of the Church bestowed by it on the sovereign.
Moreover, stricter conceptions of their duty in respect of heretical worship were gaining ground among English Catholics, partly on account of the decision of a congregation appointed by the Council of Trent, that attendance at it was "grievously sinful", inasmuch as it was "the offspring of schism, the badge of hatred of the Church".
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05445a.htm   (13379 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: English Post-Reformation Oaths
The English Reformation having been imposed by the Crown, it was natural that submission to the essential points of its formularies should have been exacted with some solemnity, by oath, test, or formal declaration, and that these should change with the varying moods of those who dominated in the State.
The Act of Supremacy was repealed by Queen Mary (1 Ph.
The success of Elizabeth's "settlement of religion", had been really due to her alliance with the party afterwards called Puritans, and they were not in love with the supremacy, or unaware that it was unpopular and tyrannical.
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 THE LAW OF SUCCESSION TO THE CROWN IN NEW ZEALAND
The succession of Mary was unprecedented.(46) To a sixteenth century mind this was a guarantee of a disputed succession, a civil war or at least domination by a foreign power by marriage.
With the exception of the settlement and exclusion provisions of the Act of Settlement, the succession remains strictly hereditary.
Henry VIII provided for the succession of his daughters by statute, but it was therein said that the Crown should pass to females "according to their ages, as the Crown of England has been accustomed, and ought to go in cases where there be heirs female to the same" (25 Hen VIII c 22).
www.geocities.com /noelcox/Succession_Law.htm   (8038 words)

  
 Act Respecting the Oath to the Succession, 1534
Act Respecting the Oath to the Succession, 1534
2) established the text of the oath required by the Act of Succession, 1534.
All adults were required to recognise Anne Boleyn as the lawful wife of Henry VIII, and their children as successors to the throne.
members.shaw.ca /reformation/1534oathsuccession.htm   (135 words)

  
 1517-1564: The Reformation.
The "Act in Restraint of Appeals" prohibits appeals to the bishop of Rome.
"Act of Succession." Everyone must swear allegiance to Henry VIII as head of the English church.
Henry VIII ensures the permanent popularity of the English reformation by abolishing the monasteries and sharing the loot with almost everyone.
justus.anglican.org /resources/timeline/06reformation.html   (1223 words)

  
 succession
Succession begins with arrival of the pioneer species and leads eventually to establishment of a climax community.
On English sand dunes, marram grass has deep roots to tap into the water table, rhibozomes to produce nitrogen compounds, and leaves that reduce water loss through transpiration.
Succession may be thought of as a more general term for any possible progression, as in chord progression or harmonic progression, though not all simultaneity successions are harmonic progressions.
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 Reformation: Protestant England
Some of the most strident and successful reformers in the Middle Ages were English; the first translation of the Bible from Latin into a vernacular language was made in England.
Finally, the Act of Succession declared the children of Ann Boleyn to be the heirs to the throne and officially declared the king the supreme head of the church.
She effected this by allowing English Calvinists (called "Puritans" because the wanted to purify the church from all Roman influences) to participate in Parliament and to set up semiautonomous congregations that practiced Calvinist doctrine but still recognized the Queen as the head of the church.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/REFORM/ENGLAND.HTM   (1403 words)

  
 1917 Constitution of Mexico
Appointments of the magistrates of the superior court of justice of the Federal District and of the Territories shall be made by the President of the Republic and submitted for the approval of the Chamber of Deputies, which shall grant or refuse such approval within a period of ten days, without extension.
Against acts at the trial, the execution of which would be irreparable out of court, or at the conclusion of the trial once all available recourses have been exhausted.
When the contested act originated with civil or administrative authorities, and provided that the constitutionality of a law is not involved, proceedings will be discontinued by inactivity of the aggrieved party in those cases and according to terms indicated in the law regulating this article.
www.ilstu.edu /class/hist263/docs/1917const.html   (14776 words)

  
 The Break From Rome - General Timeline
Succession vested in heirs of Henry and Anne
King declared to be Supreme Head of the English Church.
H) Act Extinguishing the Authority of the Bishop of Rome
tudorhistory.org /topics/break.html   (269 words)

  
 Act of Succession, 1534
After Henry's death the succession to the throne was to pass to his children by Anne Boleyn; his daughter by Katherine of Aragon, Mary, is tacitly excluded from the succession.
Anyone who by writing, printing, or any exterior act slandered the marriage to Anne Boleyn was guilty of high treason (for which the penalty was death); anyone who merely spoke such slander was guilty of misprision of treason (for which the penalty was loss of all property and life imprisonment).
Provided always, that the article of this Act contained concerning prohibitions of marriages within the degrees afore mentioned in this Act, shall always be taken, interpreted, and expounded of such marriages, where marriages were solemnized and carnal knowledge was had.
members.shaw.ca /reformation/1534succession.htm   (390 words)

  
 UNIVERSITIES ACT, 1997   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
(3) All acts and things done by a governing authority, or in the name of or on behalf of the university with the express or implied authority of the governing authority, shall be deemed to have been done by the university.
—(1) A reference to the Irish Universities Act, 1908, in Clauses I, III and VIII of the charters of the constituent colleges and in Clause I of the charter of the National University of Ireland shall be construed as a reference to that Act and the Universities Act, 1997.
Subject to this Act, the governing authority of a university may make, from time to time, such regulations as it thinks fit for the conduct of the affairs of the university.
www.irishstatutebook.ie /1997_24.html   (9962 words)

  
 Royal Family Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The right of succession of the direct lines pertains only to Scotland.
Indeed, a formal refutation to their succession to the Crown of St Edward (England) was signed in December 1913 for themselves and their descendants in perpetuity.
He is a successful writer (his second book will be published in the early months of 2005) and a diplomat of the Knights of Malta.
www.royalhouseofstewart.org.uk /family.htm   (182 words)

  
 USIA - Portrait of the USA, Ch. 5
Another factor in the rise of agricultural output was the rapid flow of settlers across the Mississippi River in the late 19th century.
Enacted in 1862, the act perpetuated the existing pattern of small family farms by offering a "homestead" of 65 hectares to each family of settlers for a nominal fee.
Though people may act from the narrow desire to enrich themselves, Smith argued, "an invisible hand" guides them to enrich and improve all of society.
usinfo.state.gov /usa/infousa/facts/factover/ch5.htm   (3956 words)

  
 History of Nova Scotia, Index of Dates, 1700-02.
1701: With the Stuart line about to come to an end, a new Act of Succession is laid before the house which allowed for no king or queen unless he or she be in communion with the Church of England.
April 23rd (OS), 1702: Queen Anne is crowed at Westminster amongst to the approval of the shouting multitudes.
It was determined that 40,000 English seaman were needed to man the fleet and the naval press gangs were let loose on the merchant ships and the seaboard towns.
www.blupete.com /Hist/Dates/1700-02.htm   (496 words)

  
 The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The 16th Century: Topic 3: Overview
When in the late 1520s the Catholic authorities of England tried to buy up and burn all copies of William Tyndale's English translation of the Bible, they were attempting to stop the spread of what they viewed as a dangerous plague of heresies spreading out from Luther's Germany.
In the following year, the parliamentary Act of Succession confirmed the effects of the divorce and required an oath from all adult male subjects confirming the new dynastic settlement.
The Act of Supremacy, passed later in the year, formally declared the king to be "Supreme Head of the Church in England" and again required an oath to this effect.
www.wwnorton.com /nael/16century/topic_3/welcome.htm   (1509 words)

  
 Act of Union 1707   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In London the English Parliament passed the Act of Succession.
When Scotland rejected English rulings further financial pressures were applied, and when compensation for shareholders hurt by the Darien collapse was offered in return for accepting Parliamentary Union, treaties began to be drawn up.
To the powerful who would gain this was talked of as finance due to the country, but for the ordinary people this was simple political bribery to purchase their independence.
www.scotclans.com /clans/1707.htm   (278 words)

  
 Riksdagen - The Act of Succession
The right of succession to the throne of Sweden is vested in the male and female descendants of King Carl XVI Gustaf, Crown Prince Johan Baptist Julii, later King Karl XIV Johan’s, issue in direct line of descent.
The provisions of this Act of Succession relating to The King shall relate to The Queen if The Queen is Head of State.
A prince or princess of the Swedish Royal House may not become the sovereign ruler of a foreign state whether by election, succession, or marriage without the consent of The King and the Riksdag.
www.riksdagen.se /templates/R_PageExtended____6311.aspx   (381 words)

  
 english act of succession
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 Lady Jane Grey: Biography, Portraits, Primary Sources
Urged on by self-interested advisors, he removed Mary from the succession on the grounds of her illegitimacy (she was declared so by parliament in 1532.) But if he removed Mary, he also had to remove Elizabeth even though she was a Protestant; Elizabeth had also been declared a bastard by parliament in 1536.
Edward's course of action removed the succession from the heirs of Henry VIII and gave it to the heirs of Henry's younger sister, Mary.
Later, Jane would tell Mary I's officers this story, adding, 'I was compelled to act as a woman who is obliged to live on good terms with her husband; nevertheless I was not only deluded by the duke and the Council, but maltreated by my husband and his mother.' The battle, however, had been domestic.
www.englishhistory.net /tudor/relative/janegrey.html   (12741 words)

  
 Constitution of the Czech Republic
(3) An Act on the principles of conduct and relations between both Chambers and in their external relations, may entrust the exercise of the competence of the Chambers under Subsection 2 to a joint body of the Chambers.
The electoral law, the law defining the principles of transactions and contacts internally between the two chambers, as well as externally, and the law on the rules of procedure of the Senate shall be passed if and when approved by both the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate.
Until such Act enters into effect, the function of the Senate shall be performed by the Chamber of Deputies.
www.psp.cz /cgi-bin/eng/docs/laws/constitution.html   (7409 words)

  
 1700-1759 - dKosopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
January 17, 1706: Benjamin Franklin is born in Boston.
Spanish-ruled territories in Europe transferred to Austria, Bourbon allowed to succeed to Spanish throne but union of French and Spanish Crowns is forbidden, British gain limited trading privileges in Spain's American colonies.
Is German(Hanover), has difficulty with English language, and Parliament gains more power as a result.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Henry's will and the Act of Succession excluded this branch from the English succession, but since Elizabeth was officially a bastard and heretic (according to the Pope) Mary felt she was the rightful Queen of England.
She was constrained at Loch Leven by a minority of the most radical of the Protestant nobles under Morton, and made to sign an act of abdication in favor of her son who, five days afterwards, was crowned as James VI.
She had a claim to the English throne through Darnley, and a large Catholic minority naturally looked to Mary as the likely restorer of the old faith.
www.d.umn.edu /~aroos/maryhandoutweb.htm   (717 words)

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