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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. "
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books - Page 413
by William Blackstone - 1807
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - Constitutional history - 1835 - 788 pages
...and all paid out of his own civil list; yet it was made one of the articles of 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 against law. It has also for many years past been annually judged necessary...
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - Constitutional history - 1835 - 788 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 the kingdom in lime of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is illegal. 7. That the subjects that are protestants...
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The Statutes at Large of South Carolina: Acts, records, and documents of a ...

South Carolina, Thomas Cooper - Law - 1836
...and all commit- Rj K j, t lo ments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal. petition. C. That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in standing army. time of peace, unless it be with consent of Parliament, is against law. BILL 7. That...
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The Federalist: On the New Constitution, Written in the Year 1788

Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay - Constitutional law - 1837 - 500 pages
...exercise of so dangerous an authority, it became an article of the bill of rights then framed, that " raising or keeping a standing army within " the kingdom in time of peace, unless with the consent of par" liamenl, was against law." In that kingdom, when the pulse of liberty was...
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The History of England, Volume 8

Sir James Mackintosh - Great Britain - 1838
...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 - Great Britain - 1839 - 718 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 the kingdom in the time of peace, unless it be with consent of Parliament, is against law. 7. That subjects which...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1840
...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, Earl of Chatham, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1840
...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
...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 - History - 1841 - 712 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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