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Parliamentary Debates in 1610. Edited from the Notes of a Member of the House of Commons. Printed for the Camden Society (Series No. 81)

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Title:Parliamentary Debates in 1610. Edited from the Notes of a Member of the House of Commons. Printed for the Camden Society (Series No. 81)
Price:GBP£15.00 (about USD$18.70)
Book ID:B009-3952
Quantity:1
Publisher:John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, London, 1862
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Fair Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1862, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Fair Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

The debates during the session of 1610 can not compete in interest with those of such years as 1641 and 1689; but they have nevertheless, a peculiar importance of their own. From them may be dated the commencement of the great struggle between the King and the House of Commons. During the greater part of the first of the two sessions it seemed likely that the two great powers of our constitution might come at least to a temporary agreement. Before the second session was closed it was evident that all such hopes were at an end. The King (James I) demanded larger supplies than the Commons were willing to grant. The Commons asked that the exclusive power of taxation should remain in their hands, and that their grievances should be redressed; or, in other words, that whenever a difference arose between them and the Government on any important point, the Government and not the House of Commons should give way. Size: 8vo - over 7�" - 9�" tall. 183 pages. Some wear to top, bottom & edges of spine with small splits. Bookplate of Reading School inside front cover. Gilt titles spine. Some pages marked with library stamps to margins, school library bookplate inside front cover with other library stamps inside covers.. green cloth cover with blind-stamped design within outer borders to front & rear. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Politics & Government; Revenue; Taxation; James I; Britain/UK; 17th century; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3952.
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