The Unreformed House of Commons: Parliamentary Representation before 1832, in Two Volumes: Volume I. England and Wales; Volume II. Scotland and Ireland. (Reprints of Economic Classics)

By: Porritt, Edward

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No jackets. Top page ridges faintly foxed. 1963 Hard Cover. xxi, 623; xiv, 584 pp. Two volume set. 1963 reissue of the work first released in 1903. Volume I: England and Wales. Volume II: Scotland and Ireland. Fold-out map in Volume I. VOLUME I CONTENTS: Preface; Part I. The Representation of England and Wales: Parliamentary Representation in 1832; The County Franchise; The Borough Franchises; The Electoral Map in 1832; University Representation; The Representation of Wales. Part II: Relations Between Members and Constituents: Restrictions on the Choice of Constituencies; Restrictions on Choice for the Protection of the Crown; Men without Means Excluded from The House of Commons; Office-Holders, Pensioners, and Contractors Excluded; Minors and Aliens on the Exclusion List; The Tie Between Electors and Elected; Political Relations between Members and Constituents; Letters Between Members and Constituents; Members, Electors, and the Civil Service; Relations Between Members and Patrons. Part III. The Crown and the Franchise: The Crown and the Franchise--To the End of the Sixteenth Century; The Crown and the Franchise--From James I to the Revolution; The Crown and the Franchise--From the Revolution to the Reform Act. Part IV. The House and Its Usages: The Place of Meeting; The Speaker; The Evolution of the Non-Partisan Speaker; The Attitude of the House Towards the Chair; The Officers of the House; The Seating of the House; The Personnel of the House; Procedure of the House; Relations of the House of Commons to the House of Lords; Relations of the House to the Outside World; The House of Commons and the Press. VOLUME II CONTENTS: Part V. The Scotch Parlimentary System: The Political Condition of Scotland after the Union; The Settlement of the Representation at the Union; The Convention of Royal Burghs; Burgh Representation in the Scotch Parliament; The Franchise in the Counties; The Non-Elected Members of the Scotch Parliament; Usages and Procedure; Burgh Representation at Westminster; County Representation after the Union; Part VI. Parliamentary Representation in Ireland: Introductory; County Representation from the Revolution to the Re-Enfranchisement of the Roman Catholics; The Franchise Withheld from the Roman Catholics; Catholic Enfranchisement; The County Franchise at the Union; Borough Representation from the Revolution to the Union--The Corporation Boroughs; The Freeman Boroughs; The Potwalloper and Manor Boroughs; Boroughs as Property; The Representation of Trinity College; Dublin as a Political Capital; The Organisation of The House of Commons; The Speakership; Usages and Procedures; Poynings' Law; The Relation of the Commons to the Lords; Relations of the House of Commons with the Outside World; The Union; Maps.

Title: The Unreformed House of Commons: Parliamentary Representation before 1832, in Two Volumes: Volume I. England and Wales; Volume II. Scotland and Ireland. (Reprints of Economic Classics)

Author: Porritt, Edward

Categories: Political Science, British,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: New York, Augustus M. Kelley: 1963

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2304496

Keywords: HISTORY EUROPE EUROPEAN UK UNITED KINGDOM UNREFORMED HOUSE OF COMMONS PARLIAMENT ENGLAND WALES SCOTLAND IRELAND POLITICAL SCIENCE,