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Public Act, 3 Henry VIII, c. 13

Archive · Identifier: HL/PO/PU/1/1511/3H8n13 · Date: 1511 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

An Act against shotting in Cross-bows [Act regulating shooting with crossbows].

[The Act restricted the right to use the cross-bow to lords and to owners of land to the yearly value of 300 marks (...

Representation of the People Act, c. 64

Archive · Identifier: · Date: 1918 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

Representation of the People Act, c. 64. ['Fourth Reform Act]'.

A further Act to reform the electoral system was deemed necessary during the First World War as millions of returning soldiers were ...

Public Act, 31 Charles II, c. 2

Archive · Identifier: HL/PO/PU/1/1679/31C2n3 · Date: 1679 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

An Act for the better securing the Liberty of the Subject, and for Prevention of Imprisonments beyond the Seas ["Habeas Corpus Act"].

The Act, better known as the Habeas Corpus Act was designed to...

Public Act, 3 Charles I, c. 1: Petition of Right

Archive · Identifier: HL/PO/PU/1/1627/3C1n2 · Date: 1628 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

The Petition exhibited to His Majesty by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, concerning divers Rights and Liberties of the Subject with the King's M...

Public Act, 12 & 13 William III, c. 2

Archive · Identifier: HL/PO/PU/1/1700/13W3n2 · Date: 1701 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject ["Act of Settlement"].

The Act provided for a Protestant succession to Queen Anne. As a...

Public General Act, 39&40 George III, c. 67

Archive · Identifier: · Date: 1800 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

An Act for the Union of Great Britain and Ireland. ["Union of Ireland", "Act of Union with Ireland"]

Following increased unrest in Ireland at the same time as the Napoleonic Wars, the British Prim...

Public Act, 6 Anne, c. 11

Archive · Identifier: · Date: 1706 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

An Act for an Union of the two Kingdoms of England and Scotland ["Act of Union with Scotland"].

The Act ratified the Articles of Union of England and Scotland. It established Great Britain, with A...

Public Act, 12 George III, c. 11

Archive · Identifier: HL/PO/PU/1/1772/12G3n16 · Date: 1772 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

An Act for the better regulating the future Marriages of the Royal Family. ('Royal Marriages Act')

The Act, better known as the Royal Marriage Act, came about after Prince Henry, duke of Cambridge...

Public Act, 14 Charles II, c. 4

Archive · Identifier: HL/PO/PU/1/1662/14C2n3 · Date: 1662 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

An Act for the Uniformity of Public Prayers and Administration of Sacraments, and other Rites and Ceremonies, and for establishing the Form of making, ordaining and consecrating Bishops, Priests an...

Public Act, 6 Anne, c. 40

Archive · Identifier: · Date: 1707 · Author: Parliamentary Archives

An Act for rendering the Union of the two Kingdoms more intire and complete [Union with Scotland].

The Act consolidated the Act of Union, Public Act 6 Anne, c.11, between England and Scotland. It...