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Public Act, 12 Henry VII, c. 2
An Act for Confirmation of divers Statutes formerly made against Riots, Perjury and other Offences. [Second Original Act]
Public Act, 12 Henry VII, c. 1
An Act for taking of Apprentices to make Worsteds in the County of Norfolk. [First Act of Parliament kept at Westminster]
Public Act, 19 Henry VII, c. 13
An Act for suppressing of Riots.
Public Act, 3 Henry VIII, c. 13
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 (...
Public Act, 26 Henry VIII, c. 1
An Act concerning the King's Highness to be Supreme Head of the Church of England, and to have Authority to reform and redress all Errors, Heresies and Abuses in the same ["Act of Supremacy 1534"]....
Public Act, 27 Henry VIII, c. 26
An Act for Laws and Justice to be ministered in Wales in like Form as it is in this Realm.
The Act, also known as the Act of Union with Wales, the Union of Wales, and the Statute of Wales, was the...
Public Act, 34 & 35 Henry VIII, c. 26
An Act for certain Ordinances in the King's Majesty's Dominion and Principality of Wales. ["Union of Wales"].
Public Act, 33 Henry VIII, cc. 20 and 21
This document consists of three items: Act, 33 Henry VIII c.20 (An Act for due Process to be had in high Treasons, in Cases of Lunacy or Madness); Act, 33 Henry VIII c.21 (An Act concerning the Att...
Public Act, 2 & 3 Edward VI, c. 1
An Act for the Uniformity of Service and Administration of the Sacraments throughout the Realm.
Public Act, 5 & 6 Edward VI, c. 1
An Act for the Uniformity of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments.
Public Act, 1 Elizabeth I, c. 2
An Act for the Uniformity of Common Prayer and Divine Service in the Church, and the Administration of the Sacraments [Act of Uniformity, Common Prayer: Act of Uniformity 1558].
The Act enforced t...
Public Act, 14 Elizabeth I, c. 5
An Act for the Punishment of Vagabonds, and for Relief of the Poor and Impotent.
The Act followed a number of earlier Tudor acts aimed at regulating and restricting begging, and is notable for int...
Public Act, 3 Charles I, c. 1: Petition of Right
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, 14 Charles II, c. 4
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, 31 Charles II, c. 2
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, 1 William & Mary Session 2, c. 2
An Act declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject, and settling the Succession of the Crown. ["The Bill of Rights 1689"]
After the short-lived constitutional experiments that followed the C...
Engrossed Declaration of Rights
Declaration of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal and Commons assembled at Westminster.
Public Act, 12 & 13 William III, c. 2
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 Act, 6 Anne, c. 11
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, 6 Anne, c. 40
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...
Public Act, 13 Anne, c. 26
An Act for reducing the Laws relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars and Vagrants, into one Act of Parliament; and for the more effectual punishing such Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars and ...
Public Act, 13 Anne, c. 14
An Act for providing a Public Reward for such Person or Persons as shall discover the Longitude at Sea. [Longitude Act]
Public Act, 5 George III, c. 12
An Act for granting and applying certain Stamp Duties, and other Duties, in the British Colonies and Plantations in America, towards further defraying the Expences of defending, protecting and secu...
Public Act, 14 George III, c. 83
An Act for making more effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec in North America. [Quebec Act 1774]
Public Act, 31 George III, c. 31
An Act to repeal certain Parts of an Act, passed in the fourteenth Year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled, An Act for making more effectual Provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec, i...
Public Act, 35 George III, c. 101
An Act to prevent the Removal of Poor Persons, until they shall come actually chargeable.
Public General Act, 39&40 George III, c. 67
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 General Act, 47 George III session 1, c. 36
An Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade.
Public General Act, 1 & 2 George IV, c. 123
An Act for appointing Commissioners for carrying into Execution an Act of this Session of Parliament, for granting to His Majesty a Duty on Pensions and Offices in England; and an Act, made in the ...
Public General Act, 2&3 William IV, c. 45
An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales. ("Great Reform Act, 1832")
The passing of the "Great Reform Act" was a mixture of political circumstance and popular pressure...