The British System of Government and Its Historical Development

The British System of Government and Its Historical Development

by Christopher Edward Taucar


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780773544291
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 11/15/2014
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Christopher Edward Taucar is a lawyer and frequent lecturer at various universities. He lives in Bradford, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Introduction 3

Part 1 The Basis of Government, Differentiation Within Government, and the Common Law Courts

1 Overview, Pre-Conquest, and the Conquest of 1066 17

2 Constitutional Settlements: Differentiation within Government, Magna Carta, and the Common Law Courts 58

Part 2 Parliament

3 Parliament's Development through the Reformation and Its Relation to Courts 91

4 The Great Rebellion and Revolution of 1688 109

5 Parliamentary Sovereignty (and Its Doubters) 138

Part 3 The Executive, and Further Public Law Developments

6 The Executive and Parliament's Relation to It 179

7 Public Law in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries 202

Conclusion 236

Appendix: Table of Kings and Queens 249

Notes 251

Bibliography 291

Index 301

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