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Author: Petyt, George.
Title: Lex parliamentaria, or, A treatise of the law and custom of parliaments shewing their antiquity, names, kinds, and qualities ... : with an appendix of a case in Parliament between Sir Francis Goodwyn and Sir John Fortescue, for the knights place for the county of Bucks, I Jac. I.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Lex parliamentaria, or, A treatise of the law and custom of parliaments shewing their antiquity, names, kinds, and qualities ... : with an appendix of a case in Parliament between Sir Francis Goodwyn and Sir John Fortescue, for the knights place for the county of Bucks, I Jac. I.
Petyt, George.

London: Printed for J. Stagg ..., [1690]
Alternate titles: Lex parliamentaria. English
Notes:
Translation of: Lex parliamentaria.
Written by George Petyt. Cf. BM.
Date of publication from Wing.
Advertisements: p. [1] at beginning and p. [2] at end.
Reproduction of original in Union Theological Seminary Library, New York.
Marginal notes.
Subject terms:
Goodwin, Francis, -- Sir, -- 16th/17th cent.
Fortescue, John, -- Sir, -- 1531?-1607.
England and Wales. -- Parliament -- Rules and practice.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A54632.0001.001

Contents
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THE PREFACE.
The CONTENTS.
Lex Parliamentaria: OR, A TREATISE OF THE LAW and CUSTOM OF THE PARLIAMENT of England, &c.
CHAP. I. Of Parliaments in General, their Defi∣nition, constituent Parts, &c. with a brief Inquiry into the Original and Nature of our British, Saxon and Nor∣man Parliaments.
CHAP. II. Of the Dignity and Excellency of Parliaments.
CHAP. III. Of the Power and Authority of Parliaments.
CHAP. IV. Of the House of Lords in general.
CHAP. V. The Power of the House of Lords.
CHAP. VI. House of Commons.
CHAP. VII. The Power of the House of Commons in particular Cases.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Power of the House of Commons over their own Members.
CHAP. IX. Concerning Elections of Members.
CHAP. X. Who may be Electors.
CHAP. XI. Who may be Elected to Parliament.
CHAP. XII. Of Returns of Sheriffs, &c. And Amendments of Returns.
CHAP. XIII. Election of the Speaker.
CHAP. XIV. Business of the Speaker.
CHAP. XV. Order to be observed in the House.
CHAP. XVI. Other Orders of the House.
CHAP. XVII. Passing of Bills.
CHAP. XVIII. Concerning Committees.
CHAP. XIX. The Order and Power of Grand Committees.
CHAP. XX. Of Standing Committees.
CHAP. XXI. A Session of Parliament; and of Prorogations and Adjournments.
CHAP. XXII. The proper Laws and Customs of Parliament.
Expulsion from the House for Words.
A Member sent to the Tower, for disco∣vering what was said in the House in a former Parliament.
CHAP. XXIII. Privilege of Parliament.
APPENDIX. The Report of a Case happening in Parliament in the first Year of King James the First, which was the Case of Sir Francis Goodwyn, and Sir John Fortescue, for the Knights Place in Parliament for the County of Bucks.
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