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" That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"? "
The Quarterly Review - Page 254
1817
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The King's Artists : The Royal Academy of Arts and the Politics of British ...

Holger Hoock - 2003 - 388 pages
...parliamentary opposition against the corrupt, 'secret influence' of the Crown. George III considered Dunning's famous motion 'that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished' (carried three weeks before the royal view of the RA by 233 to 215 votes) to have been...
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Nelson: Love & Fame

Edgar Vincent - History - 2003 - 640 pages
...who mistrusted the powers of the Crown and were alive to civil liberties, when he declared in 1780, 'The influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished.' He showed instead a total mistrust of radical ideas on parliamentary reform. He was...
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Hertfordshire 1731-1800 as Recorded in the Gentleman's Magazine

Arthur Jones - History - 1993 - 266 pages
...February 1780. For a time the movement achieved some success, culminating in the passing of Dunning's motion "that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished", which was carried on 6 April 1780 by a majority of eighteen votes. The letter requisitioning...
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Bentham

James Steintrager - Philosophy - 2003 - 133 pages
...pitch that the House of Commons itself, sitting in Committee, passed the Dunning Resolution declaring 'that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished'.20 Through all of these events, Bentham remained remarkably silent, although he did...
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The Law of the Federal and State Constitutions of the United States: With an ...

Frederic Jesup Stimson - History - 2004 - 386 pages
...Both the Senate and the House a resolution was proposed and carried in the House of Commons affirming that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished (Taswell-Langmead, p. 550). 1 Ala. 42; Ark. 4, 1; Cal. 3, 1; Col. 3, 1; Ct. 2; Fla. 2;...
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Geography and History: Bridging the Divide

Alan R. H. Baker - History - 2003 - 296 pages
...strengthening. John Dunning, Baron Ashburton (1731-83) proposed a motion in the House of Commons in 1780 that: 'The influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished.' At the time of the American War of Independence (which we should remember was fought,...
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Correspondence of James K. Polk, Volume 8

James Knox Polk, Wayne Cutler - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 624 pages
...motion proposed by John Dunning, Baron Ashburton, and passed by the British House of Commons in 1780: "The influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." 4. Davidson County. 5. While en route to a Whig mass meeting in Athens, Tenn., Ephraim...
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Parliament Today

Michael Rush - History - 2005 - 338 pages
...were not alone in this belief: in 1 780 the House of Commons passed what became known as Cunning's motion, 'That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished'.4 However, whereas Dunning and his supporters were concerned about the influence that...
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The Story of Britain: From the Romans to the Present : a Narrative History

Rebecca Fraser - History - 2005 - 829 pages
...detested under Lord Rockingham. But it was a short-lived government. The MP John Dunning's critical motion 'that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished' was the last gasp of a dying breed. Legislative independence for Ireland was passed...
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The Cambridge Introduction to English Theatre, 1660-1900

Peter Thomson - Drama - 2006 - 310 pages
...notorious assault in North Briton 45 (1763) and anticipated the passing in parliament of lohn Dunning's motion that the 'influence of the crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished' (1780). These early stirrings of rationalizing radicalism would become more widespread...
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