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The Quarterly Review - Page 254
1817
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History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Year Eighteen Hundred and ...

James White - Great Britain - 1860 - 856 pages
...illegal imposition. The celebrated resolution was introduced and carried in the House of Commons, " That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," and sympathy with the Americans became more widely diffused. 10. A succession of...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Volume 6

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1860
...bring both these points fairly to issue. He first moved, " That it is the opinion of this Committee that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished." The resistance oflered to the motion was feeble and indirect. One of its immediate...
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History of England from the Earliest Times to the Year 1858

James White - 1860 - 856 pages
...illegal imposition. The celebrated resolution was introduced and carried in the House of Commons, " That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," and sympathy with the Americans became more widely diffused. 10. A succession of...
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Literature and Nationalism

Vincent Newey, Ann Thompson - Fiction - 1991 - 286 pages
...constitutional issues that persisted throughout the reign of George III. John Dunning's famous resolution 'that the Influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished' was passed by the Commons on 6 April 1780, and the Opposition won further votes to curb...
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The Invention of Tradition

Hobsbawm, E. J. Hobsbawm, Eric Hobsbawm, Terence O. Ranger, Terence Ranger, Cambridge University Press, Hobsbawm Eric - History - 1992 - 322 pages
...adviser and critic of her governments'. Even as late as 1879 the Commons once more debated Dunning's famous motion ' that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished'.21 If continuing royal power made grand royal ceremonial unacceptable, then renewed...
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A Polite and Commercial People: England 1727-1783

Paul Langford - History - 1992 - 803 pages
...On 6 April John Dunning made his historic motion, unsupported by evidence but sustained by emotion, that the 'influence of the crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished': it was carried by 233 votes to 218. Charles James Fox pronounced 'that if he died that...
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A Short History of the American Revolution

James L. Stokesbury - History - 1993 - 304 pages
...one crisis to the next. In April of 1 780, for example, the government lost the Dunning Resolution "that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished!" That was sufficiently vague to attract all the malcontents, and the resolution passed,...
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A Concise History of Britain, 1707-1975

Ross V. Speck, William Arthur Speck, W. A. Speck - History - 1993 - 210 pages
...advocated this approach, one of his connexion, John Dunning, moving the celebrated resolution in 1780 that 'the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing and ought to be diminished'. When the marquis came to power his secretary Edmund Burke introduced a bill which axed...
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Edmund Burke: A Life in Caricature

Nicholas K. Robinson, Edmund Burke - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 214 pages
...Dunning, their legal luminary, who had galvanised the opposition by moving his famous resolution in 1780, 'that the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished'.) Ciillray. in one ot his most celebrated early prints, depicts Burke as (jiiiinihititf...
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Cavendish

Christa Jungnickel, Russell K. McCormmach, Russell McCormmach - Philosophy - 1996 - 414 pages
...Present (New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983), 128-29. 248 249 parliamentary majority, asserted: "That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished."10 The years 1783-84, it has been argued, witnessed the greatest political crisis in...
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