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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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Travel, Trade and Power in the Atlantic, 1765-1884

John Langdon, Simon Taylor, Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) - Business & Economics - 2002 - 289 pages
...1768 and 1770. His greatest claim to fame was the resolution he moved in the House of Commons in 1780 that 'the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished'. Stephen and Lee (eds), Dictionary of National Biography, VI, pp. 213-215. 207 Hinton...
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The War for American Independence: From 1760 to the Surrender at Yorktown in ...

Samuel B. Griffith - History - 2002 - 725 pages
...very first," Walpole wrote Mann, was made by Mr. Dunning and "was a thundering one. The words were: That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished.' The walls could not believe their own ears." Dunning followed with a motion urging...
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Fiscal Crises, Liberty, and Representative Government, 1450-1789

Philip T. Hoffman, Kathryn Norberg - History - 2002 - 408 pages
...confidence had been misplaced that gave Dunning's celebrated resolution of 6 April 1780 its force: that "the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished," indicated a need for a restoration of the balance.76 The consequences of the establishment...
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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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Western Civilization: A Brief History (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

Jackson J. Spielvogel - History - 2004 - 602 pages
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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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