denization


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denization

(ˌdɛnɪˈzeɪʃən) or

denisation

n
(Law) the process of becoming a denizen; naturalization
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Before 1844 people coming to these shores could become naturalised or acquire the rights of citizenship in two different ways, firstly through Denization, which was granted by the sovereign and gave the right to live in Britain and secondly, they could be naturalised through a private act of Parliament.
Using tables of English denization or naturalization, Fagel attempts to identify "who" the immigrants were and "how" they identified themselves.
When Aldus's publishing adventure began to issue books by middecade, Aldus was in his early forties, a private teacher or tutor by profession, a Roman who sought from and was granted denization by the Venetian Republic.