Grand Remonstrance


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Grand Remonstrance

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(Historical Terms) the Grand Remonstrance English history the document prepared by the Long Parliament in 1640 listing the evils of the king's government, the abuses already rectified, and the reforms Parliament advocated
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The Grand Remonstrance was a list of grievances sent to which king by Parliament?
Later, Jasper delivers his Grand Remonstrance: Charles's "get-up seems an unhappy compromise between the correct wear for a theatrical party at Maidenhead and a glee-singing competition in a garden suburb" (42-43).
During the endless summer of 1978, the same year that Arnold Schwarzenegger made his fateful move toward the bikini wax, the children of paradise passed by an enthusiastic majority the grand remonstrance known as Proposition 13, which stripped the state government of its authority to set property taxes.
The Pilgrimage of Grace, in the words of Professor John Scarisbrick, "must stand as a large-scale, spontaneous, authentic indictment of all that Henry most obviously stood for, and it passed judgement against him as surely and comprehensively as Magna Carta condemned King John or the Grand Remonstrance the government of Charles I."
There are also three discussions of prose texts: Stow's Survey of London, the parliamentary documents of 1641-2 known as the Root and Branch Petition and the Grand Remonstrance, and Milton's Eikonoklastes.
One of the best is on what perhaps may not seem very promising material, the Root and Branch Petition and the Grand Remonstrance. David L.
Smith and Richard Strier on the 'Root and Branch Petition' and the 'Grand Remonstrance', and Derek Hirst and Marshall Grossman on Eikonoklastes.
Chapter seven is concerned instead with The Root and Branch Petition and The Grand Remonstrance. In "From Petition to Remonstrance," David L.
Through "legal terrorism" Crown behavior gave rise to insecurity, seemingly endless litigation, a few disturbances, and grievances noted in the Grand Remonstrance of 1641.
The Long Parliament impeached the earl of Strafford, passed the Grand Remonstrance (November 22, 1641), which listed the unconstitutional acts of Charles I and demanded reform, and, after the final rupture with Charles I in 1642, conducted the Civil War against the king's forces.
Republican managers had brought their Grand Remonstrance against the

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