Act of parliament to prohibit burials in the metropolis of London.
Slogan used in a long-running campaign against duties o newspapers, their advertising content and the paper they were printed on.
Redirected to Inland Revenue Act 1880.
An Act of the Parliament of Great Britain to prohibit the formation of new joint-stock companies unless approved by royal charter.
Act of parliament of England and Wales to increase the horror of being executed for murder by expediting the process and denying the right to a decent burial.
Act of Parliament passed in 1642 allowing parliament to appoint military commanders without the king’s approval.
Form of tenure under English feudal property law.
A sponging house was a place of temporary confinement for those arrested for non-payment of a debt.
One of the Acts of Parliament collectively known as the Elizabethan Religious Settlement. It introduced a Common Book of Prayer, and obliged everyone to attend their parish church every Sunday and on holy days.
The Lieber potentialis is a set of 7th-century ecclesiastical laws applied to women – and only women – perfoming acts such as divination, raising storms, or murder by the use of magic.