All the Proceedings in Relation to the Aylesbury-Men

Proceedings in Relation to the Aylesbury-Men

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[001043] [Elections]. All the Proceedings in Relation to the Aylesbury-Men, Committed by the House of Commons: And the Report of the Lords Journal, and Reports of the Conferences, and of The Free Conference Etc Etc.. London: Edward Jones, 1704. First Edition. 4to. Disbound. Pamphlet. Good. 83pp, [1], disbound.

Text is browned and lightly foxed throughout, previous owners name to half-title.

Includes: ’The case between Sir Francis Goodwin, and Sir John Fortescue, in the reign of K. James I. as it stands upon the journal of the House of Commons’, with a separate titlepage (pp.59-83). ESTC gives date of publication as 1705, with half-title as called for.

“Ashby v. White (1703) … It concerns the right to vote and misfeasance of a public officer … Mr Ashby was prevented from voting at an election by the misfeasance of a constable, Mr White, on the apparent pretext that he was not a settled inhabitant” (Wikipedia)