Mackworth, Humphrey. Free Parliaments: or, a Vindication of the Fundamental Right of the Commons of England in Parliament Assembled, to be Sole Judges of all those Privileges of the Electors, and of the Elected; Which are Absolutely Necessary to Preserve Free Parliaments….. [London]: No Publisher, 1704. First Edition. 4to. Disbound. Pamphlet. Presentation Copy from Author. Good. , 43pp, , disbound.
Cropped at head, losing page numbers to head, and just touching text to last couple of pages, otherwise fairly bright and clean.
Presentation copy, with ‘ex dono ? authoris’ to foot of title.
“Mackworth, Sir Humphry (1657-1727), industrial entrepreneur and politician” (Oxford DNB). “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)