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Erskine May

Thomas Erskine May, 1st Baron Farnborough, KCB, PC, DCL (8 February 1815 – 17 May 1886) was a British constitutional theorist. [1]

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Baron Farnborough

Baron Farnborough is a title that has been created twice in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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Bedford School

Bedford School is an HMC independent school for boys located in the county town of Bedford in England.

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Bencher

A bencher or Master of the Bench is a senior member of an Inn of Court in England and Wales.

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Clerk of the House of Commons

The Clerk of the House of Commons is the chief executive of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom, and before 1707 of the House of Commons of England.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly known as the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth), is an intergovernmental organization of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.

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Constitution of the United Kingdom

The constitution of the United Kingdom is the sum of laws and principles that make up the body politic of the United Kingdom.

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Constitutional convention (political custom)

A constitutional convention is an informal and uncodified procedural agreement that is followed by the institutions of a state.

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Constitutional law

Constitutional law is the body of law which defines the relationship of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary.

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Denis Le Marchant

Sir Denis Le Marchant, 1st Baronet (3 July 1795 – 30 October 1874), was a British barrister, civil servant, writer and Whig politician.

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Doctor of Civil Law

Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.) is a degree offered by some universities, such as the University of Oxford, instead of the more common Doctor of Laws (LL.D.) degrees.

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Erskine May: Parliamentary Practice

Erskine May: Parliamentary Practice (full title: Erskine May's Treatise on the Law, Privileges, Proceedings and Usage of Parliament; original title: A Treatise upon the Law, Privileges, Proceedings and Usage of Parliament) is a parliamentary authority originally written by British constitutional theorist and Clerk of the House of Commons, Thomas Erskine May.

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Farnborough, Hampshire

Farnborough is a town in north east Hampshire, England, part of the borough of Rushmoor and the Farnborough/Aldershot Built-up Area.

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Frederic Leighton

Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton (3 December 1830 – 25 January 1896), known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor.

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General Register Office

General Register Office (GRO) is the name given to the civil registry in England and Wales, Scotland, many other Commonwealth nations and Ireland.

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George III of the United Kingdom

George III (George William Frederick; 4 June 1738 – 29 January 1820) was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.

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Hampshire

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Herbert Butterfield

Sir Herbert Butterfield (7 October 1900, Oxenhope, Yorkshire – 20 July 1979, Sawston, Cambridgeshire) was Regius Professor of History and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge.

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Highgate

Highgate is a suburban area of north London at the north-eastern corner of Hampstead Heath, north north-west of Charing Cross.

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House of Commons Library

The House of Commons Library is the library and information resource of the lower house of the British Parliament.

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House of Commons of the United Kingdom

The House of Commons is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland which, like the House of Lords (the upper house), meets in the Palace of Westminster.

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Infant baptism

Infant baptism is the practice of baptising infants or young children.

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Letters patent

Letters patent are a type of legal instrument in the form of a published written order issued by a monarch or president, generally granting an office, right, monopoly, title, or status to a person or corporation.

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Local and personal Acts of Parliament in the United Kingdom

Private acts are laws in the United Kingdom which apply to a particular individual or group of individuals, or corporate entity.

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Middle Temple

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple, commonly known simply as Middle Temple, is one of the four Inns of Court exclusively entitled to call their members to the English Bar as barristers, the others being the Inner Temple, Gray's Inn and Lincoln's Inn.

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Middlesex

Middlesex (abbreviation: Middx) was a county in southeast England, that is now mostly part of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring counties.

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Order of the Bath

The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (formerly the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath) is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.

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Palace of Westminster

The Palace of Westminster is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Peerages in the United Kingdom

The peerage is a legal system of traditionally hereditary titles in the United Kingdom, which is constituted by the ranks of British nobility and is part of the British honours system.

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Privy Council of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, usually known simply as the Privy Council, is a formal body of advisers to the Sovereign of the United Kingdom.

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Queen Victoria

Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.

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Reginald Palgrave

Sir Reginald Francis Douce Palgrave KCB (1829 – 13 July 1904, Salisbury) was Clerk of the British House of Commons.

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St George Hanover Square

St George Hanover Square was a civil parish in the metropolitan area of London, England.

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St Martin-in-the-Fields

St Martin-in-the-Fields is an English Anglican church at the north-east corner of Trafalgar Square in the City of Westminster, London.

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The National Archives (United Kingdom)

The National Archives (TNA) is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice of the United Kingdom.

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The Right Honourable

The Right Honourable (The Rt Hon. or Rt Hon.) is an honorific style traditionally applied to certain persons and to certain collective bodies in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, some other Commonwealth realms, the Anglophone Caribbean, Mauritius and occasionally elsewhere.

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Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine

Thomas Erskine, 1st Baron Erskine (10 January 1750 – 17 November 1823) was a British lawyer and politician.

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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was established on 1 January 1801 under the terms of the Acts of Union 1800, by which the nominally separate kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland were united.

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University of Oxford

The University of Oxford (informally Oxford University or simply Oxford) is a collegiate research university located in Oxford, England.

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Westminster

Westminster is an area of central London within the City of Westminster on the north bank of the River Thames.

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Westminster St Margaret and St John

St Margaret was an ancient parish in the City and Liberty of Westminster and the county of Middlesex.

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William McKay (parliamentary official)

Sir William Robert McKay, KCB, (born 18 April 1939), is a British administrator.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erskine_May

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