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Colonies, Crown, is Cyprus one of

the, 190
- duties of the Governors of

Crown, 415–417
-- functions of the Secretary of

State for the, 418, 419
Columbia, British. See Hudson's

Bay
Commerce. See Economy, social
Commercial Treaty with France,

an illustration of modern

economic principles, 136
Commons, House of. See House of

Commons
Companies and Joint-Stock Com.
panies Acts, 1825, 1834, 1844,

1856, and 1862, 127, 128
Companies, Public, recent legisla-

tion for, 126-129
- Railway, recent legislation for,

129-131
Compulsory Church Rates Abolition

Act, 1868, 105
Confederation Act, Canadian,

1867, 152-154
- - South African, 1867, 154-

156
CONNAUGHT, DUKE OF, grant to

the, on his marriage, 227-233
Consolidated Fund, creation of

the, 217
- Colonial revenues carried to the,

221
Conspiracy, Bill of Lord Palmer-

ston, 185, 186; 366
- legal definition of, 442, 443
CONSTANTINE, THE GRAND DUKE,

visit of, to Paris, commented
on by the Prince Consort, 262-

265
CONSTITUTION, THE, AND

ITS MOVEMENTS, Chap. I.,

1-13
Constitution, a political, the pro-

duct of social conditions and
historical antecedents, 4
--- modification of, by current
interpretations, 5

-- sources of enlightenment
with regard to, 5, 6

Constitution, a political, legal and

moral elements in, 6
--- formative action of perma-
nent popular sentiments on, 6-10

- written and unwritten
elements of, 8

-- central and germinating
idea of, 12

-- ultimate foundation of,
in the popular will, 16, 17
- English, stable and unstable

elements of the, 1, 2
-- historical method of inquiry

into the ; 1; 462, 463 ; 468, 169
- period chosen for a survey of

the, 2; 10; 462, 463; 469
- topics comprised in a scrutiny

of the, 3, 10
- distinguishing characteristics

of the, 3; 422, 423
- the, as a type for imitation by

other States, 3, 4
- formative action of permanent

or progressive popular senti-

ment on the, 6-10
-- maintenance of the, dependent

on popular political sentiment,

7; 10; 466 ; 470
- the, an organic whole, 11-13;

42, 43; 73
- self-developing power of the, 21
- Blackstone's and other theories

of the, 26-28
- idea of representation penetrat-

ing the, 34
- movements of the, distinguish-
able in recent Home Legislation,

103
– religious equality not yet a

principle of the, 105
-- financial and economic princi-

ples admitted by the, 134-137
- local institutions characteristic

of the, 137
-- position of the Sovereign under

the, 209, 210; 315-317; 325-328
- position of the Consort of the

Sovereign under the, 238; 242 ;
244, 245; 249, 250; 252, 253;
259; 261, 262; 308, 309

Constitution, English, invasion of

the, by personal action of King
William IV., 307, 308
- Baron Stockmar's theory of the,

318-324
- true theory of the, 321-328
- legal rights of the Crown under

the, 339-360
-- defence of the, by Parlia-

mentary minorities, 362, 363
- possible violation of, by

sinister influences in the

Cabinet, 371-373
- provisions of the, for the

liberty of the subject, 422,

- dangers to the, inherent in the
mechanism of Government, 466–

468
Constitution Act (Canadian), of

1791, 152
Constitutions, Colonial (see also

Colonial Legislatures)
- creation of, by Parliament,

151-157; 159-162
- Parliamentary interference with

157-159
-- problems connected with the

working of, 162-167 ; 418-421
Constitutional analysis, how

different from political history,

County rate, the, an instance of

taxation by a non-representative
authority, 147
Coup d'état of December 1851,

conduct of Lord Palmerston
with regard to the, 284-290;

312, 313
Court, of appeal, the House of

Lords as a, 19, 20
- Central Criminal, creation of

the, 427; 434
- for Crown Cases Reserved,

decision of the, on the Franconia
case, 200
---- creation of the, 427,

435
- of Admiralty, as a Court of

Prize, 208
Courts (see also County Courts)
- Vice-Admiralty, slave trade

jurisdiction of, 198, 199
-- of Prize, 208
– jury trial in Criminal, 149-

451
- admission of oral statements of

prisoners in Criminal, 451-455
- reconstruction of civil, 455
Courts of Justice, functions of

English, contrasted with those
of the Supreme Court of the

United States, 16, note
- creation of, in India, 169
- - in the Colonies, 175
- English, in foreign territory,

187; 196
- jurisdiction of Australasian,

under the Kidnapping Act, 197
- patronage of the Crown in

relation to, 361
| -- as guardians of public liberty

against the Executive, 423,
424
- responsibility of officers of

justice to, 428 ; 443, 441
- multiplication of offences tria-

ble in, 431-434
- variety of procedure in primary,

432
- uncertainty of action of, 439
CRAMPTON, MR., British Minister

2

-- facts, initial source of all, the

character of the people, 8, 9
- importance of Parliamentary

forms and procedure, 74
Copyright Act of 1842, 176, 177
Corn laws, repeal of the, 1846,

135
- presence of the Prince Consort

at a debate on, 250-252
- conduct of Sir R. Peel and of

the Duke of Wellington in

relation to the, 347-350
Coronation oath, Coleridge on

the, 14
County administration, reform of,

147, 148; 428-434
County courts, institution of, 136
- jury trial in, 449

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at Washington, withdrawal of, | Crown, authority of the, over Eng.
255

lish settlements, 157
Crimean war, purchase of Russian - relation of Parliament to the

bonds hy British subjects during representatives of the, 177
the, 204-206

- right of extra-territorial juris.
- action of the Queen and the diction inherent in the, 187

Prince Consort with regard to - legislative and executive
the, 252-259; 309; 317–318; aspects of the, 209
372

- position of the Prince Consort
- policy and traditions of the, in relation to the, 244, 245 ;
368, 369

249, 250; 252, 253
Crimes, multiplication of offences - uses of the term Prerogative
classed as, 431, 432

of the, 266, 267
- definition of, 439-443

- the, as represented by its
Criminal Law, liberty of the Ministers in Parliament, 338,

subject as connected with, 427 339
455

- doctrine of the dependence of
Criminal punishments, 436-439; Parliament on the, 354-357
441, 142; 459

- Erskine May on the powers
CROSS, MR., Consolidation and recently conceded by Parliament

Amending Act of, relating to to the, 361
factories and workshops, 131,

- defence of the liberty of the
132

subject against the, 423, 424
- Act of, for abolishing unfilled Crown Lands, surrender of life-
prisons, 148, 149

interest in the, hy the Sovereign,
--- explanation of, as to the Queen's 216–218; 228, 229
letter to Lady Frere, 331

-- (private), 218-221
CROWN, THE (see also Preroga -- in the Colonies, 221

tive, Sovereign, &c.), Chap. III., - reform in the management of
209-421

the, 223-225
- PERSONAL RELATIONS AND Cronn Lands (Colonies) Act, 1852,
ATTRIBUTES OF THE, O

221
Sect. I., 209-265

Crown Private Estates Acts, 1862
- AND ITS MINISTERS, Chap. III., and 1873, 218-221
Sect. II., 266-335

Cyprus, organisation of govern-
- MINISTERS OF THE, AND ment in, 188, 189
PARLIAMENT, Chap. III., Sect. -- compulsory labour in, 189–194
III., 336-421

- nature and extent of British
- transfer of police administra authority in, 190, 191
tion to the, 142-145

-- English occupation of, 293 ;
- transfer of the government of 376; 378
dependencies from the, to - Convention of, 377, 378; 382,
Parliament, 150, 151; 167–173; 383 ; 388

392–403
-- authority of the, over small
dependencies held for military

purposes, 151
- authority of the, over conquered Debt, the National, 125; 134, 135
or ceded Colonies, not absolute, -- reconstruction of the law of,
156, 157

455

D

Delegacy, modern theory of, 49, 50) Eastern Question (see also Foreign
--- Burke on the question of, 50 Affairs)
52

- retirement of Lord Carnarvon
DENMAN, LORD CHIEF JUSTICE, and Lord Derby on grounds

opinion of, on the publication relating to the, 290-294
of libels in Parliamentary re - reopening of the, 367-370
ports, 78

— three views of the, 369, 370
Dependencies, possible mode of - review of English policy in

satisfying the claims of, to re regard to the, 373-392
presentation in the English Par Ecclesiastical Commission, in-
liament, 95, 96

stitution and action of the,
- Parliamentary Government of, 109, 110
150-178; 392-405

Ecclesiastical Commissioners In-
- subordinate Legislatures in the, corporation Act, 1836, 109
See Colonial Legislatures

Economy, Social, Parliamentary
-- forms of recent Parliamentary interference with, 121-137

action with regard to the, 151 -- principles of recent legislation
- gradual assumption of Parlia relating to, 121, 122; 124 ;
mentary control with increasing 126

importance of the, 392-394 Education, reform of endowments
DERBY, LORD, retirement of, from for, 113-117

the Foreign Office, in 1876, - principle of Parliamentary
292-295 ; 298; 376

interference in, 149
- comment of Lord Salisbury on - Acts, administration of the,

revelations of Cabinet proceed 456-458
ings made by, 294

- Dr. Thompson on the necessity
DILKE, SIR CHARLES, amendment of popular, 466

moved by, as to the provision Election Judges, Mr. Disraeli on
for the Duke of Connaught, 227, the finality of decisions of, 44,
228

45
DISRAELI, MR. See LORD BEA Elementary Education Act of
CONSFIELD

1870, 149
Trissenters' Chapels Act of 1844, • Empress of India,' assumption
111

of the title of, 213-215; 375;
Documentary Evidence lot of 380; 381; 385
1868, 176, 177

Endowed Schools, reform of,

116-117
Endowed Schools Act of 1869,

116, 119

Endowments, right of the State to
East India Company, Charter of interfere with, 107-109 ; 117
the, of William III., 168

- reform of religious, 109–113
-- Regulating Act for the, 168 – reform of educational, 113-
- conversion of the, into a 117

political corporation, 169-171 - reform of charitable, 117-119
- transfer of the government of Exchequer ChamberCourt of,
India from the, to the Crown, right of the House to punish for
171-172

contempt asserted by, 83, 84
East India Company Acts of 1767, Extradition, treaties relating to,
1769, and 1833, 168, 169

181-184

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Extradition, case of Winslow, 183 Foreign affairs, indifference of
Ertradition Aots, 1870 and 1873, the country to, after the Treaty
182-184

of Vienna, 363, 364
Extra-territorial jurisdiction. See - doctrine of non-intervention in,
Jurisdiction

365-367
EYRE, GOVERNOR, validity of a --- revived interest in, on the

Colonial Act of Indemnity in reopening of the Eastern Ques-
the case of, 444

tion in 1876, 367
- review of recent policy with

regard to, 373–380
- comments on recent policy with

regard to, 380–387
Factory and Workshop Act, 1878, Foreign Enlistment Act, 1854, 254
131, 132; 456, 458

- -- 1870, 204; 206–208
Factory Laws, intention of, 131, Foreign Jurisdiction Acts, 1843
132

1878, 187-189; 191
- Miss Martineau on the results FORSTER, MR. W. E., policy in-
of, 133

augurated by the Education
- administration of, 456-458

Act of, 149
Fiji, annexation of, 173; 403–405 FORSYTA, MR., on cession of
Finance, modern principles as to, territory by Royal Prerogative,
134-137; 390

414
- control of policy through, 353 | Franconia and Strathclyde Case,
- necessity of Parliamentary 200
vigilance in the management FREEMAN, MR. E. A., letter of
of, 389-391

Sir G. C. Lewis to, on the legal
-- Indian, Parliamentary super status of the Cabinet, 275,
vision of, 390, 400

276
Flogging, as a criminal punish FRERE, SIR BARTLE, expressions
ment, 437-439; 459

of sympathy with, by the Queen,
Foreign affairs, recent prominence during the Zulu war, 330, 331

of, in Parliamentary debate, -- policy of annexation recom-
179

mended by, 407, 408
- Mr. Disraeli on the importance | Fugitive Slave Circulars, 195, 196

of, 179
- policy as to, not generally initi-

ated in Parliament, 180
- recent legislation bearing on,
180--208

GIFFARD, SIR HARDINGE, instance
- conduct of Lord Palmerston as of, in office but not in Parlia-
Secretary for, in 1850 and 1851, ment, 337, note
284-290; 310-315

GILLON, MR., motion of, for an
- retirement of Lord Carnarvon increased grant to the Duke of
in 1876, on grounds relating to, Sussex, 226
290-292; 376

GLADSTONE, MR., action of, in the
- retirement of Lord Derby from repeal of the Paper Duties, 22

the conduct of, in 1876, 292 - on the practice of the House of
295; 376

Lords in proposing money
- theory of a special attitude of grants, 24, 25

the Sovereign towards, 315-317 | - use of a Royal warrant by, for

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