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In Britain, the Witchcraft Act of 1735 established that people could not be punished for consorting with spirits, while would-be magicians pretending to be able to invoke spirits could still be fined as con artists.
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Britain and Witchcraft
The group into which Gardner claimed to be initiated, known as the New Forest coven, was small and utterly secret as claiming to be a witch was illegal in Britain since the Witchcraft Act of 1735 made claiming to predict the future, conjure spirits, or cast spells a crime, and likewise made an accusation of witchcraft a criminal offense ).
In the Kingdom of Great Britain, witchcraft ceased to be an act punishable by law with the Witchcraft Act of 1735.
Here, in 1952, Doreen read an article entitled " Witchcraft in Britain " in the newspaper Illustrated, which had been written by Allen Andrews.
According to his written works, primarily Witchcraft from the Inside, published in 1971, he was the first person in the United States to openly admit to being a practitioner of Wicca, and he introduced the lineage of Gardnerian Wicca to the United States in 1964, after having been initiated by Monique Wilson in Britain the previous year.
Britain and Act
The Act of Settlement was, in many ways, the major cause of the union of Scotland with England and Wales to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Stemming from this, the Parliament of England decided that, to ensure the stability and future prosperity of Great Britain, full union of the two parliaments and nations was essential before Anne's death and used a combination of exclusionary legislation ( the Alien Act of 1705 ), politics, and bribery to achieve it within three years under the Act of Union 1707.
By virtue of Article II of the Treaty of Union, which defined the succession to the throne of Great Britain, the Act of Settlement became part of Scots Law as well.
After the carnage of 1914 – 1918 the democratic reform of the Representation of the People Act 1918 instantly tripled the number of people allowed to vote in Britain from 7 to 21 million.
Additional awards were presented to the British fleet: Nelson was awarded £ 2, 000 (£ as of ) a year for life by the Parliament of Great Britain and £ 1, 000 per annum by the Parliament of Ireland, although the latter was inadvertently discontinued after the Act of Union dissolved the Irish Parliament.
In Ireland – when it was part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland – the Bank Holidays Act 1871 established the feast day of St. Stephen as a non-movable public holiday on 26 December.
This description in reference to the Act of Union 1801 which expanded the United Kingdom of Great Britain to include Ireland, has since been greatly expanded, although the primary date of UK Independence is now given as 1927.
In Britain, the Glorious Revolution of 1688 led to a constitutional monarchy restricted by laws such as the Bill of Rights 1689 and the Act of Settlement 1701, although limits on the power of the monarch (' a limited monarchy ') are much older than that ( see Magna Carta ).
The government led by Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, conferred the additional title upon her by an Act of Parliament, reputedly to assuage the monarch's irritation at being, as a mere Queen, notionally inferior to her own daughter ( Princess Victoria was the wife of the reigning German Emperor ); the Indian Imperial designation was also formally justified as the expression of Britain succeeding as paramount ruler of the subcontinent the former Mughal ' Padishah of Hind ', using indirect rule through hundreds of princely states formally under protection, not colonies, but accepting the British Sovereign as their suzerain.
In the UK, the Prohibition of Female Circumcision Act 1985 outlawed the procedure in Britain itself, and the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003 and Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation ( Scotland ) Act 2005 made it an offence for FGM to be performed anywhere in the world on British citizens or permanent residents.
In 1832, John Russell had been nicknamed " Finality John " because of his statement that the 1832 Reform Act had just been approved by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords would be the " final " expansion of the vote in Britain.
The Act of Union of 1800 formally assimilated Ireland within the British political process and from 1 January 1801 created a new state called the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, which united the Kingdom of Great Britain with the Kingdom of Ireland to form a single political entity.
In Britain in 1683, the English Bill of Rights ( or " An Act Declaring the Rights and Liberties of the Subject and Settling the Succession of the Crown ") and the Scottish Claim of Right each made illegal a range of oppressive governmental actions.
* 1707 – The Scottish Parliament ratifies the Act of Union, paving the way for the creation of Great Britain.
Kipper time is the season in which fishing for salmon is forbidden in Great Britain, originally the period 3 May to 6 January, in the River Thames by an Act of Parliament.
In that same year, St-Laurent negotiated the British North America ( No. 2 ) Act, 1949 with Britain which ' partially patriated ' the Canadian Constitution, most significantly giving the Canadian Parliament the authority to amend portions of the constitution.
* 1707 – The Act of Union joins the Kingdom of England and Kingdom of Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
* 1773 – The Parliament of Great Britain passes the Tea Act, designed to save the British East India Company by granting it a monopoly on the North American tea trade.
1 May 1707 was the day the Act of Union came into effect, joining England and Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
* 1765 – American Revolutionary War: The Kingdom of Great Britain passes the Quartering Act that requires the Thirteen Colonies to house British troops.
Britain and 1735
In 1735 the 2nd Earl was created Baron Godolphin, of Helston, in the Peerage of Great Britain, with remainder, in default of male issue of his own, to the male issue of his deceased uncle Henry Godolphin, Dean of St Paul's.
Britain and established
It was therefore not until the publication of J.H. Round's `` The Settlement Of The South And East Saxons '', and W.H. Stevenson's `` Dr. Guest And The English Conquest Of South Britain '', that a scientific basis for place-name studies was established.
The oldest-surviving Anglican church outside of the British Isles ( Britain and Ireland ) is St Peter's Church in St. George's, Bermuda, established in 1612 ( though the actual building had to be rebuilt several times over the following century ).
It comes from a Brythonic language community ( see image ) that once extended from Great Britain to Armorica ( present-day Brittany ) and which had even established a toehold in Galicia ( in present-day Spain ).
By 2005 the CIRA was believed to be an established presence on the island of Great Britain with the capability of launching attacks.
The European colonial period was the era from the 1500s to, arguably, the 1900s when several European powers ( particularly, but not exclusively, Spain, Portugal, Britain, the Netherlands and France ) established colonies in Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
Because of patent lawsuits in 1893, Blair left his American company and established another in Britain.
Native Celtic peoples had been marginalized during the period of Roman Britain, and when the Romans abandoned the British Isles during the 400s, waves of Germanic peoples, known to later historians as the Anglo-Saxons, migrated to southern Britain and established a series of petty kingdoms in what would eventually develop into the Kingdom of England by AD 927.
Before the Roman invasion, begun in 43, Iron Age Britain already had established cultural and economic links with Continental Europe, but the Roman invaders introduced new developments in agriculture, urbanisation, industry and architecture.
Caesar had conquered no territory and had left behind no troops, but had established clients on the island and had brought Britain into Rome's sphere of political influence.
It abolished both the Parliaments of England and Scotland, and established the Parliament of Great Britain.
Not only was good passenger service established by the late 1840s, but an excellent network of freight lines reduce the cost of shipping coal, and made products manufactured in Scotland competitive throughout Britain.
By the mid 1890s, the Golden Dawn was well established in Great Britain, with membership rising to over a hundred and including every class of Victorian society.
Mary J. Hickman writes that " plastic Paddy " was a term used to " deny and denigrate the second-generation Irish in Britain " in the 1980s, and was " frequently articulated by the new middle class Irish immigrants in Britain, for whom it was a means of distancing themselves from established Irish communities.
In Great Britain, the Whitley Commission, a subcommittee of the Reconstruction Commission, recommended in its July 1918 Final Report that " industrial councils " be established throughout the world.
Geoffrey depicted Arthur as a king of Britain who defeated the Saxons and established an empire over Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Norway and Gaul.
Although Malory's English version of the great French romances was popular, there were increasing attacks upon the truthfulness of the historical framework of the Arthurian romances — established since Geoffrey of Monmouth's time — and thus the legitimacy of the whole Matter of Britain.
In 1924 the Raw Steel Association ( Rohstahlgemeinschaft ) was established in Luxembourg, as a quota-fixing cartel for coal and steel, by France, Britain, Belgium, Luxembourg, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Germany.
Although complications with Britain and France prevented him from moving against Paraguay, Rosas quickly established a porteño embargo on Paraguayan goods.