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The Evolution of Constitutional Monarchy

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The British monarchy is by far the oldest of all the constitutional monarchies. Its origins can be traced back to before the Norman Conquest. The influence of Magna Carta and the Bill of Rights are ... More


The Future of Constitutional Monarchy

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Until 1914, monarchy was the prevalent form of government in Europe. Only three European states—France, Portugal, and Switzerland—were republics. Today, by contrast, there are just eight monarchies ... More


The Sovereign and the Commonwealth

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The sovereign's relationship with the Commonwealth derives from Britain's imperial history. For, nearly all of the members of the Commonwealth are formerly dependent territories of the Empire, which ... More


The Basic Constitutional Rules: Influence and the Prerogative

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The office of head of state should be distinguished from that of head of government. The head of state has three main functions. First, there are constitutional functions, which today are primarily ... More


Three Constitutional Crises

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The three constitutional crises examined are that caused by the rejection by the House of Lords of Lloyd George's `People's Budget’ of 1909; that caused by the Home Rule Act of 1914; and the ... More


The Monarchy and the Constitution

Vernon Bogdanor

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Seeks to answer the question `How does monarchy function in a modern democracy?’ Since the British Constitution is so heavily dependent upon history, the question can only be answered historically. ... More


The Financing of the Monarchy

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The financing of the monarchy has always had constitutional implications. Indeed, control of finance was the crucial issue in the battles between the king and the parliament in the seventeenth ... More


The Basic Constitutional Rules: The Rules of Succession

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy governed by rules. In Britain, these rules are of two kinds—non‐statutory rules governing hereditary succession and statutory rules laying down certain ... More


Hung Parliaments and Proportional Representation

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Despite Britain's first past the post‐electoral system, which generally produces single‐party majorities, Britain has become more politically fragmented in recent years. This makes a hung ... More


The Sovereign's Private Secretary

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The office of private secretary to the sovereign is crucial to the working of constitutional monarchy. But it evolved in an unnoticed and unplanned way, almost by accident. The history of the ... More


The Sovereign and the Church

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

The Church of England and the Church of Scotland (a Presbyterian church) are both established churches, and the sovereign enjoys a special relationship with each. She is under a statutory duty to ... More


Morocco

Juan Montabes Pereira and María A. Parejo Fernández

in Elections in Africa: A Data Handbook

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296454
eISBN:
9780191600036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296452.003.0035
Subject:
Political Science, Reference

This chapter on elections and electoral systems in Morocco follows the same format as all the other country chapters in the book. The first section is introductory and contains a historical overview, ... More


The Appointment of a Prime Minister

Vernon Bogdanor

in The Monarchy and the Constitution

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198293347
eISBN:
9780191598821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198293348.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

Normally, in a first past the post‐electoral system in which majority single‐party government is the rule, the sovereign has no choice as to who to call to the Palace. But, in cases of emergency—war ... More


Waiting to die? The British monarchy in Australia, New Zealand and Canada, 1991–2016

Mark McKenna

in Crowns and Colonies: European Monarchies and Overseas Empires

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784993153
eISBN:
9781526115096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993153.003.0016
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Since the mid nineteenth century, prophecies of constitutional monarchy’s impending demise have far outnumbered the political initiatives taken to remove it. In the sixteen Commonwealth countries ... More


The Threat of Revolution and the Reactionary Mobilization: 1831–1837

in The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753692
eISBN:
9780804768061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753692.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the reactionary political mobilization that followed the threat of revolution in Brazil during the period from 1831 to 1837. It discusses the abdication of Dom Pedro I and ... More


State Building by Means of Constitution in the Italian Constitutional Monarchy

Anna Gianna Manca

in Constitutionalism, Legitimacy, and Power: Nineteenth-Century Experiences

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198723059
eISBN:
9780191789632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723059.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Comparative Law

After some historical and methodological remarks on modern constitutions as anti-revolutionary devices (I), the author focuses at first on the anti-revolutionary aim intentionally subtended to the ... More


Popular Sovereignty and the History of the Soul

Mark Thurner

in History's Peru: The Poetics of Colonial and Postcolonial Historiography

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035383
eISBN:
9780813038940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035383.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter further examines the deep political and figurative significance of Lorente's philosophical history of the soul of Peruvian civilization. Was Peru ready for a republican independence? ... More


The comte de Mirabeau and the works of John Milton and Catharine Macaulay

Rachel Hammersley

in The English Republican tradition and eighteenth-century France: Between the Ancients and the Moderns

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079320
eISBN:
9781781702345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079320.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The case of the comte de Mirabeau is typical of the more general picture of the influence of British models and ideas during the French Revolution. Mirabeau's attempt to impose a British-style ... More


The Party of Order: The Conservatives, the State, and Slavery in the Brazilian Monarchy, 1831–1871

Jeffrey D. Needell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753692
eISBN:
9780804768061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753692.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This study analyzes Brazil's monarchy, which adapted European ideas and practices to a creole plantation society that was traditionally based on African slavery. It focuses upon the Conservatives, ... More


The View from the Executive (1792)

Biancamaria Fontana

in Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691169040
eISBN:
9781400880614
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169040.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines how the most important effect that the Narbonne episode had on Staël's political position was to increase her skepticism about the power of political institutions. Executive ... More


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