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“No Choice But to Abide”: The Privy Council and Bureaucrats Prepare

Ray A. Moore and Donald L. Robinson

in Partners for Democracy: Crafting the New Japanese State Under MacArthur

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151169
eISBN:
9780199833917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019515116X.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Presents the Privy Council's debate of the draft bill and Legislative Bureau's preparation for the Diet debates. Before the draft could be submitted to the Diet, the Privy Councillors, former prime ... More


The Privy Council

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Most questions about how Scotland was governed tend sooner or later to lead back to the privy council. Below the crown, the council was the supreme executive authority, with a general political ... More


The Judicial Roles of the House of Lords and Privy Council, 1820–1914

Patrick Polden

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume XI: 1820–1914 English Legal System

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199258819
eISBN:
9780191718151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258819.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the judicial roles of the House of Lords and Privy Council from 1820-1914. Topics covered include the era of Lord Eldon, the establishment of the Judicature Commission, the ... More


A Stewart Revolution in Government?

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the question: was there a ‘Stewart revolution in government’? This chapter argues that there was, but looks at certain modifications of the ‘revolution in government’ hypothesis ... More


Personal Monarchy

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the relationship of the Scottish parliament to the crown, which refers not only to the person who was entitled to wear this item of headgear, but also to the vehicle for the ... More


Judicial Activism and New Zealand's Appellate Courts

Bruce Harris

in Judicial Activism in Common Law Supreme Courts

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199213290
eISBN:
9780191707551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213290.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, EU Law

This chapter examines ‘judicial creativity’ in New Zealand's appellate courts. It argues that judicial creativity is a natural and vital part of how the three branches of government work together to ... More


Judging Democracy: the Devolutionary Settlement and the Scottish Constitution

Aidan O'Neill

in Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter examines the constitutional foundations of adjudication on ‘devolution issues’ and the role and character of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council. It argues that the 1998 ... More


Reflections from the New Commonwealth

Fred Phillips

in The Judicial House of Lords 1876–2009:

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199532711
eISBN:
9780191705489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199532711.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter begins with a discussion of how, when viewed from the New Commonwealth, the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords was always considered a powerful, if amorphous, creation, while the ... More


Lord Lisle, 1540–1547

DAVID LOADES

in John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland 1504-1553

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201939
eISBN:
9780191675089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201939.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter details the life and career of John Dudley from 1540–1547. On 12 March 1541, Sir John Dudley was became Viscount Lisle, following the death of his stepfather, Lord Lisle. In 1543, he was ... More


Lord Bingham: a New Zealand Appreciation

Sian Elias

in Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law: A Liber Amicorum

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199566181
eISBN:
9780191705458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566181.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter deals with how the New Zealand legal system has benefited from Lord Bingham's judicial leadership. He has influenced the New Zealand legal system directly through his work in the Privy ... More


The Later Years: Vignettes from the End of Empire

Robert Stevens

in The Independence of the Judiciary: The View from the Lord Chancellor's Office

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262633
eISBN:
9780191682377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262633.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The English tradition of substantive formalism, for most of the twentieth century, had a pervasive influence, not only on English legal culture but the legal cultures of Commonwealth and Empire. ... More


Legitimacy

Julian Goodare

in The Government of Scotland 1560-1625

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243549
eISBN:
9780191714160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243549.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Queen Mary returned to her native land in 1561 to take over the government of a kingdom in which a provisional administration had been formed in the previous year by the Protestant insurgents, the ... More


Physician of the state: Essex and the Elizabethan polity

Alexandra Gajda

in The Earl of Essex and Late Elizabethan Political Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199699681
eISBN:
9780191739057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199699681.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter 4 examines Essex’s attitudes to the structure of the Elizabethan polity, in particular in relation to the decline of his career, before and after his fall from grace in October 1599, after ... More


Building the UK's New Supreme Court: National and Comparative Perspectives

Andrew Le Sueur (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199264629
eISBN:
9780191698965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199264629.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

In the context of the far-reaching reforms proposed for the Appellate Committee of the House of Lords and the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council, this book considers the operation and reform of ... More


Lording it Over the Players

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

The main instruments of change in the years when the playing companies were first securing a foothold in London were the companies themselves, ... More


Dangerous Words, 1625–1642

David Cressy

in Dangerous Talk: Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199564804
eISBN:
9780191701917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199564804.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines a wider range of seditious talk from the accession of Charles I to the outbreak of the civil war. Between 1625 and 1642, the Privy Council heard repeated reports of subjects who ... More


The Queen’s Men, 1583–1603

Andrew Gurr

in The Shakespearian Playing Companies

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198129776
eISBN:
9780191671852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198129776.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, Drama

There is no tangible evidence about what prompted the queen, or her agent, the Privy Council’s secretary Francis Walsingham, to set up the ... More


Religion

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with religion, while examining the conflict between the church and the state. At parish level, the people had to be instructed in their religious duties. The direct requirements ... More


Dublin Corporation and the State, 1660–1714

Jacqueline Hill

in From Patriots to Unionists: Dublin Civic Politics and Irish Protestant Patriotism, 1660-1840

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206354
eISBN:
9780191677083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206354.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Like many towns all over Europe, Dublin's origins as a corporate entity go back to medieval times. From the citizens' point of view, incorporation was desirable because it guaranteed a degree of ... More


Elizabethan Government and Politics

Glanmor Williams

in Renewal and Reformation: Wales c.1415-1642

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780192852779
eISBN:
9780191670558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192852779.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Elizabeth’s reign saw Wales being brought much more completely within the orbit of the English monarchy and the full effects of the assimilation become increasingly apparent. Her monarchy was strong, ... More


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