The Statesman's Year-book

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St. Martin's Press, 1880

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213. oldal - Every Man shall, in and after the Year One Thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, be entitled to be registered as a Voter, and, when registered, to vote for a Member or Members to serve in Parliament for a Borough who is qualified as follows: (that is to say,) 1.
122. oldal - The kings of Prussia trace their origin to Count Thassilo, of Zollern, one of the generals of Charlemagne. His successor, Count Friedrich I., built the family-castle of Hohenzollern, near the Danube, in the year 980. A subsequent Zollern, or Hohenzollern, Friedrich III., was elevated to the rank of a Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, in 1273, and received the Burgraviate of Nuremberg in fief; and his great grandson...
209. oldal - Parliament is summoned by the writ of the sovereign issued out of Chancery, by advice of the privy council, at least thirty-five days previous to its assembling. On a vacancy occurring...
37. oldal - If the successor be under eighteen years of age, which is declared to be the age of majority, the two chambers meet together for the purpose of nominating a regent during the minority. In the case of a vacancy of the throne, the two chambers, deliberating together, nominate provisionally to the regency.
66. oldal - The ministers as a body are responsible to the Chambers for the general policy of the Government, and individually for their personal acts.
90. oldal - The council elect a first and second syndic to preside ; the executive power is vested in the first syndic, while the judicial power is exercised by a civil judge and two magistrates (viguiers).
222. oldal - Church is a perfect democracy, all the members being equal, none of them having power or pre-eminence of any kind over another. There is in each parish a parochial tribunal, called a kirk session...
241. oldal - Army. The maintenance of a standing army, in time of peace, without the consent of Parliament, is prohibited by the Bill of Rights of 1690.
133. oldal - Army/ The military organisation of the kingdom, dating from the year 1814, is based on the principle that every man, capable of bearing arms, shall receive military instruction and enter the army for a' certain number of years. There are, practically, some exceptions from military service, though no substitution whatever is allowed. Every Prussian subject is enrolled as a soldier as soon as he has completed his twentieth year. He has to be in service during seven years, of which three years...
487. oldal - King Oscar II. is the fourth sovereign of the House of Ponte Corvo, and grandson of Marshal Bernadotte, Prince de Ponte Corvo, who -was elected heir-apparent of the crown of Sweden by the Parliament of the kingdom, Aug. 21, 1810, and ascended the throne Feb. 5, 1818, under the name of Carl XIV. Johan. He was succeeded at his death, March 8, 1844, by his only son, Oscar. The latter died July...

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