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1) orders in council. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...British government, orders given by the sovereign on the advice of all or some of the members of the privy council, without the prior consent of Parliament. Orders...

2) Star Chamber. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Star Chamber, ancient meeting place of the king of England's councilors in the palace of Westminster in London, so called because of stars painted on the ceiling....

3) subsidy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Subsidies were used in England in the later Middle Ages, when Parliament granted funds to the king to augment or replace customs and other taxes collected by royal...

4) Prajadhipok. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rama VI, and in 1932 a coup forced him to grant a constitution, which allowed for national suffrage and a representative parliament. In 1933 he dismissed the cabinet...

5) Tory. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English political party. The term was originally applied to outlaws in Ireland and was adopted as a derogatory name for supporters of the duke of York (later James...

6) agrarian laws. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Rome to confiscate part of the land of conquered cities and states, and this was made public land. So long as it remained public land, it was occupied by tenants...

7) Epiphany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Christian feast, celebrated Jan. 6, called also Twelfth Day or Little Christmas. Its eve is Twelfth Night. It commemorates three events-the baptism of Jesus (Mark...

8) Abbot, George. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Authorized Version of the Bible and was an authority on geography. He became archbishop in 1611. His firm Puritan views and antipathy toward the growing High Church...

9) genro. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japan from the end of the Meiji period until c.1932. After the Meiji restoration (1868), Westernizers from the former Choshu and Satsuma domains came to power, abolishing...

10) Coke, Sir Edward. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Edward, (kook) (KEY) , 1552-1634, English jurist, one of the most eminent in the history of English law. He entered Parliament in 1589 and rose rapidly, becoming...

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