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Select Statutes Cases and Documents - To Illustrate English Constitutional History, 1660-1832

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Grant Robertson was born in 1869 and educated at Highgate School and Hertford College, Oxford. He was elected a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford in 1893. At Oxford he became a distinguished and influential historian. He was one-time tutor to Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, and had many academic publications to his name. He also published a light work called "Voces academicae, short scenes of student life in Oxford" in 1898 and produced a series of romantic novels under the pseudonym Wymond Carey between 1902 and 1907. In 1920 Grant Robertson became Vice-Chancellor of Birmingham University. He is credited with doing much to raise the profile of the young university, with strong support for the new medical school, the library and the Barber Institute and one of his first tasks was to set up a Joint Standing Committee on Research. With regard to the library, he declared "A library is not a luxury, nor an ornamental appendage,but an absolute necessity...". The Charles Grant Robertson Scholarship at Birmingham University is awarded for research in the Department of English, and is open only to existing students of the university. Grant Robertson was Chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom (CVCP), later Universities UK from 1929 to 1935. He was president of the Johnson Society at Lichfield from 1939 to 1944.

There are written notations throughout this volume and it is well-read.

At the front are:
Table of Contents (I: Statutes and documents, 1660-1832; II: Cases)
Appendix (General)
Table of New Material in the Second Edition
Abbreviations for Authorities Cited

At the back are:
Appendix (General) I Impeachment & II Taxation and Supply
Synoptic Table of the (Federal) Constitutions of the Dominion of Canada and the Commonwealth of Australia and of the Union of South Africa.
Alphabetical Index

Item details

Author(s):
C. Grant Robertson, MA
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Dimensions:
23.5cm x 15cm
Edition:
1919
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
591
Publisher:
Methuen & Co Ltd
Title:
Select Statutes Cases and Documents - To Illustrate English Constitutional History, 1660-1832

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Grant Robertson was born in 1869 and educated at Highgate School and Hertford College, Oxford. He was elected a fellow of All Souls College, Oxford in 1893. At Oxford he became a distinguished and influential historian. He was one-time tutor to Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, and had many academic publications to his name. He also published a light work called "Voces academicae, short scenes of student life in Oxford" in 1898 and produced a series of romantic novels under the pseudonym Wymond Carey between 1902 and 1907. In 1920 Grant Robertson became Vice-Chancellor of Birmingham University. He is credited with doing much to raise the profile of the young university, with strong support for the new medical school, the library and the Barber Institute and one of his first tasks was to set up a Joint Standing Committee on Research. With regard to the library, he declared "A library is not a luxury, nor an ornamental appendage,but an absolute necessity...". The Charles Grant Robertson Scholarship at Birmingham University is awarded for research in the Department of English, and is open only to existing students of the university. Grant Robertson was Chairman of the Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom (CVCP), later Universities UK from 1929 to 1935. He was president of the Johnson Society at Lichfield from 1939 to 1944.

There are written notations throughout this volume and it is well-read.

At the front are:
Table of Contents (I: Statutes and documents, 1660-1832; II: Cases)
Appendix (General)
Table of New Material in the Second Edition
Abbreviations for Authorities Cited

At the back are:
Appendix (General) I Impeachment & II Taxation and Supply
Synoptic Table of the (Federal) Constitutions of the Dominion of Canada and the Commonwealth of Australia and of the Union of South Africa.
Alphabetical Index

Author(s):
C. Grant Robertson, MA
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Dimensions:
23.5cm x 15cm
Edition:
1919
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
591
Publisher:
Methuen & Co Ltd
Title:
Select Statutes Cases and Documents - To Illustrate English Constitutional History, 1660-1832

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