By a statute of 1535 Brecon was made the county town of the new shire of Brecknock, and was granted the right of electing one burgess to represent it in parliament, a right which it retained till it was merged in the county representation in 1885.
The council was empowered to elect one burgess to parliament, and this right continued until the Redistribution of Seats Act of 1885.
Burgess rose and crossed to the window.
I know it's unchristian, but I'm relieved Burgess is gone.
Burgess, Political Science and Constitutional Law (Boston, 1899) C. E.
"I figured if you were chasing Byrne, I'd help you out," Burgess answered, unaware of Dean's movement.
Dean could hear Burgess feeling around the nightstand.
You'd have never chased after that man Burgess so obsessively except for your feelings for me.
Burgess, Reconstruction and the Constitution (New York, 1901).
Burgess, with annotations by W.
An account by Dr James Burgess was published in 1877 as one of the volumes of the Archaeological Survey of Southern India.
Burgess, Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law (New York, 1895), and C. E.
Burgess, Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law (New York, 1895); Woodrow Wilson, The State (new ed., New York, 1903); A.
His father, Peter Jefferson (1707-1757), of early Virginian yeoman stock, was a civil engineer and a man of remarkable energy, who became a justice of the peace, a county surveyor and a burgess, served the Crown in,' inter-colonial boundary surveys, and married into one of the most prominent colonial families, the Randolphs.
Hence the terms "burgh," "borough" in English, baurgs in Gothic, the earliest Germanic designations for a town; "burgher," "burgess" for its inhabitants.
An honourable exception to the indolent and rapacious divines of this stamp was Thomas Burgess (bishop of St Davids), to whose exertions is mainly due the foundation of St David's College at Lampeter in 1822, an institution erected to provide a better and cheaper education for intending Welsh clergymen.
He and Burgess learned they'd both biked in the same 100-mile fund raiser two years earlier, before Dean caught a case of the lazies.
Burgess turned his full attention to Fred, a concerned look on his face.
Burgess stepped back, holding up his hand in a halting motion.
I haven't heard from the Burgess fellow yet on the picture of Byrne's you sent him.
Burgess flipped off the light switch, returning the room to darkness, and sat on the edge of the bed.
"We'll just wait until she shows up," Burgess said.
Burgess didn't press him.
Burgess spoke in a low tone but showed no reluctance to talk.
Burgess grunted, but said nothing.
Burgess answered quickly, impatience showing in his voice.
Burgess remained several feet away.
"Don't make a sound," Burgess rasped.
He hit Burgess, even if he only wounded him.
Chip Burgess was killed in a prison knifing before standing trial.
Three weeks after the battle he, still provost of St Giles, was admitted a burgess of Edinburgh, his father, the "Great Earl," being then civil provost of the capital.
The date of the redaction (which was probably made by some learned burgess) may well have been the reign of Baldwin III., as Kugler suggests: he was the first native king, and a king learned in the law; but Beugnot would refer the assizes to the years immediately preceding Saladin's capture of Jerusalem.
Burgesses could buy and possess property in towns, which knights were forbidden to acquire; and though they could not intermarry with the feudal classes, it was easy and regular for a burgess to thrive to knighthood.
Further, Italians were to be admitted to these colonies, and as they were to be burgess colonies, the right of the Italians to equality with the Romans was thereby partially recognized.
Noblemen dwelling within the walls of the towns were especially exempted from all civic burdens, while every burgess who bought an extra-mural estate was made to pay double for the privilege.'
The Council of Clermont prescribed that the oath of adherence to the truce be taken every three years by all men above the age of twelve, whether noble, burgess, villein or serf.
See the contrary view presented by Professor Burgess, Political Science or Constitutional Law, i.
Burgess and Bhagwanlal Indraji, Inscriptions from the Cave Temples of Western India (Bombay, 1881); J.
Star, Sehler, Dr Rubels, Polli, Cardona, Mastriani, Diez, Carus, Piderit, Burgess and P. Gratiolet.
When in 1747 "the Associate Synod," by a narrow majority, decided not to give full immediate effect to a judgment which had been passed in the previous year against the lawfulness of the "Burgess Oath," Gib led the protesting minority, who separated from their brethren and formed the Antiburgher Synod (April loth) in his own house in Edinburgh.
In 1562 she amused herself for some days by living "with her little troop" in the house of a burgess of St Andrews "like a burgess's wife," assuring the English ambassador that he should not find the queen there, - "nor I know not myself where she is become."
Trans., edited by Dr Burgess, 1901); W.
At this date he had close relations, personal and by correspondence, with Mai, Bunsen, Burgess (bishop of Salisbury), Tholuck and Kluge.
Burgess, Select Metrical Hymns of Ephrem Syrus (1853).
"Chip Burgess," the man answered.
Dean produced his identification as Burgess bit his lip.
Dean smiled and patted Burgess on the shoulder.
Burgess looked truly baffled.
Nor had Burgess heard any noise or conversation from apartment C to indicate there was anyone there—much less more than one person.
Dean asked if he sent Burgess a picture of the man, if he could try and identify it.
Burgess hesitated, and agreed, but when Dean asked for a phone number to follow up, Burgess said he didn't have one.
There was nothing more to learn and Burgess excused himself and entered the building.
The photograph of Jeffrey Byrne he'd mailed to Chip Burgess in Scranton yesterday had been unnecessary.
There wasn't anyone else there but him and Burgess and it didn't belong to Burgess.
Only Burgess saw Cleary and no one saw Corbin.
Fred did say Chip Burgess was gone, his contracting job now completed.
"Where is she?" asked Chip Burgess, surprised to see Dean.
Burgess moved back to the bed.
While other vassals might hold of a graduated hierarchy of overlords up to the crown, the burgess always held directly of the sovereign.
Burgess, Cave Temples of India (London, 1880); J.