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  • In 1855 Sutton was divided into six wards, with an alderman and three councillors for each.

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  • The number of councillors varies according to the population between 7 and 45.

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  • A mayor, aldermen and councillors received governing power by a charter of 1898.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • Burton is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, six aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, io aldermen and 30 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1899, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 9 aldermen and 27 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 5 aldermen and 30 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1890, and is governed by a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

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  • The borough was incorporated in 1882, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 17 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 10 aldermen and 30 councillors.

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  • The borough of Doncaster is under a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • The borough was created in 1876 (county borough, 1904), and is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • The town council, which has its headquarters in the Municipal Buildings in the Royal Exchange, consists of fifty members, a lord provost, seven baffles, a dean of guild, a treasurer, a convener of trades, seven judges of police, and thirty-two councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 10 aldermen and 60 councillors.

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  • It is governed by a mayor, 7 aldermen and 21 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 1 2 councillors.

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  • In 1909 the proportional representation system was adopted for the election of town councillors.

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  • Droitwich is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • Banbury is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • Twelve years later (1205-1206) we learn from another document, preserved in the same volume as the oath, that alii probi homines were associated with the mayor and dchevins to form a body of twenty-four (that is, twelve skivini and an equal number of councillors).

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen, and 12 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1882, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • In 1909 the proportional representation system was adopted in the election of town councillors.

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  • The corporation was finally reconstructed in 1835 under the title of a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • Under the reformed charter granted in 1885 the corporation consists of a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, sheriff, senior and junior bailiffs, 13 aldermen, and 39 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1884, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • The town is, governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • The borough is governed by a mayor, six aldermen, and eighteen councillors.

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  • Wallsend was incorporated in 1901, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 7 aldermen and 42 councillors.

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  • The new corporation consists of a mayor, 26 aldermen and 78 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • Hornsey was incorporated in 1903 under a mayor, 10 aldermen and 30 councillors.

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  • Ramsgate was incorporated in 1884, and is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • In 1884 it was incorporated by royal charter, under the title of mayor, aldermen and councillors.

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  • The municipal borough, incorporated in 1862, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough, incorporated in 1871, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 1 0 aldermen and 30 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a lord mayor (this dignity was conferred in 1907), 21 aldermen, and 63 councillors.

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  • The borough incorporated in 1877, is under a mayor, 7 aldermen and 21 councillors.

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  • In the vicinity of Bromley, Bickley is a similar residential township, Hayes Common is a favourite place of excursion, and at Holwood Hill near Keston are remains of a large encampment known as Caesar's Camp. Bromley was incorporated in 1903, and is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The city is governed by a mayor, 16 aldermen and 48 councillors.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, 7 aldermen and 21 councillors.

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  • Hemel Hempstead is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • Nuneaton was incorporated in 1907, and the corporation consists of a mayor, six aldermen and twelve councillors.

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  • The municipal corporation consists of a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1835, and is under a mayor, 16 aldermen and 48 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 36 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1867, and the corporation consists of a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • The citizen in order to possess a vote for the election of representatives to the chambers was to be of a minimum age of twenty-five years, and of thirty years for the election of senators and provincial and communal councillors.

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  • The town is under a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, to aldermen and 60 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1902, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 16 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 9 aldermen, and 27 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough, incorporated in 1896, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • At the first of these assemblies held at Nyborg, Midsummer Day 1314, the bishops and councillors solemnly promised that the commonalty should enjoy all the ancient rights and privileges conceded to them by Valdemar II., and the wise provision that the Danehof should meet annually considerably strengthened its authority.

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  • Jarrow was incorporated in 1875, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • Meanwhile the princes of the blood and the great nobles resented the ascendancy of councillors and soldiers drawn from the smaller nobility and the bourgeoisie.

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  • It was by the zeal of these councillors that Charles obtained the surname of "The Well-Served."

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  • Southend was incorporated a municipal borough in 1894, under a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 18 councillors; in 1910 these numbers were increased to 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • Berwick-upon-Tweed is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • Caine is governed by a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.

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  • Caine was the scene of the synod of 978 when, during the discussion of the question of celibacy, the floor suddenly gave way beneath the councillors, leaving Archbishop Dunstan alone standing upon a beam.

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  • Among the imposing train who went with the cardinal - including, as it did, several noblemen and privy councillors - Gardiner alone seems to have been acquainted with the real heart of the matter which made this embassy a thing of such peculiar moment.

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  • Blackburn received a charter of incorporation in 1851, and is governed by a mayor, 14 aldermen and 42 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1847, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 9 aldermen and 27 councillors.

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  • After the failure of the conference the elector of Saxony had commissioned two of the councillors to convey Luther to a place of safety without telling him where it was.

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  • It is under a mayor, 7 aldermen and 22 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

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  • The kingly government is portrayed almost as described in Manu, with its hereditary castes of councillors and soldiers.

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  • The most common form of provincial government is that by a governor, who is elected biennially by the municipal councillors in convention, and a secretary, a treasurer, a supervisor, and a fiscal or prosecuting attorney, who are appointed by the Philippine Commission.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1891, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 54 aldermen and 42 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, ten aldermen, and sixty councillors.

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  • Other prud'hommes were occasionally called in, and from 1296 prevot and echevins appointed twenty-four councillors to form with themselves a.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors, Area, 1 945 acres.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 3 aldermen and 9 councillors; and possesses a remarkable ancient mace, of 15thcentury workmanship. Area, 321 acres.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 9 aldermen and 27 councillors.

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  • The town was enfranchised in 1832, and was incorporated in 1848 under the title of the mayor, aldermen and councillors of the borough of Wakefield.

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  • The trial accordingly took place before a body of her majesty's councillors, and Bacon had a subordinate and unimportant part in the accusation.

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  • The borough, incorporated in 1899 (county borough, 1907), is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The cabinet councillors are appointed by the king and are responsible to the parliament (Riksdag) .

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  • The councillors must be of Swedish birth and adherents of the Lutheran confession.

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  • The councillors were appointed for life; fifteen were named in the Instrument itself; and Cromwell and the council were empowered to add six.

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  • It is governed by a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.

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  • During the 12th and at the beginning of the 13th centuries the curia regis continued to discharge these functions, except that its importance and actual competence continued to increase, and that we frequently find in it, in addition to the vassals and prelates who formed the council, consiliarii, who are evidently men whom the king had in his entourage, as his ordinary and professional councillors.

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  • Again, in the old registers of the Parlement at this period, the first Olin books, we see the names of the same councillors recurring from session to session.

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  • This suggests that a sufficient number of councillors was assured beforehand, and a list drawn up for each session; the vassals and prelates still figuring as a complementary body at the council.

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  • Before the middle of the 14th century the personnel of the Parlement, both presidents and councillors, became fixed de facto if not de jure.

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  • The Parlement had also become fixed at Paris, and, by a development which goes back to fairly early times, the presidents and councillors, instead of being merely the king's advisers, had acquired certain powers, though these were conferred by the monarch; they were, in fact, true magistrates.

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  • Even after the offices of the Parlement had become legally saleable the councillors could only pass from the other chambers into the Grand Chambre by order of seniority.

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  • The corporation consists of ro aldermen and 30 councillors.

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  • The Stadtrat consists of 3 2 members, of whom 15 are paid officials (including 2 syndics, 2 councillors for building, and 2 for education), while 17 serve gratuitously.

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  • The estates then chose twelve of their number - among whom was Count Henry Matthias Thurn - who were to negotiate with the king and his councillors.

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  • It is unnecessary to record the frequent and contradictory resolutions of the king, influenced now by the extreme Romanists, now by those of his councillors who favoured a peaceful solution.

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  • The king's councillors, all adherents of the Church of Rome, openly expressed their hope that the Catholic Church would soon recover its ancient hold over Bohemia.

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  • They assembled there on 21st of May 1618, and decided to proceed in full armour to the Hradcany palace to bring their complaints to the knowledge of the councillors of Matthias.

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  • On the following day, Thurn, Wenceslas of Ruppa, Ulrich of Kinsky, and other members of the more advanced party held a secret meeting, at which it was decided to put to death the most influential of Matthias's councillors.

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  • Violent accusations were brought forward, particularly against Martinic and Slavata, the king's most trusted councillors, who were accused of having advised him to oppose the wishes of the Bohemians.

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  • Finally these two councillors, together with Fabricius, secretary of the royal council, were thrown from the windows of the Hradcany into the moat below - an event known in history as the Defenestration of Prague.

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  • Queen Elizabeth granted a charter of incorporation in 1580 under which there were to be a mayor, recorder and eight councillors.

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  • It is governed by a lord mayor, 14 aldermen and 42 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 5 aldermen, and 30 councillors.

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  • The municipal boroughs (246 in England and Wales in 1832) were governed by mayor, aldermen, councillors and a close body of burgesses or freemen, a narrow oligarchy.

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  • Clerks in holy orders and ministers of religion are not disqualified as they are for being borough councillors, but in other respects the persons disqualified to be elected for a county are the same as those disqualified to be elected for a borough.

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  • County councillors are elected for a term of three years, and at the end of that time they retire together.

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  • Election petitions against county councillors and members of other local bodies (borough councillors, urban and rural district councillors, members of school boards and boards of guardians) are classed together as municipal election petitions, and are heard in the same way, by a commissioner who must be a barrister of not less than fifteen years' standing.

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  • The councillors who have been elected come into office on the 8th March in the year of election.

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  • The chairman must be a fit person, elected by the council from their own body or from persons qualified to be councillors.

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  • Having elected the chairman, the meeting proceeds to the election of aldermen, whose number is one-third of the number of councillors, except in London, where the number is one-sixth.

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  • The county councillors elected for one of these boroughs may not vote on any matter involving expenditure on account of which the borough is not assessed to county rate.

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  • The charter also fixes the number of councillors, the Parish councils.

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  • Borough councillors are elected for a term of three years, one-third of the whole number going out of office in each year, and if the borough is divided into wards, these are so arranged that the number of councillors for each ward shall be three or a multiple of three.

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  • The nomination and election of candidates and the procedure at the election are the same as have already been described in the case of the election of county councillors.

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  • In short it may be said that as the provisions relating to the election of borough councillors were merely extended to county councillors by the Local Government Act of 1888 with a few modifications, these provisions, as already stated when dealing with county councils, apply generally to the election of borough councillors.

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  • Rural district councillors are elected for each parish in the rural district, and they become by virtue of their office guardians of the poor for the union comprising the district, so that there is now no election of guardians in a rural district.

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  • The qualification and disqualification of district councillors, whether urban or rural, now depend upon the Local Government Act 1894.

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  • These are practically the persons whose names appear in the parliamentary register or in the local government register as being entitled to vote at elections for members of parliament or county or parish councillors as the case may be.

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  • But he had no real power, and his political importance lay in his persistent opposition to Beaufort and the councillors of his party.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a lord mayor (the title was conferred in 1897 on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee), 16 aldermen and 48 councillors.

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  • The nobles also retained the right of appointing representatives to sit in the College of Deputed Councillors, in certain colleges of the admiralty, and upon the board of directors of the East India Company, and to various public offices.

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  • This duty was confided to a body called the College College of of Deputed Councillors (het Kollegie der Gekommitteerde Deputed Raden), which was itself divided into two sections, Council- one for the south quarter, another for the north lors.

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  • The institution of the College of Deputed Councillors might thus be described as a vigilance committee of the states in perpetual session.

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  • The council consists of a mayor, To aldermen and 60 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1868, and is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, ten aldermen and thirty councillors.

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  • On the 23rd of May 1618 the Protestant nobles of Bohemia threw from the windows of the council chamber of the Hradcany palace two of the Imperial councillors who were accused of having influenced in a manner unfavourable to the Bohemians the emperor Matthias, who was also king of Bohemia.

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  • Near the Karlov church is the Karlovo Namesti (place of Chat les), in which is situated the former town hall of the " new town," from the windows of which the councillors were thrown at the beginning of the Hussite wars.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 10 aldermen, and 60 councillors.

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  • In September 1906 Lord Selborne, who had succeeded Lord Milner, conferred with the queen regent and her councillors on questions specially affecting the natives.

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  • From them he chose the sheriffs, castellans and councillors through whom he administered the realm during the rest of his long reign.

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  • Around the sovereign was his Curia Regis or body of councillors, of whom the most important were the justiciar, the chancellor and the treasurer, though the feudal officers, the constable and marshal, were also to be found there.

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  • The exile, who had taken refuge in a French abbey, placed the justiciar and six other of the kings chief councillors under the ban of the Church, and intimated that he should add Henry himself to the list unless he showed speedy signs of repentance (April 1166).

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  • The king was to exercise no act of sovereignty save by the consent of the councillors, of whom three were to follow his person wherever he went.

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  • Meanwhile taxation was heavy, the whole nation was seething with discontent, andwhat was worstno way was visible out of the miserable situation; ministers and councillors were repeatedly displaced, but their successors always proved equally incompetent to find a remedy.

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  • As a contemporary chronicler wrote, the realm was out of all good governanceas it has been many days before the king was simple, and led by covetous councillors, and owed more than he was worth.

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  • When the queen was dead, and some rumours of the kings intentions got abroad, the public indignation was so great that Henry of Richards councillors had to warn him to disavow the Richmond projected marriage, if he wished to retain a single lands at adherenf.

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  • It consisted of a small committee of ministers, privy councillors and judges, which sat to deal with offences that seemed to lie outside the scope of the common law, or more frequently with the misdoings of men who were so powerful that the local courts could not be trusted to, execute justice upon them, such as great landowners, sheriffs and other royal officials, or turbulent individuals who were the terror of their native districts.

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  • Besides the ordinary judges there were the extraordinary tribunals, the court of high commission nominated by the crown to punish ecclesiastical offenders, and the court of star chamber, composed of the privy councillors and the chief justices, and therefore also nominated by the crown, to inflict fine, imprisonment, and even corporal mutilation.

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  • To the north, in Longdendale, there are five lakes belonging to the water-supply system of Manchester, formed by damming the Etherow, a stream which descends from the high moors north-east of Glossop. The town is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • There is also a privy council, consisting of the ministers and some nominated councillors (wirkliche Staatsrl te), who advise the sovereign at his command.

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  • The Protestant Church is controlled (under the minister of religion and education) by a consistory and a synod - the former consisting of a president, 9 councillors and 6 general superintendents or " prelates " from six principal towns, and the latter of a representative council, including both lay and clerical members.

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  • The medieval constitution of Bolsward, though in its government by eight scabini, with judicial, and four councillors with administrative functions, it followed the ordinary type of Dutch cities, was in some ways peculiar.

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  • According to this the head of the family sat for two years with the scabini and the third year with the councillors, and had the right to administer an oath to one of each body.

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  • More singular was the influential position assigned, in civic legislation and administration, to the clergy, to whom in conjunction with the councillors, there was even, in certain cases, an appeal from the judgment of the scabini.

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  • This charter was confirmed in 1611 and 1689, and held force until the Municipal Corporations Act of 1835, which established six aldermen and eighteen councillors.

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  • Loughborough was at first governed by a bailiff, afterwards by a local board, and was finally incorporated in 1888 under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • In 1708 Anne granted four fairs to the earl of Bridgewater, and in 1886 the borough had a new charter of incorporation under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors under the Municipal Corporations Act of 1882.

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  • The town was subsequently governed under a confirmatory charter of 1814, but in 1884 a new charter was obtained, whereby the corporation was empowered to consist of a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • Aldeburgh is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors, and has an area of 2404 acres, including a large extent of common pasture land.

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  • Although the full text of the decrees of the famous Lenten synod of 1075 has not been preserved, it is known that Gregory on that occasion denounced the marriage of the clergy, excommunicated five of Henry IV.'s councillors on the ground that they had gained church offices through simony, and forbade the emperor and all laymen to grant investiture of bishopric or inferior dignity.

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  • Ancestor-worship occurs most naturally among a people where tribal organization has reached a fairly advanced stage, and is the natural outcome of patriotic reverence for a successful chief and his councillors.

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  • Having no cause for confidence in the royal administration, the states refused to treat with the dauphins councillors, and proposed to take him under their own tutelage.

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  • Etienne Marcel himself protested against councillors de petit tat.

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  • The Articles Organiques hid from the eyes of his companions in arms and councillors a reaction which, in fact if not in law, restored to a submissive Church, despoiled of her revenues, her position as the religion of the state.

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  • Six months before this event definitely settled the question of the succession to the throne, the royal family and its councillors assembled to take very important decisions.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 11 aldermen and 33 councillors.

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  • Woodstock is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen, and 12 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • The corporation was remodelled under the Municipal Corporations Act of 1835, and now consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The number of councillors for a parish council was fixed at not less than five nor more than thirty - one, the number being determined, in the case of landward parishes, by the county council; in the case of burghal parishes by the town council and, in the case of mixed parishes, by county and town councils jointly.

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  • Even after the first French defeats the chivalrous king, in spite of the advice of his more prudent councillors, wished to go to the rescue, and asked Thiers, the French representative who was imploring him for help, if with 10o,000 Italian troops France could be saved, but Thiers could give no such undertaking and Italy remained neutral.

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  • Swindon is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • Evesham is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • The borough, incorporated in 1899, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 24 aldermen and 72 councillors.

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  • It is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, five aldermen and thirty councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1892, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • The town was incorporated in 1893, and is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • In 1878 it was incorporated under a mayor, 8 aldermen, 24 councillors.

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  • It is divided for despatch of business into four sections, each of which corresponds to a group of two or three ministerial departments, and is composed of (1) 32 councillors en service ordinaire (comprising a vice-president and sectional presidents), and 19 councillors en service extraordinaire, i.e.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 14 aldermen and 42 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 60 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 9 aldermen and 54 councillors.

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  • The corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors, Area, 960 acres.

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  • In the civic executive, as it existed to the time of Charles V., the deans of the two lower classes sat with the scabini and councillors.

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  • It was incorporated in 1885, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 16 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, 9 aldermen, and 54 councillors.

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  • Harwich is under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • The councillors, who are nominated and dismissed by the high commissioner, are responsible to the chamber, which may impeach them before a special tribunal for any illegal act or neglect of duty.

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  • It is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • It is governed by a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The borough council consists of a mayor, io aldermen and 60 councillors.

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  • It is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 1 2 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, 4 aldermen, and 12 councillors.

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  • West Ham is governed by a mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 15 aldermen and 45 councillors.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough of Hartlepool is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors, and has an area of 972 acres.

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  • The municipal borough of West Hartlepool is under a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors, and has an area of 2684 acres.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors.

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  • The municipal borough is under a lord mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • The city is now governed under a charter of Charles II., confirming that of 1464, the governing body, consisting of a lord mayor, 12 aldermen and 36 councillors.

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  • There is a large trade in Tunbridge ware, which includes work-tables, boxes, toys, &c., made of hard woods, such as beech, sycamore, holly, and cherry, and inlaid with mosaic. Tunbridge Wells was incorporated in 1889, and is governed by a mayor, 8 aldermen and 24 councillors.

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  • It was incorporated in 1890, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • By the decree of the ist of March 1808, reviving titles of nobility, that of count was assigned ex officio to ministers, senators and life councillors of state, to the president of the Corps Legislatif and to archbishops.

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  • At the meeting of the estates which opened in Paris in October 1356 Le Coq played a leading role and was one of the most outspoken of the orators, especially when petitions were presented to the dauphin Charles, denouncing the bad government of the realm and demanding the banishment of the royal councillors.

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  • Negotiations were carried on for some months, but in vain; in March 1411 the ban was anew pronounced upon Huss as a disobedient son of the church, while the magistrates and councillors of Prague who had favoured him were threatened with a similar penalty in case of their giving him a contumacious support.

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  • The negotiations with the French Jacobins exacerbated the hatred which the Gustavians already felt for the Jacobin councillors of the duke-regent (see CHARLES XIII., king of Sweden).

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  • Playing the part of the demagogue, and exaggerating all his nephews petulant acts and sayings, he declared the constitution in danger, and took arms at the head of a party of peers, the earls of Warwick, Arundel and Nottingham, and Henry, earl of Derby, the son of John of The Gaunt, who called themselves the lords appellant, lords because they were ready to appeal Richards appel- councillors of treason.

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  • So long as the union was insecure, Margaret had tolerated the presence near the throne of "good men" from all three realms (the Rigsraad, or council of state, as these councillors now began to be called); but their influence was always insignificant.

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  • There were also the usual decuriones (town councillors) and Augustales.

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  • The governing body now consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, four aldermen and twelve councillors.

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  • The borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen, and 18 councillors.

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  • The town is governed by a mayor, .6 aldermen and 18 councillors.

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  • Below the king was a numerous and powerful class of nobles, the highest of whom (tlatoani) were great vassals owing little more than homage and tribute to their feudal lord, while the natural result of the unruliness of the noble class was that the king to keep them in check increased their numbers, brought them to the capital as councillors, and balanced their influence by military and household officers, and by a rich and powerful merchant class.

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  • The corporation of the burghs consists of the provost (or lord provost, in the cases of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Dundee), bailies and councillors, with certain permanent officials, of whom the town clerk is the most important.

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  • In 1694 William and Mary made Walden a free borough, with a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 town councillors.

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  • The governor and the councillors are elected for a term of two years; and a majority of the votes cast is necessary to a choice.

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  • The municipal government is in the hands of a town council consisting of 16 aldermen and 48 councillors elected in 16 wards.

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  • The Order of St Maurice was originally founded by Amadeus VIII., duke of Savoy, in 1434, when he retired to the hermitage of Ripaille, and consisted of a group of half-a-dozen councillors who were to advise him on such affairs of state as he continued to control.

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  • Charles seems to have been a prince of education and letters, a friend of the church, and conscious of the support he could find in the episcopate against his unruly nobles, for he chose his councillors for preference from among the higher clergy, as in the case of Guenelon of Sens, who betrayed him, or of Hincmar of Reims. But his character and his reign have been judged very variously.

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  • On these conditions Mary obtained the hearty support of the states Against France, but her humiliations were not yet at an end; two of her privy councillors, accused of traitorous intercourse with the enemy, were, despite her entreaties, seized, tried and beheaded (April 3).

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  • These great magnates, all of them Knights of the Fleece and men of peculiar weight and authority in the country, were disgusted to find that, though nominally councillors of state, their advice was never asked, and that all power was placed in the hands of the Consulta.

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  • They resigned their positions as councillors of state, and expressed their grievances personally to Margaret and by letter to the king in Madrid, asking for the dismissal of Granvelle.

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  • The high commissioner is aided in the administration by a cabinet of three members, styled " councillors " (utµ ovXoe), who superintend the departments of justice, finance, education, public security and the interior.

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  • On the outbreak of the war he was appointed lieutenant-general of Shropshire, Cheshire and North Wales, where he rendered useful military services, and later was made one of the prince of Wales's councillors, and a commissioner at the negotiations at Uxbridge in 1645.

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  • The town is governed by a municipality (created in 1893) with a mayor and councillors, the large majority being elective.

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  • In conformity with the passing of the Municipal Corporations Act of 1840 the constitution of the corporation was made to consist of ten aldermen and thirty councillors, under the style and title of " The Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Belfast."

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  • By the passing of the Belfast Corporation Act of 1896, the boundary of the city was extended, and the corporation made to consist of fifteen aldermen and forty-five councillors, and the number of wards was increased from five to fifteen.

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  • Under the latter a mayor, recorder, six common councillors, a coroner, six freemen and a common clerk were to constitute the corporation.

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  • New Hampshire, being on the more friendly terms with the home government, finally petitioned the king to decide the matter, and in 1737 a royal order referred it to a commission to be composed of councillors from New York, Nova Scotia and Rhode Island.

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  • During the Protectorate, in 1649, an ordinance was passed for " the promoting and propagating of the gospel of Jesus Christ in New England " by the erection of a corporation, to be called by the name of the President and Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in New England, to receive and dispose of moneys for the purpose, and a general collection was ordered to be made in all the parishes of England and Wales; and Cromwell himself devised a scheme for setting up a council for the Protestant religion, which should rival the Roman Propaganda, and consist of seven councillors and four secretaries for different provinces.'

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  • He suspended (March 1903) the constitution for half an hour, time enough to publish the decrees by which the old senators and councillors of state were dismissed and replaced by new ones.

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  • Provision is made for paying the councillors a certain fee - called presence-money " - when required.

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  • The high council is composed of 12 to 14 councillors, a procureur-general and three advocates-general.

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  • Its resistance was punished by the destruction of its walls and the banishment of its town councillors to Etruria, while their lands were handed over to Roman colonists.

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  • The notables elect the provincial councillors in the proportion, usually, of one to every canton, and their delegates elect the chief of the canton, who voices the wishes of the natives to the government.

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  • The municipal borough is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors, and has an area of 2751 acres.

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  • Moreover, still further tq limit the power of the doge, the number of ducal councillors was raised from two to six.

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  • He described their speeches and proceedings, caricatured their motives, denounced the exercise of the right of private judgment, and set forth the divine right of bishops in such strong language that one of the queen's councillors held it to amount to a threat against the supremacy of the crown.

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  • The machinery of government was framed of a council of state, at which the Imperial government was represented by a commissioner plenipotentiary, and a diet divided into a senate composed of the princes of the blood, the palatines and councillors named for life, and a house of nuntii elected for seven years, 77 chosen by the "dietines" of the nobles, and 51 by the commons.

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  • It was on this subject of keeping pure the Lord's Table that the controversy arose between the ministers and the town councillors which ended in the banishment of Calvin, Farel and Conrad from Geneva.

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  • This extremely able man, a Burgundian by birth, was the son of one of Charles V.'s most trusted councillors, and it was largely to him that the government of the Netherlands was confided.

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  • The series of revolutions already spoken of first made descent from former councillors a necessary qualification for election to the council; then election was abolished, and the council consisted of all descendants of its existing members who had reached the age of twenty-five.

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  • Every large town has a mayor and deputy mayor, appointed by the government, and a town council, of whom one third are similarly appointed, while the citizens choose the rest; a proportionate number of councillors representing each religious community.

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  • The present governing charter was granted by Elizabeth in 1596, and instituted a governing body of a mayor, fourteen masters or councillors, and an indefinite number of burgesses, including a select body called "the Twenty-men."

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  • The king is not mentioned - which on Credner's view is explained by assuming that the plague fell in the minority of Joash, when the priest Jehoiada held the reins of power - and the princes, councillors and warriors necessary to an independent state, and so often referred to by the prophets before the exile, are altogether lacking.

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  • In 1196 we read for the first time of councillors (consules, consiliarii, adjurati) as assessors of the magistrates, but these, who a little later were known as the Raad or council, were also nominated.

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  • Such was the hatred of the people to the old regime that two influential councillors of Charles the Bold, the Chancellor Hugonet and the Sire d'Humbercourt, having been discovered in correspondence with the French king, were executed at Ghent despite the tears and entreaties of the youthful duchess.

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  • The corporation consists of a lord mayor, 20 aldermen and 60 councillors, representing 20 wards.

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  • The corporation consists of ten aldermen and thirty councillors, and the area of the municipal borough is 8408 acres.

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  • When it was not in session he was a permanent member of the college of deputed councillors who carried on the administration.

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  • Later we find a potestas within the city, elected for a year and assisted by seven councillors and seven rectores super capitibus artium.

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  • The legislative council consists of members appointed for seven years by the governor in council; the number of legislative councillors stays at or near forty-five.

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  • These two bodies nominally formed the legislature, the Tribunate merely discussing the bills sent to it by an important body, the Council of State; while the Corps Legislatif, sitting in silence, heard them defended by councillors of state and criticized by members of the Tribunate; thereupon it passed or rejected such proposals by secret voting.

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  • The number of the council was formerly not fixed, and there are still honorary councillors who have no right to sit.

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  • Many of the furious Terrorists now became quiet and active councillors or administrators, the First Consul adopting the plan of multiplying "places," of overwhelming all officials with work, and of busying the watch-dogs of the Jacobinical party by "throwing them bones to gnaw."

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  • Further, two ducal councillors were appointed to assist the doge, and he was compelled, not merely permitted, to seek the advice of the more prominent citizens at moments of crisis.

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