High-commission Sentence Examples
Neile sat regularly in the courts of star-chamber and high commission.
In 1877 he was counsel for Great Britain before the Anglo-American fisheries arbitration at Halifax; in 1897 he was a joint delegate to Washington with Sir Wilfrid Laurier on the Bering Sea seal question; and in1898-1899a member of the Anglo-American joint high commission at Quebec.
Refusing to observe the ecclesiastical regulations of Archbishop Laud, he was brought before the court of high commission in 1629, and again in 1634, when, for opposing the placing of a rail around the communion table, he was suspended and imprisoned.
Episcopacy was restored, the court of high commission was revived, and ministers who refused to recognize the authority of the bishops were expelled from their livings.
He drew up articles aimed at nonconforming ministers, and obtained increased powers for the Court of High Commission.Advertisement
The privy council ordered him to be banished from the kingdom for refusing to acknowledge the sentence of the High Commission.
In the same year the king's " Courts of High Commission " were consolidated, and an organ was actually placed in the royal chapel at Holyrood.
Archbishop Whitgift, angry at the implied rebuke, caused him to be brought before the High Commission and imprisoned for about a month.
The powers of the bishops were increased, and their brethren brought in various ways under subjection to them, and in 1609 two courts of high commission were set up by the royal authority with plenary powers to enforce conformity to the new arrangements.
A clean sweep was made of the legislation of the preceding period; the five articles of Perth, the service book and book of canons and the court of high commission were all condemned.Advertisement
In consequence the vice-chancellor and deputies from the senate were summoned to appear before the High Commission Court at Westminster.
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.
The courts of star chamber and high commission and the council of the north were abolished.
A court of high commission of doubtful legality was subsequently erected (1686) to deprive or suspend clergymen who made themselves obnoxious to the court, whilst James appointed Roman Catholics to the headship of certain colleges at Oxford.
He was chairman of the U.S. representatives on the BritishAmerican Joint High Commission for dealing with Canadian questions in 1898 and 1903, being reelected to the Senate in the latter year.Advertisement
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The same month, when the high commission court was sacked by the mob, he was unable to persuade the star chamber to punish the offenders.
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