The sentence was null and void, he said.
This conservative attitude was inevitably strengthened by the attacks first of Lollard and then of Lutheran heretics; and Sir Thomas More was driven to declare, in answer to Tyndale, that the marriage of priests, being essentially null and void, "defileth the priest more than double or treble whoredom."
to declare the marriage null, on the ground that Blanche's mother had been his godmother.
GAIUS MANILIUS, Roman tribune of the people in 66 B.C. At the beginning of his year of office (Dec. 67) he succeeded in getting a law passed (de libertinorum suffragiis), which gave freedmen the privilege of voting together with those who had manumitted them, that is, in the same tribe as their patroni; this law, however, was almost immediately declared null and void by the senate.
Any such attempt to assign shall be null and void.
The marriage of Alphonso and Urraca was declared null by the pope, as they were third cousins.
Declining to appear, she was declared contumacious, and on the 23rd of May the archbishop gave judgment declaring the marriage null and void from the first, and so leaving the king free to marry whom he pleased.
A series of synods, from the early 12th century onwards, declared such marriages to be not only unlawful, but null and void in themselves.
His conclusion is that Anglican orders are " absolutely null and utterly void."
According to the presidential plan of reorganization, a provisional governor for Alabama was appointed in June 1865; a state convention met in September of the same year, and declared the ordinance of secession null and void and slavery abolished; a legislature and a governor were elected in November, the legislature was at once recognized by the National government, and the inauguration of the governor-elect was permitted after the legislature had, in December, ratified the thirteenth amendment.
when he pronounced the treaty of Westphalia null and void; of Pius IX.
The elector had signalized his restoration by abolishing with a stroke of the pen all the reforms introduced under the French regime, repudiating the Westphalian debt and declaring null and void the sale of the crown domains.
Historically it is null; logically it is full of gaping flaws, practically its manipulations of the volonte de tous and the volonte generale are clearly insufficient to obviate anarchy.
On the 9th of July the marriage was declared null and void by convocation, and an act of parliament to the same effect was passed immediately.
Anything done in excess of those powers is null and void.
Nearly six million dollars worth were declared null and void because issued without authority of law.
The correct behavior of expr = null is to always return null (unknown ).
of Sweden, whereby the former renounced the throne of Poland in favour of Stanislaus Leszczynski - a treaty which Augustus declared null and void after Charles XII.'s defeat at Poltava (8th of July 1709); (2) the treaty of the 31st of August 1707, by which the emperor Joseph I.
Thus 1593, c. 174, provides that, if any respite or remission happen to be granted before the party grieved be first satisfied, the same is to be null and of none avail.
The marriage was declared null by the pope, to whom Alphonso paid no attention till he was presumably tired of his wife.
In the case of Richard de Anesty, decided by papal rescript in 1143, "a marriage solemnly celebrated in church, a marriage of which a child had been born, was set aside as null in favour of an earlier marriage constituted by a mere exchange of consenting words" (ibid.
It is, however, in complete accordance with a view that would make the aether near the earth fully partake in its orbital motion - a view which the null effect of convection on all terrestrial optical and electrical phenomena also strongly suggests.
The velocity of the other connected point at such an instant is null, unless it also reaches a dead-point at the same instant, so that the line of connection is in the plane of the two axes of rotation, in which case the velocity ratio is indeterminate.
But the archbishop prevailed upon the pope to suspend the bishops, and before his return published papal letters which, in announcing these sentences, spoke of the constitutions as null and void.
The senate declared the proceedings null and void, because thunder had been heard; Saturninus replied that the senate had better remain quiet, otherwise the thunder might be followed by hail.
The ordinal number is the class whose sole member is the null relation - that is, the relation which never holds between any pair of entities.
The Ecclesiastical Commissioners Act 1840, § 42, provides that no spiritual person may sell or assign any patronage or presentation belonging to him by virtue of any dignity or spiritual office held by him; such sale or assignment is null and void.
Liabilities arising out of agreements concluded after May 6 1915 are null and void if not sanctioned by the Government.
so that it is greater the farther the point of contact is from the line of centres; and at the instant when that point passes the line of centres, and coincides with the pitch-point, the velocity of sliding is null, and the action of the teeth is, for the instant, that of rolling contact.
Subsequently, on the 23rd of May, their marriage was declared valid and that with Catherine null, and in June Anne was crowned with great state in Westminster Abbey.
In 1865 President Johnson appointed as provisional governor William Lewis Sharkey (1797-1873), who had been chief justice of the state in 1832-1850, and a convention which assembled on the 14th of August recognized the "destruction" of slavery and declared the ordinance of secession null and void.
South Carolina, however, insisted that its doctrine was sound, and in November 1832 passed an ordinance declaring the revenue laws of the United States null and void.
Charles thereupon declared his abdication to have been made under duress and therefore null and void.
The cardinal number zero is the class of classes with no members; but there is only one such class, namely - the null class.
Pope Nicholas declared orders given by Photius of Constantinople null.
The Sacred Congregation, with the pope's approval, declared his orders to be null.
The line of action or of connection of the driver and follower is a line traversing a pair of points in the driver and follower respectively, which are so connected that the component of their velocity relatively to each other, resolved along the line of connection, is null.
This prohibition was held by the United States Supreme Court in 1866 to be in conflict with the Federal Constitution and therefore null and void.
at once took the hint; in September Archbishop Langton was sq,spended for disobedience to papal commands, and the charter was declared uncanonical, null and void.
A royal edict declared the statutes of the Good Parliament null and void.
A parliament had been called in November; it voted that all the charters given by the king at Mile End were null and void, no manumissions or grants of privileges could have been valid without the consent of the estates of the realm, and for their own parts they would never consent to such, of their own free will nor otherwise, even to save themselves from sudden death.
The act of annates was confirmed; another prohibiting appeals to Rome and providing for the appointment of bishops without recourse to the papacy was passed; and Cranmer declared Henrys marriage with Catherine null and void and that with Anne Boleyn, which had v~i~ taken place about January 25, 1533, valid.
Annes marriage was declared null, and Henry found a fifth queen in Catherine Howard, a niece of Norfolk, a protge of Gardiner, and a friend of the Catholic church.
Church, declaring all gifts made to themand all acts done by them under these titles null and void, and forfeiting to the crown all property bequeathed, to them.
In the same year a fugitive slave named Glover was seized at Racine and was afterward rescued by an anti-slavery mob from Milwaukee; the State Supreme Court rendered a decision which declared the Fugitive Slave Law to be null and void in Wisconsin.
Prince Billow married, on the 9th of January 1886, Maria Anna Zoe Rosalia Beccadelli di Bologna, Princess Camporeale, whose first marriage with Count Karl von Donhoff had been dissolved and declared null by the Holy See in 1884.
Thus the Assembly treated the Family Compact as null and void.
In 1832 there was a majority from each section in favour of Nullification, and the legislature called the famous Nullification Convention, which met at Charleston the 19th of November, and five days later passed the Ordinance of Nullification declaring that certain acts of Congress imposing import duties " are unauthorized by the Constitution of the United States and violate the true meaning and intent thereof, and are null and void and no law, nor binding upon this state, its officers or citizens."
The marriage, too, was declared null by the pope, as the parties were within the prohibited degrees.
Lj and U give I mouillc (11 in the present orthography - fill, e i Ii u m; consell, co nsili urn; null, n ullu in).
Where decorative graphics are used these include null alt attributes instead.
Decorative images have NULL alt attributes to ensure they are ignored by screen readers.
aspheric departure i.e. with no null lens.
This is implemented to return null if the layout is invalid, otherwise the superclass behavior is executed.
Regular expression pattern strings may not contain null bytes, but can specify the null byte using the \ number notation.
Zero (0) is returned to indi- cate a zero value, rather than the null string.
I dismiss the claimant 's application for declaratory relief declaring that the Adjudicator's decision was null and void.
Returns NULL in case an exception was raised by the codec.
Since t calc = 1.08 and t crit = 2.228, the null hypothesis is accepted.
delimited by any character in s, or any embedded null.
destination raster is null, a new Raster will be created.
If the input was a normal diff, many of the contexts are simply null.
Strings are considered false if and only if they are empty. null and undefined are considered false.
Glutathione transferase null genotype, broccoli, and lower prevalence of colorectal adenomas.
glutathione transferase null genotype, broccoli, and lower prevalence of colorectal adenomas.
In this case, the correct decision is to reject the null hypothesis.
For these experiments, the null hypothesis was rejected.
initialized to zero (NULL ).
interferet can also be used as a diversity combiner to peak weak signals or null interfering signals.
intermixed null events with periods of baseline between blocks of events.
One solution is to replace randomly intermixed null events with periods of baseline between blocks of events.
Throws: NullPointerException - if the logger name is null. getLogger public logger name is null. getLogger public Logger getLogger (String name) Method to find a named logger.
The result will be null if it is called on the root logger in the namespace.
Further RL1 null mutants have the capacity to replicate an actively dividing cells or fail to replicate in growth arrested or terminally differentiated cells.
If this happens repeatedly during a game then the match will be declared null and void and be rescheduled on a different server.
The created string will copy the data pointed to by a, up to the first terminating null.
Services which do not provide any UI should return null.
specifying null or an empty array for connCtls means no connection request controls.
Returns: The possibly null class name of object bound.
null hypothesis was rejected.
null pointer 's address) in executing the object file causes a SIGBUS signal.
null byte under all circumstances.
null terminator is considered part of the UTF-8 string.
null modem that runs into the living room.
Returns: the class name, as a non- null String.
Since there are no children by default, this returns null.
null to indicate no children are being added (useful to remove ).
null if this abstract pathname does not denote a directory, or if an I/O error occurs.
null if none of the messages require localization.
null if vector attribute used to determine color.
null if this node has no parent or is the parent's last child.
Dividing by a null value returns the numerator, thus here a null behaves like one.
If the components array is null, a new array is allocated. offset - An offset into the components array.
In most cases, the signature algorithm parameters are null; the parameters are usually supplied with the public key.
parsed as an integer, then null is returned.
If the destination raster is null, a new Raster will be created.
There are actually two varieties of null scalars: defined and undefined.
The null hypothesis is that not one of the available UFO reports represents a genuine sighting of an extraterrestrial spacecraft.
specifyublic identifier will be null if no public identifier was specified in the entity declaration.
The second form sets name to the null string.
subclass of constraintWidgetClass, then the child's constraints field is NULL.
terminateated string will copy the data pointed to by a, up to the first terminating null.
In C a null terminator is added to the end of string literals.
Two adjacent newline s indicate a null pat- tern.
toggle these modes by giving a null string as string.
The 1994 amendments resulting from the European directives conflicted with the primary legislation and were therefore ultra vires, null and void.
If XmNinitialFocus is NULL, the first traversable non-tab-group widget that is not contained within a nested tab group receives focus.
Parameters: x - the x coordinate y - the y Returns: null if the component does not contain the position.
On the 31st of May 1775 a committee representing the militia companies of Mecklenburg county passed a series of resolutions which declared that the royal commissions in the several colonies were null and void, that the constitution of each colony was wholly suspended, and that the legislative and executive powers of each colony were vested in its provincial congress subject to the direction of the Continental Congress; and the resolutions requested the inhabitants of the county to form a military and civil organization independent of the crown of Great Britain which should operate until the Provincial Congress should otherwise provide or the British parliament should " resign its unjust and arbitrary pretensions with respect to America."
Abandoned by a number of his cardinals, condemned by most of the powers, deprived of his dominions by condottieri who shamelessly invoked the authority of the council, the pope made concession after concession, and ended on the 15th of December 1 433 by a pitiable surrender of all the points at issue in a bull, the terms of which were dictated by the fathers of Basel, that is, by declaring his bull of dissolution null and void, and recognizing that the synod had not ceased to be legitimately assembled.
In spite of the weak efforts of the British government to palliate the significance of this " untoward incident," Turkey broke off diplomatic relations with the three powers concerned, and on the 10th of December Mahmud, giving full vent to his rage, issued a hatt-i-sherif denouncing the cruelty and perfidy of the Christian powers, declaring the convention of Akkerman null and void, and summoning the faithful to a holy war.
8), " Let that be esteemed a valid Eucharist which is celebrated in the presence of the bishop or of some one commissioned by him," is really inconsistent with any firmly established principle that celebration by a layman was in itself absolutely null (see also Eucharist).
A form of potentiometer employing a vibration galvanometer and suitable for alternating current measurement by null methods has been devised by Dr Drysdale (see Proc. Phys.
The emperor drove Gelasius from Rome in March, pronounced his election null and void, and set up Burdinus, archbishop of Braga, as antipope under the name of Gregory VIII.
Alternatively, the null finding could reflect reticence on the part of the participants to talk about such matters.
The public identifier will be null if no public identifier was specified in the entity declaration.
If a child 's parent does not belong to a subclass of constraintWidgetClass, then the child 's constraints field is NULL.
The mode is initially vanilla, but you can toggle these modes by giving a null string as string.
The site concluded that for accounts with more than 2,000 e-mail messages, searching can sometimes cause null or small results due to corrupt errors.
Another positive note is that Sam Lutfi was finally officially served his Temporary Restraining Order papers, although the rumor is that it took so long to serve him the papers, they are now null and void.
This is all due to the fact that Kardashian has not yet signed a prenuptial agreement, making the wedding vows null and void.
This means a pass issued in your spouse's name becomes null if they pass away.
This is called the null point, and the child may adopt a head tilt or rotation to help maintain his or her eyes at this position.
Children with nystagmus who have their the null point located at a position in which the eyes are positioned inward may develop an esotropia, a form of strabismus or eye turn.
The type of nystagmus can accurately be determined by eye movement recordings, which map direction, frequency, null point, and amplitude of the nystagmus.
For those with congenital nystagmus, prism may be put in glasses to help position the eye at its null point or to help the eyes converge.
Surgery on the extraocular muscles of the eye may be helpful when the child's null point is in not in primary gaze but located at least 30 degrees from straight-ahead vision.
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If this requirement is not met, the form may be deemed null and void.
Failing to disclose prior conditions may render your health policy null and void in the event that you file a claim and the insurer happens to discover these conditions.
The pope, in an allocution of 22nd June 1868, declared that these " damnable and abominable laws " which were " contrary to the concordat, to the laws of the Church and to the principles of Christianity," were " absolutely and for ever null and void."
Aubert was one of the minority who signed the agreement with the reservation that in so doing he would not violate any law, and was elected pope on this understanding; not long after his accession he declared the agreement null and void, as infringing the divinely-bestowed power of the papacy.
In 1865 it adjudged Bishop Gray's letters patent, as metropolitan of Cape Town, to be powerless to enable him "to exercise any coercive jurisdiction, or hold any court or tribunal for that purpose," since the Cape colony already possessed legislative institutions when they were issued; and his deposition of Bishop Colenso was declared to be "null and void in law" (re The Bishop of Natal).
We know that the sultan will soon think better of the matter; but, if he persists, every act of his government will be null, for every treaty of peace and war, every act of sale and purchase, is valid only through our testimony."
His next important action was not so creditable; for he was, not exactly, as is often said, one of Cranmer's assessors, but, according to Cranmer's own expression, "assistant" to him as counsel for the king, when the archbishop, in the absence of Queen Catherine, pronounced her marriage with Henry null and void on the 23rd of May 1533.
Madison's theory was that the legislature of Virginia, being one of the bodies which had chosen delegates to the constitutional convention, was legally capable of considering the question of the constitutionality of laws passed by the Federal government, and that the state of Virginia might invite other states to join her, but could not singly, as Calhoun argued, declare any law of the Federal legislature null and void.
(It is to be noted the words "null and void" were in Madison's first draft of the Virginia resolutions, but that they were omitted by the Virginia legislature.) It is notable, besides, that Madison had always feared that the national congress would assume too great power, that he had approved of Supreme Court checks on the national legislature, and of veto power by a council of revision.
The Hildebrandine party was aroused to action, however; a Lateran council of March 1112 declared null and void the concessions extorted by violence; a council held at Vienna in October actually excommunicated the emperor, and Paschal sanctioned the proceeding.
The duke of York declared that the grants made by Nicolls were null and void; the king enjoined obedience to the proprietors, and quiet was restored.
Britain, this charter shall be null and void - otherwise to remain firm and inviolable."
On the 28th of October Mr Schreiner signed a proclamation issued by Sir Alfred Milner as high commissioner, declaring the Boer annexations of territory within Cape Colony to be null and void.
He had twice sworn, with gratuitous solemnity, to maintain the new constitution; but he was hardly out of Naples before he repudiated his oaths and, in letters addressed to all the sovereigns of Europe, declared his acts to have been null and void.
Cranmer suggested that if the canonists and the universities should decide that marriage with a deceased brother's widow was illegal, and if it were proved that Catherine had been married to Prince Arthur, her marriage to Henry could be declared null and void by the ordinary ecclesiastical courts.
They had to declare the proceedings null and abusive and command the court Christian to render right judgment (Edict of 1695, arts.
The sums payable by the different countries were to be fixed by the powers; but no effect has so far been given to this reasonable stipulation, which may now be looked upon as null and void.
published a bull which declared Magna Carta null and void.
Van der Null (1812-1868) and A.
An important part of the dragoman's duties is to attend during any legal proceedings to which a subject of his nationality is a party, as failing his attendance and his concurrence in the judgment delivered such proceedings are null and void.
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