Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to Illustrate a Short History of England

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40 George III, c. 67, The Statutes Revised, Vol. II, p. 872. World History

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Act of Union Between Great Britain and Ireland (July 21, 1800)

Article I. That it be the first article of the union of the kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland, that the said kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland shall, upon the first day of January which shall be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and one, and forever after, be united into one kingdom, by the name of The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland; and that the royal title and titles appertaining to the imperial crown of the said united kingdom and its dependencies, and also the ensigns, armorial flags, and banners thereof, shall be such as his Majesty, by his royal proclamations under the great seal of the united kingdom, shall be pleased to appoint.

Article II. That it be the second article of union, that the succession to the imperial crown of the said united kingdom, and of the dominions thereunto belonging, shall continue limited and settled in the same manner as the succession to the imperial crown of the said kingdoms of Great Britain and Ireland now stands limited and settled, according to the existing laws, and to the terms of union between England and Scotland.

One parliament

Article III. That it be the third article of union, that the said united kingdom be represented in one and the same parliament, to be styled The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Thirty-two Irish lords and one hun dred Irish commoners to sit in the united parliament

Article IV. That it be the fourth article of union, that four lords spiritual of Ireland by rotation of sessions, and twenty-eight lords temporal of Ireland elected by the peers of Ireland, shall be the number to sit and vote on the part of Ireland in the House of Lords of the parliament of the united kingdom; and one hundred commoners (two for each county of Ireland, two for the city of Dublin, two for the city of Cork, one for the university of Trinity College, and one for each of the thirty-one most considerable cities, towns, and boroughs) be the number to sit and vote on the part of Ireland in the House of Commons of the parliament of the united kingdom.

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Chicago: "Act of Union Between Great Britain and Ireland (July 21, 1800)," Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to Illustrate a Short History of England in Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to Illustrate a Short History of England, ed. Edward Potts Cheyney (1861-1947) (Boston: Ginn, 1935, 1922), 650–651. Original Sources, accessed August 15, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4Z7297SKFT8YYQC.

MLA: . "Act of Union Between Great Britain and Ireland (July 21, 1800)." Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to Illustrate a Short History of England, in Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to Illustrate a Short History of England, edited by Edward Potts Cheyney (1861-1947), Boston, Ginn, 1935, 1922, pp. 650–651. Original Sources. 15 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4Z7297SKFT8YYQC.

Harvard: , 'Act of Union Between Great Britain and Ireland (July 21, 1800)' in Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to Illustrate a Short History of England. cited in 1922, Readings in English History Drawn from the Original Sources: Intended to Illustrate a Short History of England, ed. , Ginn, 1935, Boston, pp.650–651. Original Sources, retrieved 15 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4Z7297SKFT8YYQC.