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Bill of Rights 1689

Published Monday, October 5, 2009

This Note sets out the historical background to the Bill of Rights 1688-89 and examines how its provisions have altered in the intervening centuries. Its role as part of the uncodified constitution of the United Kingdom is also discussed.

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This Note sets out the historical background to the Bill of Rights 1688-89 and examines how its provisions have altered in the intervening centuries. Its role as part of the uncodified constitution of the United Kingdom is also discussed.

Commons Briefing papers SN00293

Authors: Aileen Walker; Oonagh Gay; Lucinda Maer

Topic: Constitution

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