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Lot #    13079
Auction End Date    1/24/2006 11:47:23 AM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Workshop Regulation Act ... working on Sundays
Author    [Community] British Parliment
City    London
Publisher    George E. Eyre & William Spottiswoode
Publication Date    1871
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   [2] pp., 294:190 mm., light age staining, several creases.
          
Detailed
Description
   Allowing Jews to work on Sundays. The legislature of England expresses its will in formal documents known as Acts, and thus the record of the legislative enactments concerning the Jews of England is to be found in the collected Acts known as the "Statutes of the Realm." As Parliament, in the modern sense of the term, had scarcely begun to exist before the Jews were expelled from England in 1290, there are only a few references to the Jews in the statutes of the fourteenth century. A reference to them in the Statutes "De Mercatoribus" (Statutes, i. 100), "De Pistoribus" (ib. pp. 202, 203), and the Statute 1 Ed. III., st. 2, c. 3, exhaust the list. But after the return of the Jews to England many Acts relate to their position with regard to marriage laws, etc., and especially to their legal disabilities.
          
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Period
19th Century:    Checked
  
Location
England:    Checked
  
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Language:    English
  
Manuscript Type
  
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