Research Subjects: Government & Politics


Legislation

Articles

British Legislation, Laws, and Government

These pages contain laws and other legislative acts passed by the British Parliament during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Eras.


Legislation

Articles

Friends and Enemies: The Underground War between Great Britain and France, 1793-1802
By Chris Gibbs

British espionage against France from 1793 - 1804.

The Gagging Acts of 1795
Holmberg, Tom

A look at the Treasonable and Seditious Practices and the Seditious Meetings Acts of 1795.

The Acts, Orders in Council, &c. of Great Britain on Trade, 1793 - 1812
Holmberg, Tom

The Acts and Orders in Council that Great Britain used to engage in economic warfare. This paper won the "Best of the Series" Award in the 2003 Napoleon Series Writing Contest! This is the highest award given!

Orders in Council and Licenses: 1800-1810
Holmberg, Tom

Restricting trade was a policy that Britain had long used to destroy an enemy's commerce. A look at how they did it by restricting neutral trade with the enemy. This paper won the "Best of the Series" Award in the 2003 Napoleon Series Writing Contest! This is the highest award given!

The Suspension of Habeus Corpus: 7 May 1794
Holmberg, Tom

The decision by the British Parliament to suspend Habeus Corpus: the reasons, the debate, and the law.

 

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