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  • C. 12 recites that the hearing of appeals was an usurpation by the pope and a grievous abuse, and proceeds to take away the appeal in matrimonial, testamentary and tithe causes, and to hinder by forbidding citation and process from Rome, all original hearings also.
  • To the Republicans (Democratic Republicans) they seemed intended to cause a usurpation of powers ungranted.
  • Almos did not submit to this usurpation, and was more or less of an active rebel till 1108, when the emperor Henry V.
  • We have no means of explaining this statement, nor can we fully understand all the incidents connected with his usurpation; but the attempts of modern authors to prove that Gaumata in reality was the genuine Smerdis and Darius a usurper have failed.
  • The lessee must give notice to the lessor of any acts of usurpation committed on the property (Art.

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