In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1the commonalty — el pueblo llano
- It is clear, however, that while Shakespeare suggests linguistic community or commonalty in this scene and a leveling of differences, the power relationship remains vertical and hierarchical, with England and English on top.
- To work out electoral procedures for the new city officers, a body of 80 persons was created to represent the commonalty.
- He then addresses the commonalty in a speech, desiring them to proceed to a new election.
- The growing prestige of Parliament as an institution gave the aristocracy a powerful base from which to challenge the monarchy and defend itself against the commonalty.
- In the same year the bishop and the commonalty of the port of Hythe founded a hospital.
- The Ordinances made provisions to ensure good workmanship, arranged conditions of work and required payments to be made to the Commonalty of London and to the alms box of the guild by all those entering the craft.
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