See also:administrator of the
See also:realm during the minority or incapacity of the
See also:king . This latter
See also:function, however, is one unknown to the
See also:law . " In
See also:judgment of law the king, as king, cannot be said to be a minor, for when the royal
See also:body politic of the king doth meet with the natural capacity in one
See also:person the whole body shall have the quality of the royal politic, which is the greater and more worthy and wherein is no minority . For omne majus continet in se minus " (
See also:Coke upon Littleton, 43a) . But for reasons of
See also:necessity a regency, however anomalous it may be in strict law, has frequently been constituted both in England and Scotland . The earliest instance in English
See also:history is the
See also:appointment of the
See also:earl of Pembroke with the assent of the loyal barons on the accession of
See also:Henry III . Whether or not the sanction of parliament is necessary for the appointment is a question which has been much discussed .
See also:Lord Coke recommends that the
See also:office should depend on the will of parliament (Inst., vol. iv. p . 58), and in
See also:modern times
See also:provision for a REGGIO NELL'
See also:EMILIA, a city and episcopal see of Emilia, Italy, the capital of the province of Reggio nell' Emilia (till 1859
See also:part of the duchy of
See also:Modena), 38 m. by
See also:rail N.W. of Bologna . Pop . (1906) 19,681 (
See also:town); 64,548 (commune) . The
See also:cathedral, originally erected in the 12th century, was reconstructed in the 15th and 16th; the
See also:facade shows traces of both periods, the
See also:work being
See also:complete only in the
See also:lower portion .
S . Prospero,close by, has a facade of 1504, in which are incorporated six marble lions belonging to the
See also:original Romanesque edifice . The Madonna della Ghiara, built in 1597 in the
See also:form of a Greek
See also:cross, and restored in 1900, is beautifully proportioned and finely decorated in
See also:stucco and with frescoes of the Bolognese school of the early 17th century . There are several
See also:good palaces of the early Renaissance, a
See also:fine theatre (1857) and a museum containing important palaeo-ethnological collections,
See also:ancient and
See also:medieval sculptures, and the natural history collection of
See also:Spallanzani . Lodovico
See also:Ariosto, the poet (1474-1533), was
See also:born in Reggio, and his
See also:house is still preserved . The
See also:industries embrace the making of
See also:objects in
See also:cement, matches, and brushes, the production of silkworms, and printing; and the town is the centre of a
See also:rich agricultural
See also:district . It lies on the
See also:line between Bologna and Milan, and is connected by branch lines with
See also:Guastalla and Sassuolo (hence a line to Modena) . Regium Lepidi or Regium Lepidum was probably founded by M . Aemilius
See also:Lepidus at the
See also:time of the construction of the Via Aemilia (187 B.c.) . It
See also:lay upon this road,
See also:half-way between Mutina and
See also:Parma . It was during the
See also:period a flourishing municipium, but perhaps never became a colony; and it is associated with no event more interesting than the assassination of M .
See also:Brutus, the father of Clesar's friend and foe .
See also:dates perhaps from the 4th century A.D . Under the
See also:Lombards the town was the seat of dukes and
See also:counts; in the 12th and 13th centuries it formed a flourishing republic, busied in surrounding itself with walls (1229), controlling the Crostolo and constructing navigable canals to the Po, coining
See also:money of its own, and establishing prosperous
See also:schools . About 1290 it first passed into the hands of Obizzo d'Este, and the authority of the Este
See also:family was after many vicissitudes more formally recognized in 1409 . In the contest for liberty which began in 1796 and closed with annexation to Piedmont in 1859, Reggio took vigorous part .
REGGIO CALABRIA (anc. Regium, q.v.)
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