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Manor of Northstead

Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead (usually called simply The Manor of Northstead) is one of two nominally paid "offices under the Crown" in the United Kingdom, appointment to which disqualifies a Member of Parliament from sitting in the House of Commons, and thus allows them to resign their seat. The other is the Chiltern Hundreds. The Manor of Northstead is in Yorkshire. It was first used for a parliamentary resignation in 1844.



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