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History of the British Standing Army. A.D. 1660 to 1700
Clifford Elliot Walton
No preview available - 2018
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Page 826 - States, or any other your Superior Officer, according to the rules and discipline of war, in pursuance of the trust reposed in you.
Page 553 - Wept o'er his wounds, or, tales of sorrow done, Shouldered his crutch and showed how fields were won. Pleased with his guests the good man learned to glow, And quite forgot their vices in their woe; Careless their merits or their faults to scan, His pity gave ere charity began.
Page 797 - Majesty would be pleased to remove the said soldiers and mariners and that your people may not be so burdened in time to come. And that the aforesaid commissions for proceeding by martial law may be revoked and annulled. And that hereafter no commissions of like nature may issue forth to any person or persons whatsoever to be executed as aforesaid, lest by color of them any of your Majesty's subjects be destroyed or put to death contrary to the laws and franchise of the land.
Page 824 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with the consent of Parliament, is against law.
Page 797 - ... whatsoever, and by such summary course and order as is agreeable to martial law, and as is used in armies in time of war, to proceed to the trial and condemnation of such offenders, and them to cause to be executed and put to death according to the law martial.
Page 797 - ... be adjudged to death but by the laws established in this your realm, either by the customs of the same realm, or by acts of parliament : And whereas no offender of what kind soever is exempted from the proceedings to be used, and punishments to be inflicted by the laws and statutes of this your realm ; nevertheless of late...
Page 400 - Haslerig: which were so completely armed, that they were called by the other side the regiment of lobsters, because of their bright iron shells, with which they were covered, being perfect cuirassiers; and were the first seen so armed on either side...
Page 824 - By assuming and exercising a power of dispensing with and suspending of laws, and the execution of laws, without consent of Parliament.
Page 797 - And also sundry grievous offenders, by color thereof claiming an exemption, have escaped the punishments due to them by the laws and statutes of this your realm...
Page 758 - ... in any wise notwithstanding. "In witness whereof, we have caused these our letters to be made patents; Witness ourself at Westminster, the tenth day of April, in the fourth year of our reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the nine and thirtieth.