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The History of England, From the Revolution in 1688, to the Death of George ...
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Page 235 - And they went to bury her : but they found no more of her than the skull, and the feet, and the palms of her hands.
Page 13 - Will you solemnly promise and swear to govern the people of this kingdom of England, and the dominions thereto belonging, according to the statutes in parliament agreed on, and the laws and customs of the same?
Page 30 - ... invaded the fundamental constitution of this kingdom, and altered it from a legal and limited monarchy to an arbitrary, despotic power, and had governed the same to the subversion of the Protestant religion, and violation of the laws and liberties of the nation, inverting all the ends of government ; whereby he had forfaulted the right of the crown, and the throne was become vacant.
Page 367 - He concluded with these words ; " Since then our aims are only for the general good, let us act with confidence in one another; which will not fail, with God's blessing, to make me a happy king, and you a great and flourishing people.
Page 400 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, judges commissions be made quamdiu se bene gesserint, and their salaries ascertained and established; but upon the address of both houses of parliament it may be lawful to remove them. That no pardon under the great seal of England be pleadable to an impeachment by the commons in parliament.
Page 217 - Forty merchants subscribed to the amount of five hundred thousand pounds, as a fund of ready money, to circulate one million at eight per cent. to be lent to the government; and even this fund of ready money bore the same interest. When it was properly...
Page 434 - An act for the further security of his Majesty's person and the succession of the crown in the Protestant line, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and all other pretenders, and their open and secret abettors...
Page 435 - They resolved to address his majesty, that he would insert an article in all his treaties of alliance, importing, that no peace should be made with France, until his majesty and the nation have reparation for the great indignity offered by the French king, in owning, and declaring the pretended prince of Wales king of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Page 247 - Then he promised, in the king's name, that if they would pass an act for establishing a colony in Africa, America, or any other part of the world where a colony might be lawfully planted, his majesty would indulge them with such rights and privileges as he had granted in like cases to the subjects of his other dominions. Finally, he exhorted them to consider ways and means to raise the necessary supplies for maintaining their land forces, and for providing a competent number of...