Catholic emancipation, incompatible with the safety of the established religion, laws and Protestant succession, of the British empire: an address

Front Cover
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 42 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion established by the law? And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them? King or queen: All this I promise to do.
Page 27 - The counsel which they shall intrust me withal, by themselves, their messengers or letters, I will not knowingly reveal to any, to their prejudice. I will help them to defend and keep the Roman Papacy and the Royalties of St. Peter, saving my order, against all men.
Page 43 - I hold in my hand a petition from the Dean and Chapter of the collegiate church of St. George, Windsor, praying that no further concession may be made to the Roman Catholics. I am sure that any representation from so learned and respectable a body will be received with the attention...
Page 28 - I can will signify it to our said Lord, or to some other by whom it may come to his knowledge. The rules of the Holy Fathers, the Apostolic decrees, ordinances or disposals, reservations, provisions, and mandates, I will observe with all my might, and cause to be observed by others.
Page 44 - It is now twenty-five years since this measure was first brought into discussion. I cannot forget with what events that discussion was at that time connected. It was connected with the most serious illness of one now no more; it was connected with the temporary removal of one of the ablest, wisest, and honestest ministers that this country ever had. From that time, when I gave my first vote on this question, to the present, I have never seen any reason to regret, or to change the line which I then...
Page 17 - Catholic establishment in its stead : now we do hereby disclaim, disavow, and solemnly abjure any such intention : and further, if we shall be admitted into any share of the constitution, by our being restored to the right of elective franchise, we are ready, in the most solemn manner, to declare, that we will not exercise that privilege to disturb and weaken the establishment of the Protestant religion, or Protestant government in this country.
Page 42 - ... maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel, and the protestant reformed religion established by the law ? And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them?" — King or queen,
Page 28 - I will endeavour to preserve, defend, increase and advance. I will not be in any counsel, action or treaty, in which shall...
Page 13 - All its precautions are reduced to this one intent, natural to all societies of men, of hindering a lesser opposite party from growing too strong for the greater or more considerable one. And in this just way of prevention is not the moderation of the House of Commons to be admired, that they have restrained it to this sole point of debarring their adversaries from offices and places, and from accessions to...

Bibliographic information