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" Formerly the oath of allegiance ran thus : ' I do promise to be true and faithful to the King and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear, of life, and limb, and terrene honour ; and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him, without defending... "
Dictionary of dates, and universal reference - Page 17
by Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1845 - 80 pages
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 10

1834
...of oaths is not yet many years old in Great Britain. Each of the hishops of 1688 had sworn, " I do promise to be true and faithful to the king and his...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." They were thus bound to be faithful, not only to King James, but to his heirs ; and though the convention...
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The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...

Thomas Edlyne Tomlins - Law - 1835
...abjuration oath, with alterations. The oath of allegiance, as administered for upwards of six hundred rought by any person who, at the rime at which his...any land or rent shall have first accrued, shall See Mirr. c. 3. 35; Fleta, 3, 16; Britt. c. 29; 7 Rep. Calvin's Ca. 6. Upon which Sir M. Hale makes...
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - Constitutional history - 1835 - 788 pages
..." to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear of life and lirnb and terrene honour, and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him without defending therefrom." These were the exact words also of the oath of allegiance in Scotland, and the clause in...
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The Book of the Constitution of Great Britain

Thomas Stephen - Constitutional history - 1835 - 788 pages
...faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear of life, and limb, and terrene liunour, and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him, with"iit defending him therefrom." Upon which Sir Matthew Hale remarks, iliai it was short and plain,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1836
...territorial. And the oath of allegiance, as adminis[ *368 ] tered for 'upwards of six hundred years (e), contained a promise " to be true and faithful to the...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." Upon which Sir Matthew Hale (f) makes this remark, that it was short and plain, not entangled with...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - Theology - 1836 - 578 pages
...allegiance to his Majesty KING GKOHCE." Fonnerly the oath of allegiance ran thus : " I do promise to tie true and faithful, to the king and his heirs, and...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom :" and was altered at the Revolution to the present form. So that the present oath is a relaxation...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - Theology - 1836 - 578 pages
...GEORGE." Formerly the oath of allegiance ran thus : " I do promise to lie true and faithful, to tlie king and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear, of...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom :" and was altered at the Revolution to the present form. So that the present oath is a relaxation...
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Select Extracts from Blackstone's Commentaries ... With a glossary ...

Sir William BLACKSTONE - 1837 - 428 pages
...simply and merely territorial. And the oath of allegiance, as administered for upwards of six hundred years, contained a promise " to be true and faithful...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." Upon which sir Mi tthew Hale makes this remark ; that it was short and plain, not entangled with long...
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The History of St. Andrews: Ancient and Modern

Charles Jobson Lyon - St. Andrews (Scotland) - 1838 - 237 pages
...do so, after the one which they had taken to James VII. This oath had been as follows : — " I do promise to be true and faithful to the king and his...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." William, because the Scottish bishops would not violate this oath by transferring their allegiance...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books; with an ..., Volume 1

William Blackstone - Great Britain - 1838
...of allegiance, as administered for 'upwards of six hundred years (e), contained a promise [*368] " to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs,...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." Upon which Sir Matthew Hale (/) makes this remark, that it was short and plain, not entangled with...
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