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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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The Works of William Paley: With Illustrative Notes and a Life of ..., Volume 1

William Paley - Theology - 1838 - 934 pages
...allegiance ran thus : " I do promise to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth and faitli to bear, of life, and limb, and terrene honour ; 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 Rise and Progress of the English Constitution: The Treatise of ..., Volume 1

Jean Louis de Lolme, Archibald John Stephens - Constitutional history - 1838
...promise " to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth and faith to hear, of life, limh, and terrene honour, and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended, without defending him therefrom.' 1 arrangement which regulates the place where the individual WIU.MM...
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The Rights of Persons, According to the Text of Blackstone: Incorporating ...

William Blackstone, James Stewart - Civil rights - 1839 - 532 pages
...Rep. Calvin's case, 7. 16 Britton, c. 29. 7 Rep. Calvin's * 2 Carte, 401. Mod. Un. Hist. case, 6. " honour, and not to know or hear of any ill or damage in[ 368 J " tended him, without defending him therefrom." Upon which sir Matthew Hale f makes this...
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The English Constitution: A Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Law of ...

George Bowyer - Constitutional law - 1841 - 712 pages
...oath of allegiance, as administered 1 2 Feud. 5, 6, 7. 2 Ibid. 99. for upwards of six hundred years,1 contained a promise to be true and faithful to the...damage intended him without defending him therefrom. Upon which Sir Matthew Hale2 makes this remark : and it was short and plain, not entangled with...
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History of St. Andrews: Episcopal, Monastic, Academic, and Civil ..., Volume 2

Charles Jobson Lyon - St. Andrews (Scotland) - 1843
...the solemn and unconditional oath of allegiance which they had taken to James. That oath was : "I do promise to be true and faithful to the king and his...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." According to their interpretation of God's word, no misconduct of James could release them from the...
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The Illustrated London Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1881
...true and faithful to the King and bin heirs, and truth and faith to bear of life and limb and terene honour; and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him without defending him therefrom," and concluded1 with the words *' So help me God and all saints ! " has befn altered thr**e, if not...
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Political Dictionary: Abandonment-Eyre

Political science - 1845
...these realms ; but its form has undergone some variations. In its ancient form, the parry promised " to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs,...damage intended him without defending him therefrom." The modern oath, enforced by statute since the Revolution, is of more simple form, and is expressed...
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Political dictionary [articles repr. from the penny cyclopaedia, ed. by G ...

Political dictionary - 1845
...these realms ; but its form has undergone some variations. In its ancient form, the party promised " to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs,...damage intended him without defending him therefrom." The modern oath, enforced by statute since the Revolution, is of more simple form, and is expressed...
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The Law Students' First Book, Being Chiefly an Abridgment of Blackstone's ...

Law - 1848 - 508 pages
...King, in return for that protection which the King affords the subject. The ancient oath of allegiance contained a promise "to be true and faithful to the...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." But at the Revolution the terms of this oath were altered ; the subject only promising " that he will...
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The Standard Library Cyclopedia of Political, Constitutional, Statistical ...

Political science - 1848
...the party promised " to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth and faith to teir of life and limb and terrene honour, and not to know...damage intended him without defending him therefrom." The modern oath, enforced by statute since the Revolution, is of more simple form, and is expressed...
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