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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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MR. AMBORSE'S LETTERS ON THE REBELLION

JOHN P. KENNEDY - 1865
...faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth and faith to bear, of life and limb and terrene honor ; and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." This was, in the primitive days of feudalism, the pledge of allegiance, when made to the sovereign,...
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Haydn's Dictionary of Dates Relating to All Ages and Nations: For Universal ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1866 - 833 pages
...help me God and all saints," concluded an oath until , . . 1550 The ancient oath of allegiance, which contained a promise " to be true and faithful to the...damage intended him without defending him therefrom," was modified, by James I. in 1605, ft declaration against the pope's authority being added. It was...
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The English Cyclopaedia

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...undergone variation. Anciently, the party promised " to be true and faithful to the king and his heirfc, and truth and faith to bear of life and limb and terrene...damage intended him without defending him therefrom." The statutory oath, since the Revolution, has been more simple — as : " I do sincerely promise and...
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Arts and Sciences: Or, Fourth Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volume 1

Charles Knight - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...faithful to the king and his heirs. and truth and faith to bear of life and limb and terrene honour, ami not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him without defending him therefrom." The statutory oath, since the Revolution, has been more simple — as : " I do sincerely promise and...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1867
...oath of allegiance, as administered for 'upwards of six huudred years (e), contained a promise [*368] "to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs,...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." J Upon which Sir 'Matthew Hale (/) makes this remark, that it was short and pbiii. not entangled with...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868
...were required to take to subject superiors : ' As administered for upwards of six hundred years, it contained a promise to be true and faithful to the...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom.' — Blackstone, Kerr's edition, vol. i. 368. This oath being thought to favour too much the notion...
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Chambers's Encyclopędia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868
...subject superiors : ' As administered for upwards of six hundred years, it contained a promise to lie true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and truth...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom.' — Bl&ckstone, Kerr's edition, vol. i. 3C8. This oath being thought to favour too much the notion...
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The Law Times, Volume 45

Law - 1868
...the king and his heirs and truth and faith to bear of life and limb and terrene honour, and not to hear of any ill or damage intended him without defending him therefrom," as to effect his death ; and the overt act in the one case was but equal to the mere imagination in...
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Chambers's Encyclopędia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 1

Ephraim Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1870
...were required to take to subject superiors : ' As administered for upwards of six hundred years, it contained a promise to be true and faithful to the...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom.' — Blackstono, Kerr's edition, vol. i. 3tiS. This oath being thought to favour too much the notion...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1872
...as adminГ *368 1 i^red f°r *UP wards of six hundred years, (e) contained a promise " to 1 ' } -I be true and faithful to the king and his heirs, and...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." Upon which Sir Matthew Hale (/J makes this remark, that it was short and plain, not entangled with...
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