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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 New International Encyclopaedia, Volume 1

Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1906
...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." With the substitution of the political for the feudal motive for allegiance and its consequent general...
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The New International EncyclopŠeia, Volume 1

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby, Daniel Coit Gilman - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1909
...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." With the substitution of the political for the feudal motive for allegiance and its consequent general...
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Cyclopedia of Law ...

Charles Erehart Chadman - Law - 1912
...territorial. And the oath of allegiance, as administered for *upwards of [*368] 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 (/) makes this remark, that it was short and plain, not entangled with...
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Morrill Kindred in America ...

Mrs. Annie Elizabeth (Morrill) Smith - 1914
...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" — to which James I added a declaration against the pope's authority, 1603. It was again altered,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

William Blackstone - English law - 1915 - 2770 pages
...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, I368! "without defending him therefrom." Upon which Sir Matthew Hale ' makes this remark ; that it...
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The Irish Law Times and Solicitors' Journal, Volume 37

Law - 1903
...readers. " The oath of allegiance as administered for upwards of six hundred years," says Blackstone, " contained a promise ' to be true and faithful to the...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom.' '' (Commentaries, B. 1, Ch. 10.) The oath of supremacy dates from the reign of Henry VIII. It was modified...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

William Blackstone, Sir William Blackstone - Droit - 2002
...Hitl. \tlii.4zo. \V w 2 miniftred niiniftred for upwards of fix hundred years % contained a promife " to be true and faithful to the king and his heirs,...or hear of any ill or damage intended him, without de" fending him therefrom." Upon which fir Matthew Halet makes this remark; that it was fhort and plain,...
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The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History

Meg Jacobs, William J. Novak, Julian Zelizer - History - 2009 - 464 pages
...the main features of this discussion, as captured by its roots in the subjects' oath of allegiance: "To be true and faithful to the king and his heirs,...damage intended him, without defending him therefrom." As Matthew Hale remarked about this early modern statement of the allegiance of governed to governor:...
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The Verneys: A True Story of Love, War, and Madness in Seventeenth-century ...

Adrian Tinniswood - History - 2007 - 570 pages
...supreme governor of this realm" and that they would be "true and faithful to the king and his heirs . . . and not to know or hear of any ill or damage intended him without defending him therefrom."31 That morning, instead of taking the customary processional route on horseback from the...
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Mr. Ambrose's Letters on the Rebellion

John Pendleton Kennedy - Etats-Unis - 1865 - 246 pages
...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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