An ecclesiastical history of Scotland, in a series of letters (Google eBook)

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Page 604 - the Itile and title of King of England, by the name of James the Third, or of Scotland by the name of James the Eighth, or the ftile and title of King of Great Britain, hath not any right or
Page 532 - invaded the fundamental conftitution of the kingdom, and altered it from a legal limited monarchy, to an arbitrary defpotick power, and hath exercifed the fame, to the fubverfion of the Proteftant religion, and violation of the laws and liberties of the kingdom, and inverting all the ends of government ; whereby he
Page 604 - whatfoever to the Crown of this realm, or any other the dominions thereto belonging: And I do renounce, refufe, and abjure, any allegiance or obedience to him, &c.' An oath of fuch a dubious contexture, and fo hard to be digefted in all its parts, that even the Prefbyterians boggled at it j and fourteen years after this, the
Page 604 - my confcience, that the perfon pretended to be Prince of Wales during the life of the late King James; and, fmce his deceafe, pretending to be, and taking upon himfelf the
Page 367 - be incendiaries, malignants, or evil inftruments, by hindering the reformation of religion, dividing the King from his people, or one of the kingdoms from another,. or making any faction or parties among the people, contrary to this League and Covenant, that they may be brought to public trial, and receive condign punifhment, as the degree of their offences fliall require or deferve, or the fupreme
Page 367 - times to our progenitors, is by the good providence of God granted unto us, and hath been lately concluded and fettled by both Parliaments, we {hall, each one of us, according to our place and intereft, endeavour that they may remain conjoined in a firm peace and Union to all pofterity, and that juftice may be done upon the wilful oppofers thereof, in
Page 367 - each one of us, according to our place and intereft, endeavour that they may remain conjoined in a firm peace and Union to all pofterity, and that juftice may be done upon the wilful oppofers thereof, in
Page 277 - public aft of the Church of England, and by" ' the general and current exposition of the Writers of our church, have been delivered unto us : And we rejeft the fenfe of the
Page 368 - led for our own fins, and for the fins of thefe ^ ' kingdoms, efpecially that we have not, as we ^ ' ought, valued the ineftimable benefit of the * Gofpel; that we have not laboured for the ' purity and power thereof; and that we have * not endeavoured to receive Chrift in our hearts, * nor to walk worthy, of him in our lives, which * are the caufes of other fins and
Page 533 - the faid Eftates of the kingdom of Scotland do refolve, that William and Mary, King and Queen of England, France, and Ireland, be, and be declared King and Queen of Scotland, to hold the crown and royal dignity of the faid kingdom of Scotland,

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