Annals of the house of Hanover, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Page 518 - An act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better Securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 525 - ... the oath of allegiance,* made by act of parliament in England, in the first year of the reign of their present majesties, when thereunto required.
Page 522 - there be such conditions of government settled and enacted as may secure the honour and sovereignty of this crown and kingdom the freedom, frequency, and power of parliaments, the religion, liberty, and trade of the nation, from the English or any foreign influence".
Page 525 - Dominions thereunto belonging, or any part thereof ; and in every such case the Crown and Government shall, from time to time, descend to and be enjoyed by such person being a Protestant as should have inherited and enjoyed the same in case such...
Page 210 - ... the subject of complaint, lasted, by a sort of prescriptive right of the landholder, till about the year 1200. It was nearly at the same time that the obligation of paying tithes, which had been originally confined to those called predial...
Page 525 - And that all papists and persons marrying papists shall be excluded from and for ever incapable to inherit possess or enjoy the imperial crown of Great Britain and the dominions thereunto belonging or any part thereof and in every such case the crown and government shall from time to time descend to and be enjoyed by such person being a protestant as should have inherited and enjoyed the same in case such...
Page 517 - ... should yield his pretensions to Harley at this juncture; and that gentleman agreed to absent himself from the house on the day of election. The king observed, in his speech, that the nation's loss, in the death of the duke of Gloucester, had rendered it absolutely necessary for them to make further provision for the succession of the crown in the protestant line...
Page 522 - Protestant line; as that which is absolutely necessary tor your own peace and happiness, as well as our quiet and security in all our dominions, and for the reputation of our affairs abroad; and, consequently, for the strengthening the Protestant interest everywhere.
Page 539 - I am yet living. I never thought till now that this project would have gone so far as to have made the least impression on your mind. But, as I have lately perceived by public...
Page 214 - The noonday of papal dominion extends from the pontificate of Innocent III. inclusively to that of Boniface VIII. ; or, in other words, through the thirteenth century. Rome inspired during this age all the terror of her ancient name. She was once more the mistress of the world, and kings were her vassals.

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