History of England, from the Earliest Times to the Year Eighteen Hundred and Fifty-eight

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Routledge, 1860 - Всего страниц: 856
 

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Стр. 487 - Let tyrants fear ... I have always so behaved myself that, under God, I have placed my chiefest strength and safeguard in the loyal hearts and good will of my subjects...
Стр. 647 - That king James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the Constitution of the Kingdom, by breaking the original Contract between king and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits, and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental Laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the Kingdom, has abdicated the Government, and that the Throne is thereby become vacant.
Стр. 727 - That the influence of the Crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished"?
Стр. 657 - As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the other Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves.
Стр. 628 - Here lies our Sovereign Lord the King, Whose word no man relies on ; Who never said a foolish thing, And never did a wise one.
Стр. 648 - That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted; 11. That jurors ought to be duly impanelled and returned, and jurors which pass upon men in trials for high treason ought to be freeholders; 12. That all grants and promises of fines and forfeitures of particular persons before conviction are illegal and void; 13.
Стр. 163 - They greatly oppressed the wretched people by making them work at these castles, and when the castles were finished they filled them with devils and evil men. Then they took those whom they suspected to have any goods, by night and by. day, seizing both men and women, and they put them in prison for their gold and silver and tortured them with pains unspeakable, for never were any martyrs tormented as these were.
Стр. 450 - The duke of Somerset had his head cut off upon Tower Hill between eight and nine o'clock in the morning.
Стр. 647 - That the commission for erecting the late Court of Commissioners for Ecclesiastical causes, and all other commissions and courts of like nature, are illegal and pernicious.
Стр. 647 - That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament.

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