Quarter Sessions Records, Volume 7

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Page 96 - Majesties protestant subjects dissenting from the church of England from the penalties of certain laws...
Page 91 - I shall also make it my endeavour to preserve this government, both in church and state, as it is by law established.
Page 13 - ... distinguished Catholic is arrested on suspicion. It appears that he has destroyed almost all his papers. A few letters, however, have escaped the flames ; and these letters are found to contain much alarming matter, strange expressions about subsidies from France, allusions to a vast scheme which would ' give the greatest blow ' to the Protestant religion that it had ever received,' and which ' would utterly subdue a pestilent heresy.
Page 13 - We have here a mighty work upon our hands, no less than the conversion of three kingdoms, and by that perhaps the utter subduing of a pestilent heresy, which has a long time domineered over a great part 'of this northern world. There were never such hopes of success, since the days of queen Mary, as now in our days. God has given us a prince...
Page 175 - ... now arrived to and wantoning in its highest vigour : both founded upon the same unreasonable notions of permanent property in wild creatures ; and both productive of the same tyranny to the commons : but with this difference — that the forest laws established only one mighty hunter throughout the land ; the game laws have raised a little Nimrod in every manor.
Page 93 - Philip and Mary, by the grace of God King and Queen of England, France, Naples, Jerusalem, and Ireland ; Defenders of the Faith ; Princes of Spain and Sicily ; Archdukes of Austria ; Dukes of Milan, Burgundy, and Brabant ; Counts of Hapsburg, Flanders, and Tyrol...
Page 120 - The church hath power to decree rites and ceremonies, and authority in controversies of faith...
Page 96 - An act for the more effectual preserving the King's person and government, by disabling papists from sitting in either house of parliament.
Page 96 - England from the penalties of certain laws," is framed on the plea that " some ease to scrupulous consciences in the exercise of religion" may unite all Protestants in interest and affection. It accordingly exempts persons who take the new oaths of allegiance and supremacy, and also make the declaration against popery required by the act of 1678, from the penalties incurred by absenting themselves from church, and holding unlawful conventicles ; it also allows the quakers to substitute an affirmation...
Page 175 - And I will that every man be entitled to his hunting in wood and in field, on his own possession. And let every one forego my hunting : take notice where I will have it untrespassed on, under penalty of the full