The History and Proceedings of the House of Commons from the Restoration to the Present Time ... Illustrated with a Great Variety of Historical and Explanatory Notes ... with a Large Appendix ...

Front Cover

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 253 - Condition, and as allow'd by Law. 8. That Elections of Members of Parliament ought to be Free. 9. That the Freedom of Speech, and Debates or Proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeach'd or queftion'd in any Court or Place out of
Page 253 - are illegal and pernicious. 4. That Levying of Money for or to the Ule of the Crown, by Pretence of Prerogative, without Grant of Parliament, for longer Time, or in any other Manner than the lame is or
Page 259 - That Prelacy, and Superiority of any Office in the Church above Presbyters, is and hath been a great and unfupportable Grievance and Trouble to this Nation, and contrary to the Inclinations of the Generality of the People ever fince the Reformation (they having reformed from Popery by Presbyters) and therefore ought to be abolilhed.
Page 254 - of Orange, be, and be declared King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, and the Dominions thereunto belonging, to hold the Crown and Royal Dignity of the laid Kingdoms and Dominions, to them the
Page 263 - and Clergy of this Realm, and to the Churches committed to their Charge, all fuch Rights and Privileges as by Law do or fliall appertain unto them, or any of them
Page 257 - the lame to the fubverfion of the Proteftant Religion, and the Violation of the Laws and Liberties of the Kingdom: Inverting all the Ends of Government, whereby he hath forfeited the Right to the Crown, and the Throne is become vacant.
Page 195 - defire, That the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen of the City of London would be prefent at the fame time ; and that the Common-Council wou'd appoint fifty of their Number to be there
Page 254 - of whom the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy might be required by Law, inftead of them ; and that the laid Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy be abrogated : I
Page 263 - your Power, maintain the Laws of God, the true Profeffion of the Gofpel, and the Proteftant reformed Religion, eftabliflied by Law? And •will you preferve, unto the Bifhops and Clergy of this Realm, and to the Churches committed to their Charge, all fuch Rights and Privileges as by Law do or
Page 257 - the regal Power, and acted as a King, without ever taking the Oath required by Law; and has, by Advice of evil and wicked Counfellors, invaded the fundamental Conftitution of the Kingdom, and altered it from a legal, limited Monarchy, to an arbitrary

Bibliographic information