History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the Civil War 1603-1642, Volume 10

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Longmans, Green, and Company, 1904 - Great Britain
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Page 132 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me, whose servant I am here ; and I humbly beg your majesty's pardon that I cannot give any other answer than this to what your majesty is pleased to demand of me.
Page 132 - For I must tell you, gentlemen, that so long as these persons that I have accused, for no slight crime, but for treason, are here, I cannot expect that this House will be in the right way that I do heartily wish it. Therefore I am come to tell you that I must have them wheresoever I find them.
Page 122 - That for the completing of their traitorous designs they have endeavoured (as far as in them lay) by force and terror, to compel the Parliament to join with them in their traitorous designs, and to that end have actually raised and countenanced tumults against the King and Parliament. 7. And that they have traitorously conspired to levy, and actually have levied, war against the King.
Page 132 - Well, since I see all the birds are flown, I do expect from you that you will send them unto me as soon as they return hither. But I assure you, on the word of a king, I never did intend any force, but shall proceed against them in a legal and fair way, for I never meant any other.
Page 70 - If the Remonstrance had been rejected, I would have sold all I had the next morning, and never have seen England any more; and I know there are many other honest men of this same resolution.
Page 152 - I hope it will be), they shall be sorry that the story of this present parliament should tell posterity, that in so great a danger and extremity, the house of commons should be enforced to save the kingdom alone, and that the house of peers should have no part in the honour of the preservation of it, you having so great an interest in the good success of those endeavours in respect of your great estates and high degrees of nobility.
Page 54 - And the better to effect the intended reformation, we desire there may be a general synod of the most grave, pious, learned and judicious divines of this island ; assisted with some from foreign parts, professing the same religion with us, who may consider of all things necessary for the peace and good government of the Church...
Page 54 - And we do here declare that it is far from our purpose or desire to let loose the golden reins of discipline and government in the Church, to leave private persons or particular congregations to take up what form of Divine service they please ; for we hold it requisite that there should be throughout the whole realm a conformity to that order which the laws enjoin according to the Word of God.
Page 131 - I am sorry for this occasion of coming unto you. Yesterday I sent a Serjeant-at-arms upon a very important occasion, to apprehend some that by my command were accused of High Treason ; whereunto I did expect obedience, and not a message.
Page 131 - ... command, were accused of high treason ; whereunto I did expect obedience, and not a message. And I must declare unto you here, that albeit no king that ever was in England shall be more careful of your privileges, to maintain them to the uttermost of...

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