The Present State of Europe, Volume 16

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Printed for H. Rhodes., 1705 - Europe

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Page 2 - A Compleat History of Europe, or a View of the Affairs Thereof, Civil and Military for the Year 1701.
Page 68 - They resolved, that a bill should be brought in for the effectual securing the kingdom of England from the apparent dangers that might arise from several acts lately passed in the parliament of Scotland; and this was formed on nearly the same resolutions which had been taken in the upper house.
Page 71 - Majesty, by and with the advice and content of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows: — " then follow the substantive taxing provisions.
Page 283 - ... and therefore we may be certain, that they who go about to insinuate things of this nature, must be mine and the kingdom's enemies ; and can only mean to cover designs which they dare not publicly own, by endeavouring to distract us with unreasonable and groundless distrusts and jealousies.
Page 284 - Your majesty is pleased to give us warning of the danger of being so far deluded as to depend again on the faith of treaties with an enemy, who has never yet had any other regard to them, than as they...
Page 283 - I cannot but with grief obferve, there are fome amongft " us, who endeavour to foment animofities ; but I perfuade " myfelf, they will be found to be very few, when you ap" pear to aflift me in difcountenancing and defeating fuch " practices. " I mention this with a little more warmth, becaufe *' there have not been wanting fome fo very malicious, as " even in print to fuggeft the church of England, as by law " eftabliihed, to be in danger at this time.
Page 146 - In time of peace there shall be admitted into the greater ports of the Kingdom of Portugal six ships of war of each of the nations of Great Britain and the United Provinces, besides other six ships, which were permitted by virtue of former treaties, so that in the whole twelve ships may be admitted, and all in the same manner as the former six were permitted. And into the lesser ports there shall be admitted such a number of ships as they can conveniently receive.
Page 283 - I take this occafion to aflure you, that not only what*' ever fhall be granted by parliament for bearing the charge *' of the war, (hall be laid out for that purpofe with the " greateft faithfulnefs and management ; but that I will "" continue to add, out of my own revenue, all I can rea...
Page 110 - Settlement, that can be suggested from the Views or Fears of future Inconveniences that may happen to that Our Kingdom from thence; We...
Page 111 - ... been pleased to give me full power to pass such acts as may be for the good of the nation, that were it not purely to comply with custom, I might be silent. Her majesty has had under her consideration the present circumstances of this kingdom, and out of her extreme concern for its welfare, has been graciously pleased to recommend to you two expedients, to prevent the ruin which does but too plainly threaten us. In the first...

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