The Parliamentary Or Constitutional History of England;: From the Earliest Times, to the Restoration of King Charles II. Collected from the Records, ...

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J. and R. Tonson, and A. Millar, in the Strand; and W. Sandby, in Fleet-Street., 1763
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Page 129 - Kingdoms, we are moft humble Suitors to ' your gracious Majefty, to fecure the Hearts of ' your good Subjects, by the Engagement of your ' Royal Word unto them, That, upon no Occa- . ' fion of Marriage, or Treaty, or other Requifite ' in that Behalf, from any foreign Prince or State * whatfoever, you will take away or
Page 370 - We do not requeft a Choice by Name, as 14 Edward II. 3, 5, n. Richard .II. 8 Henry IV. or 31 Henry VI. nor to fwear them in Parliament, as 35 Edward I. 9 Edward II. or 5 Richard II. or to line them out their Directions of Rule, as 43 Henry III. and 8 Henry VI. or
Page 109 - and with a full and chearful Confent of the Lords, refolved, That (upon your Majefty's public Declaration for the Diflblution and utter Difcharge of both the faid Treaties, of the Marriage and of the Palatinate, in Purfuit of our Advice therein ; and towards the Support of that War which is likely to enfue; and more particularly
Page 109 - if your Majefty's Refolution, for the diffolving of the Treaties now in queftion, be longer deferred ; and that Provifion for Defence of your Realm, and Aid of your Friends and Allies, be not feafonably made) have, with a chearful Confent of all the Commons, no one
Page 43 - hold yourfelf to that, there is an End of all; for, without this, you may not rely upon either Marriage or Friendfhip; for I muft, as I am required, return to my
Page 8 - Truft in me, and go on honeftly as you ought '-* to do, like good and faithful Subjects; and, what * you have Warrant for, go on with, and I will : * not be curious, unlefs you give me too much -
Page 349 - towards a Reconciliation, was given by the now King, then Prince; by which accrued more Benefit to the Subject, than in any Parliament thefe many hundred Years. What may we then expect from him, being King, and having Power in his own Hands ? His good natural
Page 445 - into for the Service of his Majefty, and his ever * blefled Father; and how forward he hath been' * in the Service of this Houfe many Times fince * his Return from Spain : And therefore, his
Page 344 - My Lords and Gentlemen, I hope that you do remember^ that you were pleafed to employ me to advife my Father,* to break off thofe two Treaties that were on foot; fo that I cannot fay, that I came . hither a free unengaged Man. It is true, I
Page 344 - confirmed by your Advice to run the Courfe we are in, with your Engagement to maintain it, I need not prefs to prove how willingly he took your Advice ; for, the Preparations that are made, are better able to declare it, than I to fpeak it. The

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