The Confederation of Kilkenny

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J. Duffy, 1846 - Ireland - 234 pages
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Page 122 - An Act for [the] Uniformity of Common Prayer and Service in the Church and Administration of the Sacraments...
Page 123 - Be it enacted by the king's most excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and the commons in this present parliament assembled, and by authority of the same...
Page 135 - That all incapacities imposed upon the nation be taken away, and that they have power to erect one or more inns of court in or near the city of Dublin ; and that all Catholics educated there be capable of taking their degrees without the oath of supremacy. 7. " That the Roman Catholics shall be empowered to erect one or more universities, and keep free-schools for the education of their youth, any law or statute to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page 115 - Therefore we charge you to proceed according to this our warrant, with all possible secrecy; and for whatsoever you shall engage yourself, upon such valuable considerations as you in your judgment shall deem fit, we promise on the word of a king and a Christian...
Page 114 - VICTORIA, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith. TO Our right trusty and right well-beloved Cousin and Councillor...
Page 202 - MY LORD, — There is a very fair piece of ground betwixt your lordship's army and ours on this side the brook, whither if you please to advance, we will do the like. We do not so much doubt the gallantry of your resolution, as to doubt you will not come ; but do give you this notice to the end you may see we do stand upon no advantage of ground, and are willing to dispute our quarrel upon indifferent terms, being confident that the justness of our cause will be this day made manifest by the Lord,...
Page 29 - ... royal rights of our gracious king Charles, for our gracious queen so unworthily abused by the puritans, for the honour, safety and health of their royal issue, for to avert and refrain the injuries done unto them, for the conversion of the just, and lawful safeguard, liberties and rights of Ireland ; and lastly, for the defence of their own lives, fortunes, lands and possessions : whereas...
Page 114 - ... authorise and give you power, to treat and conclude with the confederate Roman Catholics in our kingdom of Ireland...
Page 29 - ... shall take this oath, and perform the contents thereof ; and that I will obey and ratify all the orders and decrees made and to be made by the Supreme Council of the Confederate Catholics of this kingdom, concerning the said public cause ; and...
Page 116 - England, with this advantage, that we shall esteem ourself the more obliged to you for your gallantry in not standing upon such nice terms to do us service, which we shall, God willing, reward. And although you exceed what law can warrant, or any powers of ours reach unto, as not knowing what you have need of, yet it being for our service, we oblige ourself, not only to give you our pardon, but to maintain the same with all our might and power...

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