A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs: From September 1678 to April 1714, Volume 3

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The University Press, 1857 - Great Britain

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Page 557 - The king has been pleased to confer the honour of knighthood on Mr.
Page 21 - That the Assertion of King William and Queen Mary's being King and Queen by Conquest, was highly injurious to their Majesties, and inconsistent with the Principles on which this Government is founded, and tending to the Subversion of the Rights of the People.
Page 379 - Yesterday a general court of the members of the bank of England mett at Mercers Chappell, where the governor, sir John Houblon, acquainted them there was a necessity for their removing out of that place, and therefore he had taken Grocers...
Page 177 - The queens tarras walk at Whitehall, facing the Thames, is now finished, and curiously adorn'd with greens, which cost some 1000 of pounds, about io,ooo/.
Page 210 - Cadiz to provide 10 weeks provisions for the Spanish fleet. A warrant is out to apprehend severall persons who revelled in Drury lane on Satturday last, drinking king James health, being his birth day, and had a bonefire ; one health was, Box it about, it will come to my father, meaning king James ; a 2d was, To the kings fast friend, meaning Lovis I4th.
Page 6 - Strongly reported yesterday that Whitney had made his escape out of Newgate, but he continues closely confined there, and has 40 pound weight of irons on his leggs; he had his taylor make him a rich embroidered suit, with perug and hatt, worth ico/.; but the keeper refused to let him wear them, because they would disguise him from being known.
Page 565 - India trade be setled and regulated by act of parliament ; and appointed a committee to examine what methods were taken for obtaining the act of parliament...
Page 561 - Then they went into a committee of the whole house further to consider of the state of the coin, and debated it 4 hours, and came to two resolves: 1.
Page 252 - Conquerors,' ordered to be burnt by the hand of the common hangman, and that his Majesty be desired to remove Mr. Edward Mohun, the licenser, from his employment, for having allowed the same to be printed. It was at the same time suggested that Dr. Burnet, Bishop of Salisbury, was the inventor of the notion of their...
Page 89 - Whitehall, and heard a consort of musick, vocall and instrumentall ; it was built for entertainment, having 24 sash windows, and 4 banquetting houses on top.