The Present State of Europe, Volume 12

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H. Rhodes., 1701 - Europe
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Page 194 - That, in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person, not being a native of this kingdom of England, this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the crown * / of England, without the consent of parliament...
Page 194 - That from and after the time that the further limitation by this Act shall take effect all matters and things relating to the well governing of this kingdom which are properly cognizable in the Privy Council by the laws and customs of this realm shall be transacted there, and all resolutions taken thereupon shall be signed by such of the Privy Council as shall advise and consent to the same.
Page 195 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 390 - I will only add this, if you do in good earnest desire to see England hold the balance of Europe, and to be indeed at the head of the Protestant interest, it will appear by your right improving the present opportunity."* His speech elicited applause.
Page 195 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, judges commissions be made quamdiu se bene gesserint, and their salaries ascertained and established; but upon the address of both houses of parliament it may be lawful to remove them. That no pardon under the great seal of England be pleadable to an impeachment by the commons in parliament.
Page 194 - Englim parents) fhall be capable to be of the privy-council^ or a member of either houfe of parliament, or to enjoy any office or place of truft, either civil or military, or to have any grant of lands, tenements, or hereditaments from the crown to himfelf, or to any others in truft for him.
Page 389 - ... felves, but will exert the ancient vigour of the Englifh " nation ; but I tell you plainly, my opinion is, if you do " not lay hold on this occafion, you have no reafon to hope...
Page 389 - I am speaking on this head, I think it proper to put you in mind, that during the late war I ordered the accounts to be laid yearly before...
Page 194 - An aft for the further limitation of the crown, and better fecuring the rights and liberties of the fubjeft...
Page 389 - Bills for taking the public Accounts that my Subjects might have Satisfaction how the Money given for the War was applied and I am willing that Matter may be put in any farther Way of Examina...

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