History of the Society of Jesus in North America: Text ... from the 1st colonization till 1645

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Longmans, Green, 1908
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Page 446 - Holy Church, within this province, shall have all her rights and liberties, and that the inhabitants shall have all their rights and liberties according to the great charter of England.
Page 243 - English law as is applicable to their own situation and the condition of an infant colony ; such for instance as the general rules of inheritance and of protection from personal injuries. The artificial refinements and distinctions incident to the property of a great and commercial people, the laws of police and revenue (such especially as are enforced by penalties) the mode of maintenance for the established clergy, the jurisdiction of spiritual courts, and a multitude of other provisions, are neither...
Page 283 - The answer of Henry Cromwell is as follows : — ' Concerning the supply of young men, although we must use force in taking them up, yet it being so much for their own good, and likely to be of so great advantage to the public, it is not...
Page 608 - ... lest the gifts, intended to be employed upon purposes grounded upon charity, might in change of times (contrary to the minds of the givers) be confiscated into the king's treasury. For religion being variable, according to the pleasure of succeeding princes, that which at one time is held for orthodox, may at another be accounted superstitious, and then such lands are confiscated, as appears by the Statute of Chantries, 1 Edw.
Page 39 - KILTY, JOHN. The Land-Holder's Assistant and Land-Office Guide, Being an Exposition of Original Titles, as Derived from the Proprietary Government, and More Recently from the State of Maryland (Baltimore, 1808).
Page 93 - Such excessive severities under the pretext of treason, but sustained by very little evidence of any other offence than the exercise of the Catholic ministry, excited indignation throughout a great part of Europe.
Page 574 - Their unsettled habitation in those immense regions cannot be accounted a true and legal possession; and the people of Europe, too closely pent up at home, finding land of which the savages stood in no particular need, and of which they made no actual and constant use, were lawfully entitled to take possession of it, and settle it with colonies.
Page 451 - I AB do truly and sincerely acknowledge, profess, testify and declare in my Conscience, before God and the World, That our Sovereign Lord King George is lawful and rightful King of this Realm, and all other his Majesty's Dominions and Countries thereunto belonging.
Page 86 - But this law, though still sacred in the courts of justice, was set aside by the privy council under the Tudor line. The rack seldom stood idle in the Tower for all the latter part of Elizabeth's reign...
Page 610 - ... and spiritual persons take the profits, that betwixt this and the feast of St. Michael next coming they shall cause them to be amortised by the licence of the king and of the lords, or else that they shall sell and aliene them to some other use, between this and the said feast, upon pain to be forfeited to the king and to the lords, according to the form of the said statute...

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