A History of England for Schools: From Earliest Times to Death of Queen Victoria

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Scott, Foresman, 1903 - Great Britain - 622 pages
 

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Page 351 - That it was our duty, if ever the Lord brought us back again in peace, to call Charles Stuart, that man of blood, to an account for that blood he had shed, and mischief he had done to his utmost, against the Lord's Cause and People in these poor Nations.
Page 485 - I am in doubt, whether the imposition is greater on the sovereign, or on the nation. Every friend of his country must lament that a prince of so many great and amiable qualities, whom England truly...
Page 74 - They greatly oppressed the wretched people by making them work at these castles, and when the castles were finished they filled them with devils and evil men. Then they took those whom they suspected to have any goods, by night and by day, seizing both men and women, and they put them in prison for their gold and silver, and tortured them with pains unspeakable, for never were any martyrs tormented as these were.
Page 374 - that according to the ancient and fundamental laws of this Kingdom, the government is, and ought to be, by King, Lords, and Commons.
Page 269 - Be of good comfort, for we shall this day light such a candle in England as, I trust, by God's grace, shall never be put out.
Page 273 - Provided always, and be it enacted, that such ornaments of the Church and of the ministers thereof shall be retained and be in use as was in the Church of England, by authority of Parliament, in the second year of the reign of King Edward VI...
Page 246 - England, and to repress and extirpate all errors, heresies, and other enormities and abuses heretofore used in the same, be it enacted, by authority of this present Parliament, that the King our Sovereign Lord, his heirs, and successors, Kings of this realm, shall be taken, accepted, and reputed, the only supreme head on earth of the Church of England, called Anglicana Ecclesia...
Page 290 - And though you have had and may have many Princes more mighty and wise sitting in this seat, yet you never had or shall have any that will be more careful and loving.
Page 342 - England according to the example of the best reformed churches ' ; in other words, according to the Presbyterian system. Vane, however, who was eager for religious liberty, insisted on slipping in the words, ' and according to the Word of God...
Page 378 - Act, expressly directed against those poor ministers who, in the time of the Plague, had manfully come back to comfort the unhappy people. This infamous law, by forbidding them to teach in any school, or to come within five miles of any city, town, or village, doomed them to starvation and death. The fleet had been at sea, and healthy. The King of France was now in alliance with the Dutch, though his navy was chiefly employed in looking on while the English and Dutch fought. The Dutch gained one...

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