Maryland as a Proprietary Province

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Macmillan, 1901 - Maryland - 530 pages
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Page 515 - Charles, by the grace of God, of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. To all to whom these presents shall come, GREETING. II. Whereas our well beloved and right trusty subject Cecilius Calvert, Baron of Baltimore, in our kingdom of
Page 485 - unanimously, That the first adventurers and settlers of this province of Maryland brought with them and transmitted to their posterity, and all other his Majesty's subjects, since inhabiting in this province, all the liberties, privileges, franchises, and immunities, that at any time have been held, enjoyed, and possessed, by the people of Great Britain. II.
Page 146 - They anticipate the evil, and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovernment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze.
Page 497 - the rights of the people to be affected, we shall not fail boldly to assert, and steadily endeavor to maintain and support them, always remembering what we could wish never to be forgot, that by the Bill of Rights it is declared, ' That it is the right of the subject to petition the king, and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal.'
Page 528 - or ordained or provided, or any other thing, cause, or matter whatsoever, to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding. XXIII. In witness whereof We have caused these our letters to be made patent. Witness ourself at Westminster, the twentieth day of June, in the eighth year of our reign.
Page 516 - where New England is terminated : and all the tract of that land within the metes underwritten (that is to say) passing from the said bay, called Delaware bay, in a right line, by the degree aforesaid, unto the true meridian of the first fountain of the river Potomac, thence verging
Page 517 - license and faculty of erecting and founding churches, chapels, and places of worship, in convenient and suitable places, within the premises, and of causing the same to be dedicated and consecrated according to the ecclesiastical laws of our kingdom of England, 1
Page 435 - I will not by myself nor any person directly or indirectly trouble, molest, or discountenance any person whatsoever in the said Province professing to believe in Jesus Christ, and in particular any Roman Catholic for or in respect of his or her religion or in his or her free exercise thereof
Page 341 - turned primarily on the election of magistrates, or on the balance of the several orders of the state. The question of money was not with them so immediate. But in England it was otherwise. On
Page 442 - shall enjoy all and singular her Rights, Privileges, and Freedoms, as it is now, or shall be at any time hereafter, established by Law in the Kingdom of England : And that his Majesty's Subjects of this Province shall enjoy all their Rights and Liberties, according to the Laws and Statutes of the Kingdom of England, in all Matters

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