History of Great Britain: From the Revolution to the Accession of the House of Hanover, Volumen1

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G. G. and J. Robinson, 1798
 

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Página 125 - out of parliament. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. That jurors ought to be duly impannelled and returned, and jurors which pass upon men in trials for high treason ought to be freeholders. That all grants and promises of fines and forfeitures of
Página 518 - and returned ; and jurors which pass upon men in trials for high treason ought to be freeholders. That all grants and promises of fines, and forfeitures of particular persons before conviction, are illegal and void; and, That for redress of all grievances, and for the amending, strengthening, and preserving of the laws, parliaments ought to be
Página 125 - That it is the right of the subject to petition the king : and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal. That the raising and keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be by consent of parliament, is against law.
Página 125 - to or for the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time or in any other manner than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal. That it is the right of the subject to petition the king : and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal. That the raising
Página 517 - to or for the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time, or in any other manner than the same is, or shall be, granted, is illegal. That it is the right of the subject to petition the king, and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal. That the raising
Página 126 - And that for redress of all grievances, and for the amending, strengthening, and preserving of the laws, parliaments ought to be held frequently. And they do CLAIM, DEMAND, and INSIST UPON all and singular the premises as their undoubted rights and privileges
Página 517 - That it is the right of the subject to petition the king, and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal. That the raising and keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be by consent of
Página 108 - that king James II. having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original compact between king and people, and having, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, violated the fundamental laws, and withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Página 518 - frequently. AND they do claim, demand, and insist upon, all and singular the premises, as their undoubted rights and privileges, and that no declarations, judgments, doings, or proceedings, to the prejudice of the people, in any of the said premises, ought in any wise to be drawn hereafter
Página 517 - of laws, by regal authority, as it hath been assumed and exercised of late, is illegal. That the commission for erecting the late court of commissioners for ecclesiastical causes, and all other commissions and courts of the like nature, are

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