A History of England from the Earliest Times to the Revolution in 1688: Abridged, Incorporating the Corrections and Researches of Recent Historians, and Continued Down to the Year 1858

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Harper & brothers, 1873 - 789 páginas
 

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Página 570 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.
Página 570 - The said Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, assembled at Westminster, do Resolve, that William and Mary Prince and Princess of Orange be, and be declared, King and Queen of England...
Página 571 - I AB do swear, That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical, that damnable doctrine and position, That princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope, or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed or murdered by their subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Página 570 - That the pretended power of suspending of laws, or the execution of laws, by regal authority, without consent of parliament, is illegal.
Página 570 - That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament.
Página 498 - I, AB, do declare, That I do believe that there is not any transubstantiation in the sacrament of the Lord's supper, or in the elements of bread and wine, at or after the consecration thereof by any person whatsoever.
Página 569 - AN ACT DECLARING THE RIGHTS AND LIBERTIES OF THE SUBJECT, AND SETTLING THE SUCCESSION OF THE CROWN.
Página 498 - I, AB, do declare that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king, and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person or against those that are commissioned by him...
Página 421 - All which they most humbly pray of your most excellent majesty as their rights and liberties, according to the laws and statutes of this realm : — and that your majesty would also vouchsafe to declare that the awards, doings, and proceedings, to the prejudice of your people in any of the...
Página 569 - By causing several good subjects, being Protestants, to be disarmed, at the same time when papists were both armed and employed, contrary to law. 1. By violating the freedom of election of members to serve in Parliament 8. By prosecutions in the Court of King's Bench for matters and causes cognizable only in Parliament ; and by divers other arbitrary and illegal courses.

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