The Student's Hume: A History of England from the Earliest Times to the Revolution in 1688

Harper & Brothers, 1859 - 789 páginas

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Página 149 - So help me God, I will keep all these articles inviolate, as I am a man, as I am a christian, as I am a knight, and as I am a king crowned and anointed*.
Página 420 - England, it is declared and enacted, That no freeman may be taken or imprisoned, or be disseised of his freehold or liberties, or his free customs, or be outlawed or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, but by the lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
Página 218 - No less than thirty thousand persons are said to have daily lived at his board in the different manors and castles which he possessed in England...
Página 416 - May it please your majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this place, but as the House is pleased to direct me...
Página 271 - Kyngston, had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Página 297 - ... no contradiction with regard to it ; and they were ready to burn in the same flames from which they themselves had so narrowly escaped, every one that had the assurance to differ from them. A commission, by act of council, was granted to the primate and some others, to examine and search after all Anabaptists, heretics, or contemners of the Book of Common Prayer...
Página 421 - Majesty, that no man hereafter be compelled to make or yield any gift, loan, benevolence, tax, or such like charge, without common consent by act of parliament...
Página 359 - For the Queen! For the Queen! A plot is laid for my life!
Página 421 - By pretext whereof some of Your Majesty's subjects have been by some of the said commissioners put to death, when and where, if, by the laws and statutes of the land, they had deserved death, by the same laws and statutes also they might, and by no other ought, to have been judged and executed.
Página 245 - John, earl of Lincoln, son of John de la Pole, duke of Suffolk, and of Elizabeth, King Edward the fourth's eldest sister.

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