The History of the House of Orange; Or, A Brief Relation of the Glorious and Magnanimous Achievements of His Majesty's Renowned Predecessors: And Likewise of His Own Heroic Actions Till the Late Wonderful Revolution; Together with the History of William and Mary, King and Queen of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland &c., Being an Impartial Account of the Most Remarkable Passages and Transactions in These Kingdoms, from Their Majesty's Happy Accession to the Throne to this Time

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M. Stace, 1814 - 144 páginas
 

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Página 103 - ... the said Prince and Princess, during their lives, and the life of the survivor of them ; and that the sole and full exercise of the regal power be only in, and executed by the said Prince of Orange...
Página 101 - His Highness the prince of Orange (whom it hath pleased Almighty God to make the glorious instrument of delivering this kingdom from popery and arbitrary power) did (by the advice of the lords spiritual and temporal and divers principal persons of the commons) cause letters to be written to the lords spiritual and temporal, being Protestants...
Página 100 - That king James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the Constitution of the Kingdom, by breaking the original Contract between, king and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits, and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental Laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the Kingdom, has abdicated the Government, and that the Throne is thereby become vacant.
Página 102 - That levying money for or to the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, 'without grant of parliament, for longer time, or in other manner than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Página 123 - That all and singular the rights and liberties asserted and claimed in the said declaration, are the true, ancient, and indubitable rights and liberties of the people of this kingdom, and so shall be esteemed, allowed, adjudged, deemed, and taken to be, and that all and every the particulars aforesaid shall be firmly and strictly holden and observed, as they are expressed in the said declaration ; and all officers and ministers whatsoever shall serve their Majesties and their successors according...
Página 103 - Having therefore an entire confidence, That his said Highness the Prince of Orange will perfect the deliverance so far advanced by him. and will still preserve them from the violation of their rights, which they have here asserted, and from all other attempts upon their religion, rights, and liberties.
Página 102 - 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 100 - Whereas the late King James II., by the assistance of divers evil counsellors, judges, and ministers employed by him, did endeavour to subvert and extirpate the Protestant religion, and the laws and liberties of this kingdom:— 1.
Página 103 - To which demand of their rights they are particularly encouraged by the declaration of His Highness the Prince of Orange, as being the only means for obtaining a full redress and remedy therein. Having therefore an entire confidence that His said Highness the Prince of Orange...
Página 102 - That the pretended power of dispensing with laws, or the execution of laws, by regal authority, as it hath been assumed and exercised of late, is illegal.

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