The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England: from the earliest times till the reign of King George IV

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Página 90 - It was moved 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and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, had abdicated the government, and that the throne had thereby become vacant.
Página 541 - For then, and not till then, he felt himself, And found the blessedness of being little: And, to add greater honours to his age Than man could give him, he died, fearing God.
Página 199 - Here thou, great ANNA ! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take — and sometimes tea.
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Página 241 - it is declared and ordered by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, that the...
Página 614 - An Act for better securing the Monies and Effects of the Suitors of the Court of Chancery ;"§ and the other, "An Act for the Relief of the High Court of Chancery. "|| " Happy had it been," says Oldmixon, »if the acts had farther relieved the suitors, in that Court, by regulating * SaundeTs's Orders, i.
Página 312 - Booth to his box, and gave him fifty guineas for defending the cause of liberty so well against a perpetual dictator.
Página 99 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel, and the protestant reformed religion established by law ? And will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them? — King or queen. All this I promise to do.
Página 94 - That the commission for erecting the late Court of Commissioners for Ecclesiastical Causes, and all other commissions and courts of like nature, are illegal and pernicious.
Página 475 - It was but this very morning that he had obtained her parents' consent, and it was but till the next week that they were to wait to be happy. Perhaps...

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