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" 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 commissionated by him; and that... "
An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of James I. and ... - Page 84
by William Harris - 1814
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An Essay Towards Attaining a True Idea of the Character and Reign of King ...

Micaiah Towgood - Great Britain - 1748 - 158 pages
...preached violently throughout the Nation : when all in Holy Orders were obliged to fubfcribe and declare, That^ it was not lawful upon ANY PRETENCE WHATSOEVER to take Arms againjI the King: And when the two Univerfities, the Fountains of Literature, had with the utmoft Solemnity...
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The life of Edward earl of Clarendon, written by himself, Volume 2

Edward Hyde (1st earl of Clarendon.) - 1761
...to the Covenant, They were in Truth more afflicted with the firft Part ; in which it was declared, " that it was not " lawful, upon any Pretence whatsoever, to take Arms " againft the King ; and that He doth abhor that " traiterous Pofition of taking Arms by his Autho"...
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The Nonconformist's Memorial: Being an Account of the Lives, Sufferings, and ...

Edmund Calamy - Dissenters, Religious - 1802
...preaching the gospel, was very great. The dreadful fire in London, which happened the next " abhor the traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his " person, or againsi those that arc commissionated by him, in pursuance of " such commission : and that I will not...
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The Nonconformist's Memorial: Being an Account of the Lives ..., Volume 1

Edmund Calamy - Act of Uniformity - 1802 - 434 pages
...putting upon them a certain oath*, which if they * The oatli was thit. " I, 4. B. do swear, that it is not lawful; upon "- any pretence whatsoever, to taKe arms against the king : and that I do « abhor they refused, they must not come (unless upon the road) •within five miles...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 70

1840
...corporate and port towns ' to take the sacrament of ' the Lord's Supper;' and to swear ' that it is not lawful, upon ' any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the King, or against ' those commissioned by him.' Amidst these Parliamentary thunders were opened the conferences...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1808
...and a particular Declaration against the Solemn League and Covenant, to take an Oath, declaring, ' That it was not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take Arms against the king; and that he did abhor that trniterous position of taking arms by his authority against his person,...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 4

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1808
...ur to be a Governor or Fellow in cither ot the Unirersities. He must first declare, ' That it ' is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, ' to take Arms against the king; and that lie ' duth abhor that trniterous position of taking ' Arms by his authority against his person,...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the ..., Volume 7

David Hume - Great Britain - 1810
...office, were by this bill Passive required to swear, that it was not lawful, upon any preobcchence. tence whatsoever, to take arms against the king; that they...his authority against his person, or against those who were commissioned by him j and that they will not at any time endeavour the alteration of the protestant...
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A dissent from the Church of England, fully justified: being the dissenting ...

Micaiah Towgood - 1811
...the clergy of England, are obliged to subscribe and declare tlif corporation-oath, viz. That it is not lawful, upon any " pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the " king." (A position most dangerous as well as false, absolutely subversive of our present happy constitution/...
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A Chronological Abridgment of the History of Great-Britain, from the First ...

Antoine-François marquis de Bertrand de Moleville, Antoine François Bertrand de Moleville - Great Britain - 1812
...test, by which all members of either house, and all who possessed any office, were required to swear that it was not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever...his authority against his person or against those who were commissioned by him ; and that they will not at any time endeavour to make any alteration...
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