Oaths of Allegiance in Colonial New England

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The Society, 1922 - Oaths - 64 pages

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Page 8 - Virginia, doe by these presents solemnly & mutualy in ye presence of God, and one of another, covenant & combine our selves togeather into a civill body politick, for our better ordering & preservation & furtherance of ye ends aforesaid ; and by vertue hearof to enacte, constitute, and frame such just & equall lawes, ordinances, acts, constitutions, & offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meete & convenient for ye generall good of ye Colonie, unto which we promise all due submission...
Page 45 - Affaires to be guided and gouerned according to such Lawes, Rules, Orders and decrees as shall be made, ordered & decreed, as followeth: — 1.
Page 44 - Forasmuch as it hath pleased the Allmighty God by the wise disposition of his diuyne pruidence so to Order and dispose of things that we the Inhabitants and Residents of Windsor...
Page 8 - James, by ye grace of God, of Great Britaine, Franc, & Ireland King, defender of ye faith, and so forth, haveing undertaken, for ye glorie of God, and advancemente of ye Christian faith, and honour of our king and countrie, a voyage to plant ye first colonie in ye Northerne parts of Virginia...
Page 57 - And I do further swear, That I do from my Heart abhor, detest and abjure, as Impious and Heretical, this damnable Doctrine and Position, That Princes, which be Excommunicated or Deprived by the Pope, may be Deposed or Murthered by their Subjects, or any other whatsoever.
Page 13 - ... shall have and enjoy all liberties and immunities of free and natural subjects within any of the dominions of us, our heirs or successors, to all intents, constructions, and purposes whatsoever, as if they and every of them were born within the realm of England.
Page 5 - ... and I do further swear that I do from my heart abhor, detest and abjure, as impious and heretical, this damnable doctrine and position, that princes which be excommunicated or deprived by the...
Page 14 - Plantation, and the distinguishing and setting forth of the severall duties, Powers, and Lymytts of every such Office and Place, and the Formes of such Oathes warrantable by the Lawes and Statutes of this our Realme of England, as shalbe respectivelie...
Page 60 - Lord Charles, by the grace of God King of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, &c.
Page 34 - To the end the body of the commons may be preserved of honest and good men, it was ordered and agreed, that, for the time to come, no man shall be admitted to the freedom of this body politic, but such as are members of some of the churches within the limits of the same.

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