A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs: From September 1678 to April 1714, Volume 5

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At the University Press, 1857 - Great Britain

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Page 36 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 143 - I do swear that I will, to the utmost of my power, support, maintain, and defend the said United States, against the said King George...
Page 447 - That this Parliament will not proceed to the nomination of a successor till we have had a previous treaty with England, in relation to our commerce, and other concerns with that nation.
Page 123 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 24 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland or Ireland or the dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a denizen, except such as are born of English parents) shall be capable to be of the privy council, or a member of either house of parliament...
Page 389 - Act for the making more effectual Her Majesty's gracious Intentions " for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy, by " enabling Her Majesty to grant, in Perpetuity, the Revenues of the " First Fruits and Tenths ; and also for enabling any other Persons to " make Grants for the same Purpose...
Page 148 - December the king went down to the House of Peers and gave the royal assent to the bill for settling Queen Charlotte's dowry.
Page 621 - III. of glorious memory, is now, by God's blessing, under the happy reign of her majesty, in a most safe and flourishing condition ; and that whoever goes about to suggest or insinuate that the church is in danger, under her majesty's administration, is an enemy to the queen, the church, and the kingdom.
Page 625 - Hartford, said there was a noble lord, without whose advice the queen does nothing, who in the late reign was known to keep a constant correspondence with the court of St. Germans. Upon which he was ordered to withdraw, and after debating it some time, resolved, that the said words are highly dishonourable to her majesties person and government ; and LUTTRELL, VOL.
Page 26 - That no person who shall hereafter come to the possession of this crown shall go out of the dominions of England, Scotland or Ireland without consent of Parliament.

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