John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the reign of Edward i by J.F. Smith; and from that period by W. Howitt, Volume 4

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Page 147 - That in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this kingdom of England this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the crown of England without the consent of Parliament.
Page 147 - 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, or to enjoy any office or place of trust, either civil or military, or to have any grant of lands, tenements, or hereditaments, from the crown, to...
Page 147 - That from and after the time that the further limitation by this Act shall take effect all matters and things relating to the well governing of this Kingdom which are properly cognizable in the Privy Council by the laws and customs of this Realm shall be transacted there, and all resolutions taken thereupon shall be signed by such...
Page 364 - Chatham, who when only twenty-four years of age was placed as first lord of the treasury and chancellor of the exchequer.
Page 147 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, judges commissions be made quamdiu se bene gesserint, and their salaries ascertained and established; but upon the address of both houses of parliament it may be lawful to remove them. That no pardon under the great seal of England be pleadable to an impeachment by the commons in parliament.
Page 326 - We are as full in the house of commons as at any time. We are gaping and staring to see who is to rule us. The whigs think they shall engross all. We think we shall have our share.
Page 147 - 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 333 - Chesterfield, who, you know, is related to him, lay at his house during his stay in this town ; and, to say truth, nobody can be more insignificant. He keeps an assembly where all the best company go twice in the week ; lives here in great magnificence ; is quite inoffensive ; and seems to have forgotten every part of his past life, and to be of no party ."f Thus then, of the three Peers impeached of high treason, the Earl of Oxford remained alone.

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