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 67 - 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 36 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 135 - 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 445 - 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 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 31 - Are not many of us able to point to several persons, whom nothing has recommended to places of the highest trust, and often to rich benefices and dignities, but the open enmity which they have, almost from their cradles, professed to the Divinity of Christ...
Page 387 - 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 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.
Page 623 - 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.
Page 42 - ... and support his majesty to the utmost of their power, against all his enemies both at home and abroad. The king in his answer, artfully overlooked the first part of the remonstrance. He thanked them for their repeated assurances; and told them he would employ none in his service but such as should be thought most likely to improve that mutual trust and confidence between him and his people, which was so necessary at that conjuncture, both for their own security and the preservation of their allies.

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