Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" I, AB, do declare and believe 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 commissioned by... "
An Historical and Critical Account of the Lives and Writings of James I. and ... - Page 239
by William Harris - 1814
Full view - About this book

Subjects and Sovereigns: The Grand Controversy Over Legal Sovereignty in ...

Corinne Comstock Weston, Janelle Renfrow Greenberg - History - 2003 - 440 pages
...clergy in the corporation act (1661) and the act of uniformity (1662). They were to swear that it was not 'lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king'. Seller wrote of the declaration as aimed at the doctrines of the early civil war, including the principle...
Limited preview - About this book

The Stuart Constitution, 1603-1688: Documents and Commentary

J. P. Kenyon - History - 1986 - 478 pages
...said respective commissioners or any three of them, take the Oaths of Allegiance and Supremacy and this oath following: I, AB, do declare and believe...to take arms against the king, and that I do abhor the traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person or against those that are...
Limited preview - About this book

Revolution Principles: The Politics of Party 1689-1720

J. P. Kenyon - History - 1990 - 248 pages
...church. In 1661 parliament imposed on all clergy and office-holders the famous non-resistance oath - 'that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king* - and in the Act establishing the day of the late king's death, 30 January, as a fast in perpetuity, it committed...
Limited preview - About this book

Samuel Johnson: Literature, Religion and English Cultural Politics from the ...

J. C. D. Clark, Jonathan Charles Douglas Clark - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 270 pages
...price of Scots support. The Act of Uniformity of 1662 indeed imposed a counter-oath: /AB Do Declare, That it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever...take Arms against the King, and that I do abhor that Trayterous Position, of taking Arms by His Authority against His Person, or against those that are...
Limited preview - About this book

Military Law and Precedents

William Winthrop - Law - 2000 - 584 pages
...and Articles of War, as are or shall be Established by His Majesty; and l do likewise Swear, That l believe, That it is not lawful upon any Pretence whatsoever, to take Arms against the King; and that l do Abhor that Traitorous Position of taking Arms by His Authority against His Person, or against...
Limited preview - About this book

English Society, 1660-1832: Religion, Ideology and Politics During the ...

Jonathan Charles Douglas Clark, J. C. D. Clark - History - 2000 - 580 pages
...Prayer; publicly to declare their 'unfeigned assent and consent' to its contents, subscribe declarations 'that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take Arms against the King' and renouncing the Solemn League and Covenant; and speedily to obtain episcopal ordination, if they lacked...
Limited preview - About this book

History & Antiquities of the Dissenting Churches - Vol. 3, Volume 3

Walter Wilson - Religion - 2001 - 596 pages
...freedoms with him. The Doctor, indeed, was in his judgment utterly against taking the Oxford oath, viz. " That it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king— and, that we will not, at any time, endeavour any alteration of the government in church or state." And when...
Limited preview - About this book

Hobbes, Locke, and Confusion's Masterpiece: An Examination of Seventeenth ...

Ross Harrison, Professor of Philosphy and Fellow of King's College Cambridge Ross Harrison - History - 2003 - 281 pages
...taken by anyone, as Locke was at that time, teaching in an Oxford college). Apart from the declaration that 'it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the king', the swearer was also obliged to 'declare that I do hold there lies no obligation upon me or any other...
Limited preview - About this book

Documents of the English Reformation 1526-1701

Gerald Lewis Bray - History - 2004 - 675 pages
...or acknowledgement following, scilicet: 552 Documents of the English Reformation 1, AB, do declare that it is not lawful upon any pretence whatsoever to take arms against the King, and that 1 do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against...
Limited preview - About this book

Liturgy and Literature in the Making of Protestant England

Timothy Rosendale - Literary Criticism - 2007
...officials, university teachers, and tutors to subscribe to a set declaration that "I, AB, do declare that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever,...take arms against the king; and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person." In effect, the Act sought...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF