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" 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
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John Locke and the Theory of Sovereignty: Mixed Monarchy and the Right of ...

Julian H. Franklin - History - 1981 - 148 pages
...the subscriber was required to declare, among other things, 'that it is not lawful, upon any pretense whatsoever, to take arms against the king, and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his [the king's] authority against his person, or against those...
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Players' Scepters: Fictions of Authority in the Restoration

Susan Staves - Literary Criticism - 1979 - 361 pages
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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...
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The English Hero, 1660-1800

Sayre N. Greenfield - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 230 pages
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Maryland Historical Magazine, Volumes 79-80

Maryland - 1984
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Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1471-1714

Roger Lockyer - Great Britain - 1985 - 482 pages
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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...
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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...
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