A Complete Collection of the Lords' Protests: From the First Upon Record, in the Reign of Henry the Third, to the Present Time; with a Copious Index; to which is Added, An Historical Essay on the Legislative Power of England, Wherein the Origin of Both Houses of Parliament, Their Antient Constitution, and the Changes that Have Happened in the Persons that Composes Them, with the Occasion Thereof, are Related in Chronological Order; and Many Things Concerning the English Government, the Antiquity of the Laws of England, and the Feudal Law, are Occasionally Illustrated and Explained; in Two Volumes, Volum 1


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Pàgina 284 - Ireland, to be sold for the use of the public ; for giving relief to lawful creditors, by determining the claims, and for the more effectual bringing into the respective exchequers the rents and profits of the estates till sold.
Pàgina 211 - An act for the further security of his Majesty's person and the succession of the crown in the Protestant line, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and all other pretenders, and their open and secret abettors...
Pàgina 310 - The bill for punifhing mutiny and defertion, and for the better payment of the army and their quarters.
Pàgina 257 - But if the diflenters fliould not be provoked by this feverity to concur in the deftruction of their country, and the proteftant religion, yet we may juftly fear they may be driven, by this bill, from England, to the great prejudice of our manufactures : for as we gained them by the perfecutions abroad, fo we may lofe them by the like proceedings at home.
Pàgina 89 - Parliament, becaufe the Privilege of fitting and voting in Parliament is an Honour they have by Birth, and a Right fo inherent in them and infeparable from them, that nothing can take it away, but what, by the Law of the .Land, muft withal take away their Lives, and corrupt their Blood : Upon which Ground we do here enttr our Diffent from that Vote, and our Proteftation againft it.
Pàgina 224 - An Act for exempting their Majesties' Protestant subjects, dissenting from the Church of England, from the penalties of certain laws.
Pàgina 315 - An Act for granting the People called Quakers, such Forms of Affirmation or Declaration, as may remove the Difficulties which many of them lie under...
Pàgina 50 - It is this day ordered by the Lords spiritual and temporal in the High Court of Parliament assembled, that the divine service be performed as it is appointed by the Acts of Parliament of this realm ; and that all such as shall disturb that wholesome order, shall be severely punished...
Pàgina 123 - ... be mixed in it, the better to find expedients for that end, rather than clergymen alone of our church, who are generally obferved to have very much the fame way of reafoning and thinking.
Pàgina 266 - Members are chosen, they have a greater opportunity of inducing very many to comply with them, than they could have, if not only the...