The chronological historian; or A record of public events illustrative of the history of Great Britain and its dependencies, Volume 1

Front Cover

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 369 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 383 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 540 - ... an act for the relief of debtors, with respect to the imprisonment of their persons.
Page 332 - Lords spiritual and temporal, and Commons assembled at Westminster, do resolve, that William and Mary Prince and Princess of Orange be, and be declared, King and Queen of England...
Page 348 - An Act for granting to their Majesties several duties upon tonnage of ships and vessels, and upon beer, ale, and other liquors, for securing certain recompenses and advantages in the said Act mentioned, to such persons as shall voluntarily advance the sum of fifteen hundred thousand pounds towards carrying on the war with France.
Page 379 - further Security of His Majesty's Person and Govern"ment and the Succession of the Crown in the Heirs of "the late Princess Sophia being Protestants and for ex"tinguishing the Hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales "and his open and secret Abettors...
Page 432 - An Act to explain and amend so much of an Act made in the Twelfth Year of the Reign of Queen Anne, intituled ' An Act for reducing the Laws ' relating to Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars, and Vagrants 'into One Act of Parliament, and for the more effectual 'punishing such Rogues, Vagabonds, Sturdy Beggars, and ' Vagrants, and sending them whither they ought to be sent,' as relates to common Players of Interludes; and another Act passed in the twenty-eighth.
Page 464 - An Act for the further preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other Felonies, and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons and unlawful Exporters of Wool, and for declaring the Law upon some Points relating to Pirates...
Page 359 - Fenwick, they proceeded to enact several laws for regulating the domestic economy of the nation ; among others they passed an act for the more effectual relief of creditors in cases of escape, and for preventing abuses in prisons and pretended privileged places.
Page 561 - ... hospital for the maintenance and education of exposed and deserted young children...

Bibliographic information