The Present State of Europe:: Exhibiting a View of the Natural and Civil History of the Several Countries and Kingdoms ... To which is Prefixed, an Introductory Discourse on the Principles of Polity and Government, Volume 3

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J. Nourse, 1770 - Europe

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Page 159 - To the most Serene Prince, CHARLES GUSTAVUS, King of the SWEDES, GOTHS, and VANDALS, Great Prince of FINLAND, Duke of EsTHONIA, CARELIA, BREME, VERDEN, STETTIN...
Page 153 - Britain he is not obliged to defer to the majority of his privy council, but can follow his own opinion. In Sweden he muft conform to the majority of votes in the council of ftate.
Page 152 - Britain he can, at his pleafure, call, prorogue, and diflblve the parliament. In Sweden, the king muft call a diet at the time appointed, and the ftates continue fitting, or put an end to their fcfllon, as they think fit.
Page 41 - The prefent title is king of Denmark and Norway, of the Vandals and Goths, duke of Slefwick, Holftein, Stormarn, and Ditmarfh, count of Oldenburg and Del-
Page 80 - VI. the fucceeding prince, in 1732, gave it a forty years charter for an exclufive trade, from the Cape of Good Hope as far, as China, and this is the prefent Royal Danifh Afiatic Company.
Page 152 - In Great Britain, the parliament impofes taxes and imports. In Sweden the ftates have likewife fuch a right.

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