A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714, Volume 5

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At the University Press, 1857 - Great Britain

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Page 37 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 136 - I do swear that I will, to the utmost of my power, support, maintain, and defend the said United States, against the said King George...
Page 622 - III. of glorious memory, is now, by God's blessing, under the happy reign of her majesty, in a most safe and flourishing condition ; and that whoever goes about to suggest or insinuate that the church is in danger, under her majesty's administration, is an enemy to the queen, the church, and the kingdom.
Page 124 - That no person who has an office or place of profit under the King, or receives a pension from the Crown, shall be capable of serving as a Member of the House of Commons.
Page 25 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid, no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland or Ireland or the dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a denizen, except such as are born of English parents) shall be capable to be of the privy council, or a member of either house of parliament...
Page 149 - December the king went down to the House of Peers and gave the royal assent to the bill for settling Queen Charlotte's dowry.
Page 27 - That no person who shall hereafter come to the possession of this crown shall go out of the dominions of England, Scotland or Ireland without consent of Parliament.
Page 390 - Act for the making more effectual Her Majesty's gracious Intentions " for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy, by " enabling Her Majesty to grant, in Perpetuity, the Revenues of the " First Fruits and Tenths ; and also for enabling any other Persons to " make Grants for the same Purpose...
Page 43 - ... and support his majesty to the utmost of their power, against all his enemies both at home and abroad. The king in his answer, artfully overlooked the first part of the remonstrance. He thanked them for their repeated assurances; and told them he would employ none in his service but such as should be thought most likely to improve that mutual trust and confidence between him and his people, which was so necessary at that conjuncture, both for their own security and the preservation of their allies.
Page 19 - On the 14th of February the Commons unanimously resolved, that the house would stand by and support his majesty and his government, and would not fail to take such effectual measures as might best conduce to the interest and safety of England, the preservation of the Protestant religion, and the peace of Europe.

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