The Parliamentary Or Constitutional History of England: Being a Faithful Account of All the Most Remarkable Transactions in Parliament, from the Earliest Times. Collected from the Journals of Both Houses, the Records, Original Manuscripts, Scarce Speeches, and Tracts; All Compared Withthe Several Contemporary Writers, and Connected, Throughout, with the History of the Times. By Several Hands...

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Printed; and sold by T. Osborne; and W. Sandby, 1760 - Great Britain
 

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Page 250 - that according to the ancient and fundamental laws of this Kingdom, the government is, and ought to be, by King, Lords, and Commons.
Page 126 - I do declare and promise that I will be true and faithful to the commonwealth of England, as the same is now established, without a King or House of Lords...
Page 131 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Page 384 - ... and fundamental rights, we do by these presents declare, that we do grant a free and general pardon, which we are ready upon demand, to pass under our great seal of England, to all our subjects, of what degree or quality soever, who within forty days after the publishing hereof shall lay hold upon this our grace and favour...
Page 231 - ... to contribute thereunto; and that as we can never give over the hope in good time to obtain the...
Page 384 - ... and shall, by any public act, declare their doing so, and that they return to the loyalty and obedience of good subjects ; excepting only such persons as shall hereafter be excepted by Parliament, those only to be excepted.
Page 85 - Univerfities , you had largely declared, in your laft Declaration ; and I was confident 'you would adhere to it : But as for thofe Gentlemen fecluded in the Year 1648. I told them you had given Judgment in it ; and all People ought to...
Page 235 - If there be a crying sin for which the nation may be involved in the infamy that attends it, we cannot doubt but that you will be as solicitous to redeem it and vindicate the nation from that guilt and infamy as we can be.
Page 232 - ... all notes of discord, separation and difference of parties be utterly abolished among all our subjects, whom we invite and conjure to a perfect union among themselves, under our protection, for the re-settlement of our just rights and theirs in a free Parliament, by which, upon the word of a King, we will be advised.

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