The Parliamentary Or Constitutional History of England;: From the Earliest Times, to the Restoration of King Charles II. Collected from the Records, ...

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J. and R. Tonson, and A. Millar, in the Strand; and W. Sandby, in Fleet-Street., 1763
 

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Page 487 - Gentlemen, the king is a suitor to you, makes it his suit very heartily, that you will join with him in restoring the whole nation to its primitive temper and integrity, to its old good manners, its old good humour, and its old good nature...
Page 133 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Page 128 - 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 396 - ... 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 396 - ... 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 397 - ... 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.
Page 260 - Our bells, and our bonfires, have already begun the proclamation of his majesty's goodness and of our joys. We have "told the people, that our king, the glory of England, is coming home again; and they have resounded it back again, in our ears, that they are ready, and their hearts are open, to receive him. Both parliament, and people, have cried aloud to the King of kings, in their prayers, ' Long live king Charles the Second...
Page 139 - Settlement of thefe Nations upon Commonwealth Foundations: In purfuit whereof I (hall think nothing too dear; and, for my own Particular, I {hall throw myfelf down at your Feet, to be any thing or nothing in order to thefe great Ends. * As to the Way of future Settlement, far be it from me to...
Page 254 - Where the Word of a King is, there is power;" and where the Word of our King is, as it is now received, there is truth; and Power and Truth are the best supports of government : he...
Page 340 - Pope may be deposed or murdered by their subjects or any other whatsoever : and I do believe and in my conscience am resolved that neither the Pope nor any person whatsoever hath power to absolve me of this oath or any part thereof, which I acknowledge by good and full authority to be lawfully ministered unto me, and do renounce all pardons and dispensations to the contrary...

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