The history of ... Guernsey, from the remotest period of antiquity to the year 1814, compiled from the collections of H. Budd as well as from authentic documents

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Page 326 - And moreover, of our more gracious favour, certain knowledge, and mere motion, we have given, granted, and confirmed, and by these our letters patent, for ourselves, our heirs and successors (as far as in us lieth), we do give, grant, and confirm to the said
Page 192 - of them, and all others our loving subjects of those Islands, or being under the "jurisdiction of those Islands, to be aiding, attendant, helping, and assisting unto you " in the due execution of this our commission, as they, and every of them, tender our " pleasure, and will answer to the contrary at their uttermost peril.
Page 324 - ELIZABETH, by the grace of God, Queen of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. I.
Page 66 - who relates the story, says that he addressed the company in these words : " He who oppressed kingdoms by his arms has been my oppressor also, " and has kept me under a continual fear of death. Since I have outlived him who has " injured me, 1 mean not to acquit him now he is dead. The ground
Page 193 - in the languages and customs of those Isles, to attend you, whose service and " assistance we require you to use from time to time as occasion shall serve. In witness " -whereof we have caused these
Page 183 - lest their thoughts should be diverted from war to " agriculture, lest the strong should encroach upon the possessions of the weak, and " lest luxury and avarice should be encouraged by the erection of permanent houses, " and too curious an attention to convenience and the elegant superfluities of life.
Page 220 - the Conqueror could pretend to acquire thereby, was the " right to possess the crown of England, not to alter the nature of the government ; " and therefore, as the English laws still remained in force, he must necessarily take " the crown subject to those laws, and with all its inherent properties; the first
Page 193 - day of July, in the fifth year of our reign of " England, France, and Ireland ; and of Scotland the fortieth.
Page 79 - that the King should, in return, make a final cession of Normandy, and the other provinces which he could never entertain any hopes of recovering by force of arms. This cession was ratified by Henry, by his two sons and two daughters, and by
Page 323 - irritum et inane, si secus super his a quoquam, quavis auctoritate, scienter vel ignoranter, contigerit attemptari. Non obstantibus praemissis,

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