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Page 358 - ... the governor and company of the Bank of England, or by the governor and company of merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America...
Page 3 - That king James the Second, having endeavoured to subvert the Constitution of the Kingdom, by breaking the original Contract between king and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits, and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental Laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the Kingdom, has abdicated the Government, and that the Throne is thereby become vacant.
Page 69 - France to subvert our religion, laws and liberty, we whose names are hereunto subscribed do heartily, sincerely and solemnly profess, testify and declare that his present Majesty King William is rightful and lawful king of these realms...
Page 5 - ... to be to the heirs of the body of the said princess; and for default of such issue to the princess Anne of Denmark and the heirs of her body; and for default of such issue to the heirs of the body of the said prince of Orange.
Page 288 - children, and I know not whether God Almighty " will vouchsafe to let me live to give them the " education I could wish they had. Therefore, " my Lords, I own I tremble when I think that a " certain divine, who is hardly suspected of being " a Christian, is in a fair way of being a bishop, and " may one day give licences to those who shall be " intrusted with the education of youth ! " * All parties looked with great interest to the conduct of the Lord Treasurer on this occasion.
Page 123 - 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 261 - Mat, hide the nakedness of thy country, and give the best turn thy fertile brain will furnish thee with to the blunders of thy countrymen, who are not much better politicians than the French are poets.'* Soon after, the duke of Shrewsbury went on a formal embassy to Paris.
Page 252 - ... that she thought fit to dismiss him from all his employments, that the matter might be impartially examined.
Page 136 - Anne, within three days after her accession, went down to the House of Lords, and there declared her resolution to support the measures planned by her predecessor, who had been " the great support, not only of these kingdoms, but of all Europe.