A Short History of the Irish People: From the Earliest Times to 1920

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Longmans, Green and Company, 1922 - Ireland - 580 pages

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Page 350 - ... provided also, that no person whatsoever shall have or enjoy the benefit of this article, that shall neglect or refuse to take the oath of allegiance,* made by act of parliament in England, in the first year of the reign of their present majesties, when thereunto required.
Page 399 - Ireland are a free people, — that the crown of Ireland is an imperial crown, inseparably connected with the crown of Great Britain, on which connection the interests and happiness of both nations essentially depend, — but that the kingdom of Ireland is a distinct kingdom, with a Parliament of her own, the sole legislature thereof...
Page 399 - Ireland are a free people ; that the Crown of Ireland is an Imperial Crown, inseparably annexed to the Crown of Great Britain ; on which connection the interests and happiness of both nations essentially depend ; but that the kingdom of Ireland is a distinct kingdom, 'with a Parliament of her own, the sole legislature thereof...
Page 401 - That the said right claimed by the People of Ireland to be bound only by laws enacted by his Majesty and the Parliament of that Kingdom, in all cases whatever...
Page 542 - Covenant throughout this our time of threatened calamity to stand by one another in defending for ourselves and our children our cherished position of equal citizenship in the United Kingdom, and in using all means which may be found necessary to defeat the present conspiracy to set up a Home Rule Parliament in Ireland.
Page 511 - England; and that the continuance and preservation of the said united Church, as the established Church of England and Ireland, shall be deemed and taken to be an essential and fundamental part of the union...
Page 351 - Lastly, the lords justices and general do undertake that their majesties will ratify these articles within the space of eight months, or sooner, and use their utmost endeavours that the same shall be ratified and confirmed in parliament.
Page 358 - THE Roman Catholics of this kingdom shall enjoy such privileges in the exercise of their religion, as are consistent with the laws of Ireland : or as they did enjoy in the reign of king Charles...
Page 398 - ... a claim of any body of men, other than the king, lords, and commons of Ireland, to make laws to bind that kingdom, was unconstitutional, illegal, and a grievance.
Page 366 - Lewis and of Saint Leopold, of the White Eagle and of the Golden Fleece, who, if they had remained in the house of bondage, could not have been ensigns of marching regiments or freemen of petty corporations.

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