Memorials of the Stuart Dynasty: Including the Constitutional and Ecclesiastical History of England, from the Decease of Elizabeth to the Abdication of James II.

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Holdsworth and Ball, 1831 - 1047 sider

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Side 399 - Majesty, that no man hereafter be compelled to make or yield any gift, loan, benevolence, tax, or such like charge, without common consent by act of parliament...
Side 157 - I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament For God and man have concurred to punish the wickedness of this time. And think not slightly of this advertisement; but retire yourself into your country, where you may expect the event in safety. For though there be no appearance of any stir, yet, I say, they will receive a terrible blow this parliament, and yet they shall not see who hurts them.
Side 333 - It was drawn up by bishop Moreton, and dated from Greenwich, May 24, 1618, and it was to this effect :— " That for his good people's recreation, his majesty's pleasure was, that after the end of divine service, they should not be disturbed, letted, or discouraged, from any lawful recreations ; such as dancing, either of men or women, archery for men, leaping, vaulting, or any such harmless recreations ; nor having of may-games, whitson-ales, or morrice-dances, or setting up of may-poles, or other...
Side 28 - And I do declare, That no foreign prince, person, prelate, state, or potentate hath, or ought to have any jurisdiction, power, superiority, pre-eminence, or authority ecclesiastical or spiritual, within this realm : So help me God.
Side 220 - Mr. Bacon, if you have any tooth against me pluck it out ; for it will do you more hurt than all the teeth in your head will do you good.
Side 197 - I rather think it was in his face. Much was the hurry and confusion — cloths and napkins were at hand to make all clean. His Majesty then got up and would dance with the Queen of Sheba. But he fell down and humbled himself before her, and was carried to an inner chamber and laid on a bed of state...
Side 157 - My lord, out of the love I bear to some of your friends, I have a care of your preservation. Therefore I would advise you, as you tender your life, to devise some excuse to shift off your attendance at this parliament. For God and man hath concurred to punish the wickedness of this time.
Side 241 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England ; and that the arduous and urgent affairs concerning the King, State, and...
Side 432 - I keep Laud back from all place of rule and authority because I find he hath a restless spirit, and cannot see when matters are well, but loves to toss and change, and to bring things to a pitch of reformation floating in his own brain, which may endanger the steadfastness of that which is in a good pass, God be praised.
Side 122 - For matter of religion, it will appear, by examination of truth and right, that your Majesty should be misinformed, if any man should deliver that the kings of England have any absolute power in themselves, either to alter religion (which God defend should be in the power of any mortal man whatsoever) or to make any laws concerning the same, otherwise than as in temporal causes by consent of parliament.

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