The glorious life, and heroick actions of ... William iii. of England ... king, &c


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Page 99 - That levying money for or to the use of the crown, by pretence of prerogative, without grant of parliament, for longer time, or in other manner, than the same is or shall be granted, is illegal.
Page 98 - January, in this year one thousand six hundred eighty and eight, in order to such an establishment, as that their religion, laws, and liberties might not again be in danger of being subverted ; upon which letters, elections have been accordingly made.
Page 97 - And excessive bail hath been required of persons committed in criminal cases, to elude the benefit of the laws made for the liberty of the subjects.
Page 113 - Right, it is declared, that Prelacy, and the superiority of any office in the church above presbyters, is and hath been a great and insupportable grievance and trouble to this nation, and contrary to the inclinations of the generality of the people ever since the Reformation, they having reformed from Popery by presbyters, and therefore ought to be abolished...
Page 102 - 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 102 - Ann ofDw mark, and the Heirs of Her Body , and for default of fuch Iflue, to the Heirs of the Body of the faid Prince of Orange.
Page 65 - London, at whatever distance he thinks fit, that we may be at a place of the same distance; and that the respective armies do remove from London thirty miles, and that no more foreign forces be brought into the kingdom.
Page 65 - That if his majesty shall think fit to be at London during the sitting of the parliament, that we may be there...
Page 48 - Though we have brought both a good fleet, and a good army, to render these kingdoms happy, by rescuing all Protestants from Popery, slavery, and arbitrary power ; by restoring them to their rights and properties established by law, and by promoting of peace and trade, which is the soul of government, and the very life-blood of a nation ; yet we rely more on the goodness of God and the justice of our cause, than on any human force and power whatever. Yet...
Page 167 - France, and disposes of it as of his own dominions ; and by that means he has surrounded his neighbours in such a manner, that, though the name of peace may be said to continue, yet they are put to the expense and inconveniences of war.

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