The Life and Times of William the Third, King of England, and Stadtholder of Holland, Volume 1

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1835 - Great Britain
 

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Page 384 - That the pretended power of suspending of laws, or the execution of laws by regal authority, without consent of Parliament, is illegal.
Page 384 - And whereas the said late king James the Second having abdicated the government and the throne being thereby vacant, His Highness the prince of Orange (whom it hath pleased Almighty God to make the glorious instrument of delivering this kingdom from popery and arbitrary power) did (by the advice of the lords spiritual and temporal and divers principal persons of the commons...
Page 387 - Crown and royal dignity of the said kingdoms and dominions 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 385 - That the freedom of speech, and debates or proceedings in Parliament, ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of Parliament. 10. That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.
Page 349 - 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and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits, and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental Laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the Kingdom, has abdicated the Government, and that the Throne is thereby become vacant.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 386 - That all grants and promises of fines and forfeitures of particular persons before conviction, are illegal and void. 13. And that for redress of all grievances, and for the amending, strengthening, and preserving of the laws, parliament ought to be held frequently.
Page 386 - That William and Mary Prince and Princess of Orange be and be declared King and Queen of England France and Ireland and the Dominions thereunto belonging...
Page 190 - I shall make it my endeavour to preserve this Government both in Church and State as it is now by law established.
Page 388 - 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.
Page 387 - I, AB, do swear, that I do from my heart abhor, detest and abjure as impious and heretical, this damnable doctrine and position, that princes excommunicated or deprived by the pope or any authority of the see of Rome, may be deposed, or murdered by their subjects or any other whatsoever.

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