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" 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people — and, by the advice of Jesuits and other " wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, " and having withdrawn... "
Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 16
1833
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The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740

University of Cambridge - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 334 pages
...wording, had raised the specter of "Jesuits and other wicked persons" advising James II "to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between king and people."36 It was on the basis of such calumnies, admittedly moderated somewhat in the final form of...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1

William Blackstone, Sir William Blackstone - Droit - 2002
...to this refolution ; " that king James the fecond, " having endeavoured to fubvert the conftitution of the kingdom, •' by breaking the original contract between king and people ; " and, by the advice of jefuits and other wicked perfons, having " violated the fundamental laws...
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Hume: Political Essays

David Hume - History - 1994 - 346 pages
...their concurrence. It was contained in these words: "That king James II. having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people; and having, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, violated the fundamental laws, and withdrawn...
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Darwin And Hegel With The Other Philosop

David George Ritchie - Philosophy - 2003 - 300 pages
...Stuart kings, when the Convention Parliament of 1688 declared that James had "endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between king and people." III. Locke published his Treatise of Civil Government in defence of the principles of the revolution...
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The Politics of Liberty in England and Revolutionary America

Lee Ward - History - 2004 - 459 pages
...resolution of the House of Commons that tentatively accused James of having "endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the Original Contract between king and people" did not present these actions as grounds for his rightful deposition, but rather asserted the legal...
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Political Theory

RC Agarwal - Political Science - 2004 - 576 pages
...king. A resolution of the Convention of 1 689 asserted that James 1 1 "having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between king and people.... has abdicated the government and the throne is thereby vacant". (4) This ideology of John Locke influenced...
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William III the Stadholder-king: A Political Biography

Wouter Troost - History - 2005 - 361 pages
...majority with only one vote against, which stated 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 withdrawn...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 588 pages
...multitude of illegal overt acts, * " That King James the Second, haying endeavored to m&t"ert (tie 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 Jneiitg...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 588 pages
...multitude of illegal overt acts, * " That King James the Second, haying endeavored to m&t'ert (tie 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 Jneiitg...
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