A history of England from the first invasion by the Romans (to the Revolution in 1688).


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Seite 275 - I must, in discharge of my conscience, use those other means which God hath put into my hands, to save that which the follies of other men may otherwise hazard to lose.
Seite 293 - If any merchant or person whatsoever shall voluntarily yield, or pay the said subsidies of Tonnage and Poundage, not being granted by Parliament, he shall likewise be reputed a betrayer of the liberties of England, and an enemy to the same '. 16.
Seite 282 - Yet one grievance, and the main one as I " conceive, hath not been touched, which is, our " religion ; religion made vendible by commission, and " men for pecuniary annual rates dispensed withal, " whereby papists may, without fear of law, practise " their idolatry, scoff at parliaments, law and all.
Seite 284 - Who rules the kingdom ? The king. Who rules the king ? The duke. Who rules the duke? The devil.
Seite 281 - The profession of both Houses in the time of hammering this Petition, was no ways to trench upon my Prerogative, saying they had neither intention or power to hurt it. Therefore it must needs be conceived that I have granted no new, but only confirmed the ancient liberties of my subjects...
Seite 278 - The King willeth that right be done according to the laws and customs of the realm ; and that the statutes be put in due execution, that his subjects may have no cause to complain of any wrong or oppressions, contrary to their just rights and liberties, to the preservation whereof he holds himself as well obliged as of his prerogative.
Seite 24 - And, therefore, here I must once more reiterate my former speech, Le Roy s'avisera.
Seite 204 - Your Majesty hath propounded a Toleration of Religion. I beseech you, Sir, take into consideration what the Act is; next what the consequence may be. By your Act you labour to set up that most damnable and heretical doctrine of the Church of Rome, whore of Babylon.
Seite 196 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges, and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England...
Seite 24 - If you aim at a Scottish presbytery, it agreeth as well with monarchy as God and the Devil. Then Jack and Tom and Will and Dick shall meet, and at their pleasures censure me and my Council and all our proceedings.

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