A genuine and complete collection of all the protests made in the House of lords ... from ... 1641, Band 2

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Seite 323 - That in case the crown and imperial dignity of this realm shall hereafter come to any person not being a native of this kingdom of England this nation be not obliged to engage in any war for the defence of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the crown of England without the consent of Parliament.
Seite 268 - Conftitution of this Kingdom, and, in our Opinion, may bring on a total Alteration of- the Frame of our Government from a legal and limited Monarchy to a defpotick ; and we are induced to be of this Judgment, as well from the Nature of Armies and the Inconfiftency of...
Seite 403 - Praftices for the future, and even in that Cafe, the Lords Petitioners, by bringing this Affair before the Houfe, would have done a real Service to the Peerage of Scotland, to this high Court of Judicature, and to the whole united Kingdom.
Seite 376 - Neceffity of two long and expenfive Wars, and were granted only for Terms of Years, that fo the Principal and Intereft of the Loans made on them might be paid off, in a certain limited Time. Thus the Nation confented to pay in fome manner a double Tax, in order to avoid the long and uncertain Continuance of fuch grievous and dangerous Impofitions ; and according to the firft Defign many of them would have been very near the Expiration of their Term at this Hour. The Wifdom of Parliament, indeed,...
Seite 378 - Houfe, thai; altho' by the Cafh which came into their Hands, and by the Sale of Four Millions of Stock to the Bank, and by the Loans of Stock and otherwife, they were lufficiently enabled to pay off the Debt of Five Millions Four Hundred...
Seite 278 - ... fhewed his warrant, which the petitioner demanded five or fix times to no purpofe; he then ordered the two warders attending him to come to the petitioner and do their duty, and one of them laid hands upon him, and began to ufe violence ; and though the petitioner knocked and called often for his fervants, colonel Williamfon faid they mould not, 'nor were they permitted to come near...
Seite 376 - Hopes of feeing fpeedily an End of both has been their fole Confolation ; but nothing can maintain this Hope ; except a due Application of the entire Sinking Fund to the Difcharge of thofe Debts, for the Difcharge of which thefe Taxes were intended and given : if fome Part of this Fund therefore continue to be mortgaged off, and other Parts to be applied to the current Service, even in the midft of profound Peace, this Hope muft fink, and Defpair arife in its ftead.
Seite 375 - Injuftice could be done to the Creditors of the Publick : In the other Method, and by diverting fuch large Portions of the Sinking -Fund, if it fhould be granted that...
Seite 277 - Petitioner refufed to be fearched till he fliew'd it; he then faid he had a verbal Order, but refufed to fay from whom ; the Petitioner told him, if it were verbal only, it did not appear to him, and he would not be fearched...
Seite 426 - Motion being made, that an humble Addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give Directions, that there be laid...

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