A Complete history of England: from the descent of Julius Caesar, to the Treaty of Aix la Chapelle, 1748. Containing the transactions of one thousand eight hundred and three years, Band 8
Printed for J. Rivington and J. Fletcher, at the Oxford-Theatre, 1759
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Seite 285 - I, AB, do swear. That I do from my heart abhor, detest, and abjure as impious and heretical that 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.
Seite 332 - James, with proposals of a negotiation ; and Lieutenant-General Hamilton agreed that the army should halt at the distance of four miles from the town. Notwithstanding this preliminary, James advanced at the head of his troops ; but met with such a warm reception from the besieged, that he was fain to retire to St. John's Town in some disorder. The inhabitants and soldiers in garrison at Londonderry were so incensed at the members of the council of war, who had resolved to abandon the place, that...
Seite 334 - Rosene, finding them deaf to all his proposals, threatened to wreak his vengeance on all the protestants of that country, and drive them under the walls of Londonderry, where they should be suffered to perish by famine. The bishop of Meath being informed of this design, complained to king James of the barbarous intention, entreating his majesty to prevent its being put in execution. That prince assured him that he had already ordered Rosene to desist from such proceedings.
Seite 425 - All persons were indulged with free leave to remove with their families and effects to any other country except England and Scotland. All officers and...
Seite 277 - 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and people, and, by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, had abdicated the government, and that the throne had thereby become vacant.
Seite 318 - ... invaded the fundamental constitution of this kingdom, and altered it from a legal and limited monarchy to an arbitrary, despotic power, and had governed the same to the subversion of the Protestant religion, and violation of the laws and liberties of the nation, inverting all the ends of government ; whereby he had forfaulted the right of the crown, and the throne was become vacant.
Seite 474 - his majesty should be advised to appoint such commissioners of the board of admiralty as were of known experience in maritime affairs. Although this was overruled, they voted an...
Seite 285 - I, AB, do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true allegiance to their Majesties King William and Queen Mary :
Seite 381 - Tyrconnel to submit to the new government. The Irish now abandoned the field with precipitation : but the French and Swiss troops, that acted as their auxiliaries, under Lauzun, retreated in good order, after having maintained the battle for some time with intrepidity and perseverance.