Calendar of State Papers, Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles II: 1660-, Volume 27
H.M. Stationery Office, 1907
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Page 107 - I, AB, do declare, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king : and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him...
Page xxiv - our astronomical observer" at a salary of £100 per annum, his duty being "forthwith to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, so as to find out the so much desired longitude of places for the perfecting the art of navigation.
Page 7 - Royal is directed by his warrant of office "to apply himself with the most exact care and diligence to the rectifying of the tables of the motions of the heavens and the places of the fixed stars, in order to find out the so much desired longitude at sea for perfecting the art of navigation ;" and the present Astronomer Royal, Sir George B.
Page 173 - Whereas, in order to the finding out of the longitude of places for perfecting navigation and astronomy, we have resolved to build a small observatory within our park at Greenwich, upon the highest ground, at or near the place where the Castle stood...
Page 64 - On the other hand, if you will give me the revenue I desire, I shall be able to do those things for your religion and liberty, that I have had long in my thoughts, but cannot effect them without a little more money to carry me through. Therefore look to't, and take notice, that if you do not make me rich enough to undo you, it shall lie at your doors.
Page 366 - ... office, place or command, of or from his majesty, or out of any money, treasure or estate of or belonging to his majesty, or of, from, or by, any foreign embassador or minister, or of, or from, or by any appointment, or with the knowledge of his majesty, or any of them, otherwise than what I have now in writing faithfully discovered, and delivered to this house, which I have subscribed with my name; neither do I know of any such gift, grant, or promise so given or made since the said time to...
Page 112 - I, AB, do declare that it is not lawful, on any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king; and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him according to law, in time of rebellion and war, in acting in pursuance of such commission.
Page 517 - Book, and to the use of all the prayers, rites and ceremonies, forms and orders in the said Book prescribed, and contained...
Page 64 - But that I may gain your good opinion, the best way is to acquaint you what I have done to deserve it, out of my royal care for your religion and your property. For the first, my proclamation is a true picture of my mind.