The History of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to the Death of George the Second : (designed as a Continution of Mr. Hume's History)

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T. Cadell, and R. Baldwin, 1800

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Page 400 - That after the said limitation shall take effect as aforesaid no person born out of the kingdoms of England, Scotland or Ireland, or the dominions thereunto belonging (although he be naturalized or made a denizen, except such as are born of English parents), shall be capable to be of the Privy Council, or a member of either House of Parliament, or to enjoy any office or place of trust either civil or military...
Page 435 - They resolved to address his majesty, that he would insert an article in all his treaties of alliance, importing, that no peace should be made with France, until his majesty and the nation have reparation for the great indignity offered by the French king, in owning, and declaring the pretended prince of Wales king of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Page 30 - ... 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 forfeited the right of " the crown, and the throne was become vacant.
Page 367 - He concluded with these words ; " Since then our aims are only for the general good, let us act with confidence in one another; which will not fail, with God's blessing, to make me a happy king, and you a great and flourishing people.
Page 400 - English parents, shall be capable to be of the Privy Council or a member of either House of Parliament or to enjoy any office or place of trust either civil or military or to have any grant of lands, tenements, or hereditaments from the Crown to himself or to any other or others in trust for him.
Page 452 - Europe, and obstruct the freedom of navigation and commerce ; with having offered an unpardonable insult to the queen and her throne, by taking upon him to declare the pretended prince of Wales king of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Page 375 - ... this kingdom of England, dominion of Wales, or town of Berwick upon Tweed...
Page 148 - Thirty-eight persons suffered In this manner, the greater part of whom were surprised in their beds, and hurried into eternity before they had time to implore the Divine Mercy. The design was to butcher all the males under seventy that lived in the valley, the number of whom amounted to two hundred; but some of the detachments did not arrive soon enough to secure the passes, so that one hundred and sixty escaped.
Page 158 - Nottingham, by whose channel he received his orders ; and, that he adhered to the letter, rather than to the spirit of his instructions. But this is a malicious imputation ; and a very ungrateful return for his manifold services to the nation. He acted in this whole expedition with the genuine spirit of a British admiral. He...
Page 97 - English were close engaged with the rear of the French : but the red, which formed the centre, under the command of Torrington in person, did not fill the line till ten o'clock...

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