The Monitor, or The British freeholder, Volume 1

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Page 272 - 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, or to have any grant of lands, tenements or hereditaments from the crown to himself or...
Page 172 - 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.
Page 214 - The power and majesty of the people, an original contract, the authority and independency of parliament...
Page 310 - The Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council, Of the City of London...
Page 311 - when any new Device is moved on the King's Behalf, in ' Parliament, for his Aid, or the like, the Commons may ' anfwer, that they tender'd the King's Eftate, and are ready ' to aid the fame, only in this new Device they dare not * agree without Conference with their Countries ; whereby ' it appeareth, that fuch Conference is warrantable by the * Law and Cuftom of Parliament.
Page 471 - We have lately been told Of two admirals bold, Who engaged in a terrible fight; They met after noon, "Which I think was too soon, As they both ran away before niglit," So said one of the popular epigrams of the day; and it wa?
Page 352 - The Tories, by taking arms to defend their civil rights, and by joining to depofe that Prince by...
Page 173 - Proteftant line has a right to thefe dominions, is no lefs than high treafon, founded upon this very ftatute. What then will that fubject be guilty of, that attempts to invalidate that fecurity of the liberty and property, which the people enjoy under the inviolable prefervation of the other claufe in the fame act of fettlement ; by defending fuch meafures, as engage us in the defence of dominions and territories, which do not belong to the crown of England...
Page 19 - The aflent of each to the making of laws is eflentially neceflary ; but the manner of giving this aflent is different in. the people, from what it is in the king and in the lords. The people, by reafon of their number cannot be perfonally prefent at the making of laws ; their aflent can no otherwife be fignified than by their reprefentatives.
Page 310 - Forest be holden and kept in all points; and if any Statute be made to the contrary, that shall be holden for none."1 The meaning of these words seems clear.

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