A Complete Collection of the Lords' Protests: From the First Upon Record, in the Reign of Henry the Third, to the Present Time; with a Copious Index; to which is Added, An Historical Essay on the Legislative Power of England, Wherein the Origin of Both Houses of Parliament, Their Antient Constitution, and the Changes that Have Happened in the Persons that Composes Them, with the Occasion Thereof, are Related in Chronological Order; and Many Things Concerning the English Government, the Antiquity of the Laws of England, and the Feudal Law, are Occasionally Illustrated and Explained; in Two Volumes, Volume 2
1767 - Constitutional history
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Page 30 - 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 defense of any dominions or territories which do not belong to the Crown of England without the consent of Parliament.
Page 272 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 272 - Britain ; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons of Great Britain, in Parliament assembled, had, hath, and of right ought to have, full Power and Authority to make Laws and Statutes of sufficient Force and Validity to bind the Colonies and People of America, Subjects of the Crown of Great Britain, in all cases whatsoever.
Page 271 - An Act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, etc...
Page 127 - Hardfhip upon thofe who might afterwards be named by the Evidence : On the contrary, we are perfuaded, that fuch Perfons would have an Advantage which could not happen in any other Courfe of Proceeding, the whole Matter of the...
Page 279 - Notions are ill founded ; as Men will always look more to Deeds than Words, •• and may therefore incline to believe that the Infurrections in our Colonies, excited by thofe.
Page 186 - 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...
Page 252 - ... may not be denied, but ought to be granted to every man that is committed, or detained in prison, or otherwise restrained, though it be by the command of the king, the privy council, or any other.
Page 163 - He then moved, that an humble addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give directions that there be laid before this Houfe an account of the amount of his Majefty's quit- rents in the feveral provinces of NorthAmerica.
Page 236 - An act for taking away and abolishing the heretable jurisdictions in that part of Great Britain called Scotland ; and for making satisfaction to the proprietors thereof; and for restoring such jurisdictions to the crown; and for making more effectual provision for the administration of justice throughout that part of the united kingdom, by the King's courts and judges there...