The history of the public revenue of the British empire, Volume 1

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Page 209 - ... hoped that her dutiful and loving subjects would not take away her prerogative, which is the chief flower in her garden and the principal and head pearl in her crown and diadem, but that they would rather leave these matters to her disposal.
Page 388 - Eighth, and not cleared until within these two years, and all that while running upon Interest, a course able to eat up not only private men and their Patrimonies, but also Princes, and their Estates...
Page i - The History of the Public Revenue of the British Empire, containing an Account of the Public Income and Expenditure from the Remotest Periods recorded in History to Michaelmas, 1802; with an Account of the Revenue of Scotland and Ireland, &c.
Page 31 - WAIFS, bona moviola, are goods stolen, and waived or thrown away by the thief in his flight, for fear of being apprehended. These are given to the king by the law, as a punishment upon the owner, for not himself pursuing the felon, and taking away his goods from him"i. And therefore if the party robbed do his diligence immediately to follow and apprehend the thief, (which is...
Page 339 - ... dead lift, when neither her receipts could yield her relief at the pinch, nor the urgency of her affairs endure the delays of...
Page 339 - They do therefore humbly pray your most excellent majesty, that no man hereafter be compelled to make or yield any gift, loan, benevolence, tax, or such like charge, without common consent by act of parliament...
Page 482 - All the monies to arife, from time to time, " as well of the excefs, or furplus of an aft made
Page 387 - Years, at leaft, before the * Death of King Henry. VIII, and not cleared * until within thefe two Years ; and all that while * running upon Intereft; a Courfeable to eat up ' not only private Men and their Patrimonies, but...
Page 54 - The Romish Horseleech: or, An impartial Account of the intolerable Charge of Popery to this Nation...
Page 266 - ... maintained inviolate in this country. And the friends of public liberty ought ever to bear in memory the admirable vote of the Houfe of Commons, on the...

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