A Complete Collection of the Lord's Protests: From the First Vpon Record in the Reign of Henry the Third, to the Present Time : with a Copiovs 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 Composed Them, with the Occasion Therof, 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, Volume 2

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Page 242 - 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 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 - America, towards further defraying the expences of defending, protecting, and securing the same; and for amending such parts of the several acts of parliament relating to the trade and revenues of the said colonies and plantations, as direct the manner of determining and recovering the penalties and forfeitures therein mentioned.
Page 252 - That the writ of habeas corpus 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, he praying the same.
Page 287 - An act for granting and applying certain stamp duties, and other duties, in the British colonies and plantations in America, towards further defraying the expences of defending, protecting, and securing the same; and for amending such parts of the several acts of parliament relating to the trade and revenues of the said colonies and plantations, as direct the manner of determining and recovering the penalties and forfeitures therein mentioned.
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 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...
Page 293 - Kingdom, or make the Bafis of Equality, and of that original Compact upon which every Society is founded : And as we believe that there is no Inftance of fuch a permanent Exemption of fo large a Body of the Subjects of any State, in any...
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 267 - Sanction to the Determinations of the other, who have not condefcended to confer with us upon this Point, till they had pre-judged it themfelves. This Method of relaxing the Rule of Privilege, Cafe by Cafe, is pregnant with this farther Inconvenience, that it renders the Rule precarious and uncertain.