A compleat collection of all the protests made in the House of lords from 1641 to ... 1747

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Page 275 - ... againft him, that a bill was found againft him on their evidence, and feveral times appointed him for a legal trial thereon, in the ordinary courfe, which he procured to be put off, by undertaking to difcover, till one of the evidences withdrew...
Page 315 - 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 129 - An aft for the further limitation of the crown, and better fecuring the rights and liberties of the fubjeft...
Page 161 - That no patent of honour granted to any peer of Great Britain, who was a. peer of Scotland at the time of the Union, can entitle such peer to sit and vote in Parliament, or to sit upon the trial of peers.
Page 53 - Romim principles, the clergymen have a title alone to meddle in matters of religion, yet with us they cannot, where the church is acknowledged and defined to...
Page 154 - ... are ; for the people's only guide is the law, and they can never be guided by what they can never be informed of: and we do humbly conceive, that this...
Page 370 - Millions of Stock to the Bank, and by the Loans of Stock and otherwife, they were fufficiently enabled to pay off the Debt of five Millions four Hundred thoufand Pounds then owing by the Company, as in Juftice and Prudence they ought to...
Page 271 - Petitioner refufed to be fearched till he fliew'd it; he then faid he had a verbal Order, but refufed to fay from whom ; the Petitioner told him, if it were verbal only, it did not appear to him, and he would not be fearched...
Page 162 - ... kingdom of Great Britain shall from and after the union have full freedom and intercourse of trade and navigation to and from any port or place within the said united kingdom and the dominions and plantations thereunto belonging, and that there be a communication of all other rights, privileges and advantages which do or may belong to the subjects of either kingdom, except where it is otherwise expressly agreed in these articles.
Page 53 - Opinions too, fhould be mixed in it, the better to find Expedients for that End, rather than Clergymen alone of our Church, who are generally obferved to have very much the fame Way of reafoning and thinking.

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