History of the Revolution in England in 1688, Volume 2

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Pagina 305 - And whereas it hath been found by experience, that it is inconsistent with the safety and welfare of this Protestant kingdom, to be governed by a Popish prince...
Pagina 330 - Princess during their lives and the life of the survivor of them; and that the sole and full exercise of the regal power be only in and executed by the said Prince of Orange...
Pagina 329 - That the pretended power of dispensing with laws, or the execution of laws, by regal authority, as it hath been assumed and exercised of late, is illegal.
Pagina 311 - That King James II., having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom, by breaking the original contract between king and people ; and by the advice of Jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws and having withdrawn himself out of the kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby vacant.
Pagina 329 - That the freedom of speech and debates or proceedings in parliament ought not to be impeached or questioned in any court or place out of parliament.
Pagina 329 - And they do claim, demand, and insist upon all and singular the premises, as their undoubted rights and liberties; and that no declarations, judgments, doings or proceedings, to the prejudice of the people in any of the said premises, ought in any wise to be drawn hereafter into consequence or example.
Pagina 329 - That the raising or keeping a standing army within the kingdom in time of peace, unless it be with consent of parliament, is against law.
Pagina 329 - That it is the right of the subjects to petition the king ; and all commitments and prosecutions for such petitioning are illegal.
Pagina 325 - Orange should be declared King and Queen of England...

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