Select Statutes and Other Constitutional Documents Illustrative of the Reigns of Elizabeth and James I

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George Walter Prothero
Clarendon Press, 1894 - 464 páginas
 

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Página 238 - ... which only concern the confession of the true Christian faith and the doctrine of the sacraments...
Página 294 - ... grievances which daily happen within this realm are proper subjects and matter of counsel and debate in parliament ; and that in the handling and proceeding of those businesses every member of the house of parliament hath and of right ought to have freedom of speech, to propound, treat, reason, and bring to conclusion the same...
Página 12 - ... [by the authority of the canonical Scriptures or by the first four general councils or any of them, or by any other general council wherein the same was declared heresy by the express and plain words of the said canonical...
Página 294 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England; and that the arduous and urgent affairs concerning the King, state and defence of the realm, and of the Church of England, and the maintenance and making of laws, and redress of mischiefs and grievances which daily happen within this realm, are proper subjects and matters of counsel and debate in Parliament...
Página 267 - Making of any manner of new Manufactures within this Realm, to the true and first Inventor and Inventors of such Manufactures, which others at the Time of Making such Letters Patents and Grants shall not use, so as also they be not contrary to the Law, nor mischievous to the State, by raising Prices of Commodities at home, or Hurt of Trade, or generally inconvenient...
Página 259 - God and the world that our Sovereign Lord King George is lawful and rightful King of this realm and all other his Majesty's dominions and countries thereunto belonging.
Página 267 - Term of fourteen years or under hereafter to be made of the sole Working or Making of any manner of new Manufactures within this Realm to the true and first Inventor and Inventors of such Manufactures which others at the time of making such Letters Patents and grants shall not use, so as also they be not contrary to the Law nor mischievous to the State by raising prices of commodities at home, or hurt of Trade, or generally inconvenient...
Página 177 - Smith (?'), they be made good cheap in this kingdom ; for whosoever studieth the laws of the realm, who studieth in the universities, who professeth the liberal sciences, and, (to be short,) who can live idly, and without manual labour, and will bear the port, charge, and countenance of a gentleman, he shall be called master, and shall be taken for a gentleman.
Página 273 - The state of monarchy is the supremest thing upon earth, for kings are not only God's lieutenants upon earth and sit upon God's throne, but even by God himself they are called gods.
Página 371 - Sir, will you grant and keep, and by your oath confirm to the people of England, the laws and customs to them granted by the kings of England, your lawful and religious predecessors ; and namely, the laws, customs, and franchises' granted to the clergy by the glorious king St. Edward, your predecessor, according to the laws of God, the true profession of the gospel established in this kingdom, and agreeing to the prerogative of the kings thereof, and the ancient customs of this realm* ? King. I grant,...

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