The Lives of the Chief Justices of England: From the Norman Conquest Till Death of Lord Tenterden, Volume 2

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Page 342 - That there were such creatures as witches, he made no doubt at all ; for, first, the Scriptures had affirmed so much. Secondly, the wisdom of all nations had provided laws against such persons, which is an argument of their confidence of such a crime.
Page 149 - You have sat too long here for any good you have been doing. Depart, I say, and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!
Page 19 - The King willeth that right be done according to the laws and customs of the realm; and that the statutes be put in due execution, that his subjects may have no cause to complain of any wrong or oppressions, contrary to their just rights and liberties, to the preservation whereof he holds himself as well obliged as of his prerogative.
Page 48 - House should stand upon granting of a subsidy or the time of payment, when all we have is Her Majesty's, and she may lawfully at her pleasure take it from us : Yea, she hath as much right to all our lands and goods as to any revenue of her crown.
Page 292 - All persons to be hereafter appointed to fill the places of the Lord Chief Justice of England, the Master of the Rolls, the Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, and the Lord Chief Baron...
Page 164 - I will trouble you no more, but tell you I do expect as soon as they come to the House, you will send them to me: otherwise I must take my own Course to find them.
Page 164 - For I must tell you, gentlemen, that so long as these persons that I have accused, for no slight crime, but for treason, are here, I cannot expect that this House will be in the right way that I do heartily wish it. Therefore I am come to tell you that I must have them wheresoever I find them.
Page 69 - That he shall for ever be incapable of any office, place, or employment in the state or commonwealth. " 4. That he shall never sit in parliament, nor come within the verge of the court.
Page 286 - Parliament by the time limited in the former qualifications, and shall take and subscribe the engagement, to be true and faithful to the Commonwealth of England...
Page 249 - England, to all our subjects, of what degree or quality soever, who, within forty days after the publishing hereof, shall lay hold upon this our grace and favour, and shall, by any public act, declare their doing so...

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