The history of the reign of Queen Anne: digested into annals, Volume 7

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Printed for A. Roper, 1709
 

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Page 152 - An Act for the further limitation of the crown, and better securing the rights and liberties of the subject...
Page 256 - Lords and Commons that her majesty was anxious that they should prepare such Bills as should be thought conducive to the confirming and improving this Union, and particularly to make the laws of both parts of Great Britain agree as near as might be, for the common interest of Ijoth nations, and more especially those laws which related to criminal cases and proceedings.
Page 97 - Gregg says he found it, and transcribed it, and any other clerk of the office might have done it as well as he. All the books in the office lie in a press ; the key is always in the door, and not only the clerks but the chamber-keepers may have access.
Page 269 - Act for preventing the growth of popery And also declaring that none shall be capable to elect or be elected to represent a shire or burgh in the Parliament of Great Britain for this part of the United Kingdom except such as are now capable by the laws of this kingdom to elect or be elected as commissioners for shires or burghs to the Parliament of Scotland...
Page 271 - Speaker is enabled to issue his Warrant to the Clerk of the Crown to make out new Writs for the Election of Members of the House of Commons in certain Cases during the Recess of Parliament, after giving Fourteen Days...
Page 311 - Harwich, to their horses, and trom thence to proceed to Scotland, which, one would think, were a very round-about way. And as to our troops from hence, which were to assist them; the several regiments of horse-dragoons and foot had not their orders to hold themselves in a readiness to march till the eleventh of March. The next day, orders were given for them to augment, and on the fourteenth, they...
Page 133 - Persons respectively have so inhabited and resided, or shall so inhabit and reside, shall be deemed, adjudged and taken to be His Majesty's natural born Subjects of this Kingdom, to all Intents, Constructions and Purposes, as if they and every of them had been or were born within this Kingdom...
Page 335 - An Act for giving like remedy upon Promissory Notes as is now used upon Bills of Exchange, and for the better payment of Inland Bills of Exchange.
Page 309 - ... directions to put her forts, garisons, and magazines there, in a good posture of defence ; and says, That what shall be expended towards these ends, by their warrants, shall be repaid, for which she has already given orders. What those orders were, or to whom given, are not to be found among the papers; but it is very evident, that there was no order for one farthing of money, to answer either the orders of the council, or the Earl of Leven's necessary charges, out of any branch of the revenue,...
Page 173 - Give me strength, O my God, to expiate my offences, to overcome my temptations, to subdue my passions, and to acquire the •virtues proper for my state. Fill my heart with a tender affection for thy goodness, a hatred for my faults, a love for my neighbour, and a contempt of the world. Let me always remember to be submissive to my superiors, condescending to my inferiors, faithful to my friends, and charitable to my enemies.

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