The History and Proceedings of the House of Lords, from the Restoration in 1660, to the Present Time ... With an Account of the Promotions of the Several Peers, and the State of the Peerage in Every Reign: Connected with the Transactions of the Commons, and History of the Times, And Illustrated with Historical Notes and Observations. Together with the Debates in the Parliament of Scotland Relating to the Union. To Each Volume are Added Proper Indexes ...

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Página 24 - That an humble addrefs be prefented to His Majefty, " that he will be gracioufly pleafed to give directions that " there be laid before this Houfe, copies of information re«.
Página 180 - Seffion of Parliament, we apprehend a Committee was the only proper Way left to unravel fuch dark and intricate Affairs, which require a very nice Infpection into many voluminous Books ; it appearing to us, by what we have feen and heard at our Bar, that the Accounts of...
Página 252 - It was moved to refolve, That an humble Addrefs be prefented to his Majefty, to exprefs the. dutiful and grateful Senfe which this Houfe conceives of his Royal Care and Attention for the Honour and Security of his Kingdoms; to declare their unalterable Fidelity to his...
Página 220 - Alliances amongft that Body of Nobility, many of the Peers may be put under great Difficulties), their Alliances drawing them one Way, and their Opinion and Inclination another Way: It is alfo...
Página 63 - Scotland ; a potent Prince and Nation always fupporting him, and ready at any Time to arm in his Caufe : As to the fecond Period of Time, the Pretender was in the Neighbourhood of France, that the French King who had maintained him and his Family...
Página 12 - Claim to it, efpecially fmce, as far as we have heard, our Plenipotentiaries have not been able to prevail upon him to fhew any Inclination to...
Página 411 - Praftices for the future, and even in that Cafe, the Lords Petitioners, by bringing this Affair before the Houfe, would have done a real Service to the Peerage of Scotland, to this high Court of Judicature, and to the whole united Kingdom.
Página 181 - Houfe, that altho' by the Cafh which came into their Hands, and by the Sale of Four Millions of Stock to the Bank, and by the Loans of Stock and otherwife, they were fufficiently enabled to...
Página 486 - Degree fufficient to induce the Houfe to leave out this Claufe ; fince in the Cafe of a Riot, the Civil Magiftrate is already armed with a rigorous Penal Law, known by the Name of the Riot-Act ; and in the Cafe of a Rebellion or Jnvafion, it is well known that this and all other Laws would be filent ; But, on...

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