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The Dissenters address to His Majesty

The Dissenters address to His Majesty

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Published by Printed for J.D. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 842:7
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 sheet (2 p.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15022866M

They apprehended the Lord had forbidden them to pull off their hats to anyone, high or low, and required them to speak to the people, without distinction, the the language of thou and thee. In James, the second and last Duke of Ormonde, was appointed Lord-Lieutenant, and on his arrival the House of Commons waited on him in a body, with a Bill, "for preventing the further growth of Popery", praying, says Burnet, with more than ordinary vehemence to intercede so effectually for them that it might be returned under the Great Seal of England. That they differ from the generality of Protestants in some of the capital points of religion cannot be denied, and yet, as Protestant dissenters they are included under the description of the toleration act. It is unnecessary for my purpose to enter into any further details. Paul's, and afterwards to the charge of the bishop of Winchester; but was ultimately sent to the Tower, where he remained a prisoner for four years. This was a clever way of evading an unjust law, and was undoubtedly common in other parts of the province besides Halifax.

Andrews, he repaired to France in the autumn ofreaching Paris from Dieppe after a roundabout and stormy voyage. Their refusal to pay tithes, which they esteemed a Jewish ceremony, abrogated by the coming of Christ. But Mr. It was even announced that the children of all Protestants, whether Nonconformists or not, who were not married in the parish church would be regarded as illegitimate, and some Bishops even went further and prosecuted many persons of repute who married according to the Presbyterian rites. Blind of her sight, and buried in her dross?

Therefore she resolved to go by the safest rule, rather against than for her private interest. Our object will be - the maintenance of peace - the scrupulous and honourable fulfilment, without reference to their original policy, of all existing engagements with Foreign Powers - the support of public credit - the enforcement of strict economy - the just and impartial consideration of what is due to all interests - agricultural, manufacturing, and commercial. In private he was an agreeable companion, remarkable for his cheerfulness and kindliness of disposition. Then, as to the spirit of the Reform Bill, and the willingness to adopt and enforce it as a rule of government: if, by adopting the spirit of the Reform Bill, it be meant that we are to live in a perpetual vortex of agitation; that public men can only support themselves in public estimation by adopting every popular impression of the day, - by promising the instant redress of anything which anybody may call an abuse - by abandoning altogether that great aid of government - more powerful than either law or reason - the respect for ancient rights, and the deference to prescriptive authority; if this be the spirit of the Reform Bill, I will not undertake to adopt it.


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The Dissenters address to His Majesty book

Every government then in existence assumed to itself the right to legislate in matters of religion; and to restrain heresy by penal statutes.

Even this present petition will illustrate this Tenet; in it we pray your Honorable House to intercede with his Majesty, though you have none of his authority; so we solicit the saints to interpose with Christ, though they have nothing of his Divinity; as then we can pray for the intercession of your Honorable House without an insult to your Sovereign, so we pray for the intercession of the Saints without an offence to our God.

Forasmuch as His Majesty upon the settlement of the Province, was pleased, in His pious concern for the advancement of God's glory, and the more decent celebration of the divine ordinances amongst us, to erect a Church for religious worship, according to the usuage of the Church of England; in humble imitation of his Royal example, and for the more effectual attainment of his Majesty's pious intentions, that we might in the exercise of religious duties, be seeking for the divine favour and protection, be it therefor enacted by his Excellency the Governor, Council and Assembly, That the sacred rites and ceremonies of divine worship, according to the liturgy of the Church established by the laws of England, shall be deemed the fixed form of worship amongst us, and the place wherein such liturgy shall be used, shall be respected and known by the name of the Church of England as by law established.

Chambers speaks thus of Sabbath-keepers in the sixteenth century:— "In the rein of Elizabeth, it occurred to many conscientious and independent thinkers as it had previously done to some protestants in Bohemia that the fourth commandment required of them the observance, not of the first, but of the specified seventh day of the week, and a strict bodily rest, as a service then due to God ; while others, though convinced that the day had been altered by divine authority, took up the same opinion as to the scriptural obligation to refrain from work.

The chief charge against Melville is that his fervour often led him to forget the reverence due to an "anointed monarch. Return to Book Index Page This comment system requires you to be logged in through either a Disqus account or an account you already have with Google, Twitter, Facebook or Yahoo.

RO, PO3, f. Scott's Fasti, under parish of Govan. Their testimony against wars and fighting, the practice of which they judged inconsistent with the command of Christ: "Love your enemies," Matt. Being dissatisfied with the pretended conviction of Brabourne, he wrote a book in defense of Sabbatarian views, entitled 'The doctrine of the fourth commandment.

For an account of the above people, see Sewell's, or Gough's history of them. These coming to Boston, in the beginning of September, were sent for by the court of Assistants, and there sentenced to banishment, on pain of death.

Bampfield's first imprisonment, severe persecution arose against the Sabbath-keepers in London. But the dissenters insisted that Eston should stand himself.

It may be necessary here to observe, that as the Friends, commonly called Quakers, will not take an oath in a court of justice, so their affirmation is permitted in all civil affairs; but they cannot prosecute a criminal, because, in the English courts of justice, all evidence must be upon oath.

Romano an ritu, dum regalem instruit aram, Turpuream pingit religiosa lupam? In the Dissenters petitioned the house to have these restrictions abolished. M'Crie, whose Life of Andrew Melville was published inin 2 volumes, has given the names of all his works, printed and left in manuscript, and there is none of any great extent among them.

His Majesties Declaration Defended

For myself, I gave the best proof that I was not unfriendly to the principle of inquiry, by consenting to be a member of that Committee of the House of Commons on which it was originally devolved. Early life[ edit ] He was the son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ward of Tanshelfnear Pontefract and was born there on 7 December ; he received the name of Patience from his father, who was disappointed at not having a daughter.

The King, in a crisis of great difficulty, required my services. In the event you don't have an account with any of these companies then you can create an account with Disqus.

The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. He was, however, sentenced to be hanged, drawn, and quartered. And, on the twentieth of October, these three were brought into court, where John Endicot and others were assembled.

Munimenta Almae Universitatis Glasguensis. He then proceeded to Dublin, where he met Lords Fingall, Dillon, and Trimblestown, who assured him of their "fidelity"; "but Lords Limerick and Fingall", he says, "gave me to understand that, it would be useless to talk to them on the subject, since the descent upon Scotland had failed".

A portion of their correspondence is printed by Mr. White to write against Brabourne, and Dr.

CHAPTER XVIII

To what cause shall we assign this painful fact? In order to prepare necessaries, and furnish topicks for this attempt, there was a paper printed upon the opening of last session, and now republished, entitled, "The Nature and Consequences of the Sacramental Test considered, with Reasons humbly offered for the Repeal thereof.

Their zeal transported them to some extravagancies, which laid them still more open to the lash of their enemies, who exercised various severities opn them throughout the next reign.Daniel And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.

And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power: and he shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practise, and shall destroy the mighty and the holy people.

And through his policy also he. An address to the Protestants of Great Britain and Ireland In the last sessions of Parliament, the House of Commons came to a resolution that “the House would early in the next session take into its most serious consideration the laws affecting his Majesty’s Roman Catholic subjects in Great Britain and Ireland, with a viewAuthor: Jeffrey W.

Barbeau. Shewing that the dissenters are no way concern’d in it. By the author of the preface to Mr. Howe. London, Legion’s new paper: being a second memorial to the gentlemen of a late House of Commons. With Legion’s humble address to His Majesty.

London, []. Nov 21,  · It is established from Prophet (Peace and Blessings be upon him) that he instructed his ummah that when they greet the inhabitants of the graves, they should greet them with the greeting of "ADDRESSING THEM (DIRECTLY)" thus the one greeting says ‘peace be on to you, abode of the group of believers’ “AND SUCH AN ADDRESS IS [ONLY] FOR ONE WHO HEARS AND THINKS (وهذا خطاب لمن.

Dec 20,  · The Great Dissenter and His Half-Brother John Harlan championed racial justice on a hostile Supreme Court. Robert Harlan, a freed slave, achieved renown despite the court’s decisionsAuthor: Gilbert King.

Page - His royal highness the Prince Regent is hereby pleased further to declare, in the name and on the behalf of his majesty, that nothing in this present order contained, shall be understood to preclude his royal highness the Prince Regent, if circumstances shall so require, from restoring, after reasonable notice, the orders of the 7th.