The History of Ireland: From the Treaty of Limerick to the Present Time : Being a Continuation of the History of the Abbé MacGeoghegan, Volume 1

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Cameron & Ferguson, 1869 - Ireland - 640 pages

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Offers some insight into the events leading up to the assasination of General Bellew

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Page 209 - I do hereby disclaim, disavow, and solemnly abjure any intention to subvert the present Church Establishment; as settled by law within this realm ; and I do solemnly swear, that I never will exercise any privilege to which I am or may become entitled, to disturb or weaken the Protestant religion, or Protestant Government, in the United Kingdom...
Page 127 - Majesty that it is not by temporary expedients but by a free trade alone that this nation is now to be saved from impending ruin.
Page 14 - ... as are consistent with the laws of Ireland ; or as they did enjoy in the reign of King Charles the Second -, and their Majesties, as soon as their affairs will permit them to summon a Parliament in this kingdom, will endeavour to procure the said Roman Catholics such further security in that particular, as may preserve them from any disturbance upon the account of their said religion.
Page 209 - I also declare, that it is not an article of the catholic faith; neither am I thereby required to believe or profess that the pope is infallible, or that I am bound to obey any order in its own nature immoral, though the pope or any ecclesiastical power should issue or direct such order, but on the contrary, I hold that it would be sinful in me to pay any respect or obedience thereto...
Page 163 - Ireland, except those of the growth, produce, or manufacture, of any of the countries beyond the Cape of Good Hope, to the Straits of Magellan...
Page 209 - I do swear that I will defend to the utmost of my power the settlement of property within this realm as established by the laws...
Page 52 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 37 - Parliament in England, in the first year of the reign of their late Majesties King William and Queen Mary, intituled An Act declaring the rights and liberties of the Subject and settling the Succession of the Crown...
Page 259 - ... and death — a death which no innocence can escape, no art elude, no force resist, no antidote prevent. There was an antidote — a juror's oath — but even that adamantine chain...

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