The State Letters of Henry Earl of Clarendon: Lord Lieutenant of Ireland During the Reign of K. James the Second; and His Lordship's Diary for the Years 1687, 1688, 1689 and 1690. From the Originals in the Possession of Richard Powney, Esq. with an Appendix from Archbishop Sancroft's Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Volume 2

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Page 419 - LET us search and try our ways, and turn again to the Lord. Let us lift up our hearts with our hands unto God in the heavens.
Page 434 - That the great averseness they find in themselves to the distributing and publishing in all their churches your Majesty's late declaration for liberty of conscience proceedeth neither from any want of duty and obedience to your Majesty, our holy mother, the Church of England, being both in her principles and constant practice unquestionably loyal...
Page 425 - Grace, certain Knowledge and meer Motion, have Given and Granted, and by these Presents...
Page 417 - I do require and entreat you as your father and your king, that you never suffer your heart to receive the least check against or disaffection from the true religion established in the Church of England. I tell you I have tried it, and, after much search and many disputes, have concluded it to be the best in the world...
Page 221 - He told me the Dutch were now coming to invade England in good earnest. I presumed to ask if he really believed it, to which the king replied with warmth, ' Do I see you, my lord ? and now,' said he, ' I shall see what the Church of England men will do.
Page 441 - I would not have you refufe it. St. A faid, whatfoever favour your majefty vouchfafes to offer to any perfon, you are pleafed to leave it to him, whether he will accept it, or no ; and you do not expect, he fhould accept it to his own prejudice.
Page 243 - that my son should be a rebel ! The Lord in his mercy look upon me, and enable me to support myself under this most grievous calamity.
Page 434 - But among many other considerations, from this especially, because that declaration is founded upon such a dispensing power as hath been often declared illegal in parliament, and particularly in the years 1662 and 1672, and in the beginning of your majesty's reign...
Page 441 - Weftminfter-hall without entering into any recognizance ; and that they hoped, they might be allowed to anfwer in . like nature. The lord chancellor faid, the lord Lovelace had affronted his majefty, and had behaved himfelf very rudely before them ; and therefore his majefty would have him proceeded againft the common way : but, for the...
Page 466 - if I should publish it, the people would not believe me." " Sir," replied the bishops, " the word of a king is sacred, and it ought to be believed on its own authority. It would be presumptuous in us to pretend to strengthen it ; and the people cannot but believe your majesty in this matter.

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