The Glory of Her Sacred Majesty Queen Anne; In the Royal Navy, and Her Absolute Sovereignty as Empress of the Sea, Asserted and Vindicated. Also a Tre

The Glory of Her Sacred Majesty Queen Anne; In the Royal Navy, and Her Absolute Sovereignty as Empress of the Sea, Asserted and Vindicated. Also a Tre

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1703 edition. Excerpt: ...that run away from their Colours, or Fleet, before Peace is proclaimed, and coneluded; all Persons from that Prince, from whom they fled, have a Right indulged to them to execute publick Revenge. SECT. XXI. By the Laws of Nations, (p) Spies may bt sent to View and Survey the Enemies Force, Fleet, or Station, and make Discovery of whatsoever may give an advantage to the Persons sending, as is before mentioned, but being deprehended they are put to Death; and therefore, if any Person shall come from, or be found in the Nature as Spies, to bring any seducing Letters, as Messages, from any Enemy, or Rebel, or shall Attempt, or Endeavour, to Cor-rupt; any Captain, Officer, Mariner, or other of the Navy, or Fleet, to betray his, or their Trust, or yield up any Ship, or Ammunition, or turn to the Enemy, or Rebel, he shall be punished with Death.. SECT. XXIL Soldiers, and Mariners owe all Respects, and Duty, to their Superior Officers, and therefore when they are in Anger, they ought to avoid them j but above all not to Quarrel with, or give them any provoking Language: And therefore, by the Law of Arms, a Soldier who hath resisted his Captam, willing to Chastise him, if he hath laid hold on his Rod he is Cashiered, if he purposely brake it, the Laws ot EvgUmd, if any Person shall presume to Quarrel or laid violent Hands on his Ca he dies (?); and by with with his Superiour Officer, he Ih all suffer severe Punishment, and if he strikes him, (hall suffer Death, or otherwise, as a CourtAttU. 21. Marshal mall admit the Matter to deserve. S ECT. XXIII. And, though Mariners, and Soldiers, mayhave just Cause of Complaint, as that their Provisions, or Victuals are not good, yet they must not Muttny, or Rebel, whereby to distract, or confound the whole Crew, but..show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236553713