An Historical Essay Upon the Loyalty of Presbyterians in Great Britain and Ireland from the Reformation to This Present Year 1713; Wherein Their Steady Adherence to the Protestant Interest, Our Happy Civil Constitution, the Volume 1

An Historical Essay Upon the Loyalty of Presbyterians in Great Britain and Ireland from the Reformation to This Present Year 1713; Wherein Their Steady Adherence to the Protestant Interest, Our Happy Civil Constitution, the Volume 1

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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. 1713 edition. Excerpt: ...of LAW FUL GOVERNMENT by KINJ, LORDS and COMMONS, and have taken upon them to Proclaim all the Adherers to the present 4 Government in the Person of the Present King, to be Rebels and Traitors j all which their Usurping Practices they visibly pretend to Force upon us in this Kingdom, so soon as they can Transport hither to be Obeyed and Received ly us contrai y to our League 4 and Covenant; for this Cause we do faithfully oblige our selves U1 nanimoufly with our ESTATES and Lives to Resist and OPPOSE 4 ANY SVCH 1RREGVLAR COMMANDS, which shall proceed 4 from them, and that we shall Maintain the just Power of King and 4 Parliament against all the Opposers thereof. 4 And being confident that thele our present Intentions will not 4 want Bitter and False Aspersions ai d Calumnies of all sorts, and, 4 particularly that by this & we intend to shake of our due depen 4 dance on the Crown of England &c we do hereby declare, That we /ball really demean our selves as becomes Faithful and L'.yal Sub4 jefls to the Crown of England, aud shall at all times give due Obedi4 ence to the KING and FREE PARLIAMENT thereof. The Committee of the P'es'ytery prepai'd a Paper, EntitulVJ, A Vindication of the Late and Pnfent Proceedings of the Presbytery, especially of the hie Representation &c. emined by the Committee of the Presbytery at Bdjast, April totb 1649; the following part whereof is recommended to the Readers serious Consideration. i We have not been free from the Malice of the evil affected, whose chief chief Piinciple being to be Time-servers have Reproach'd us for cur Pa t-f-cy avowing (ledfaluefs, and p;(G ig the fame upon cur fl cks, aud havcfiltrud upon us sich uneven designs as were farthest pom our L'VNJ thoughts, that we intend nothing but a...show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236497864
  • 9781236497864