The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High-Chancellor of England; Methodized, and Made English from the Originals, with Occasional Notes, to Explain What Is Obscure and Show How Volume 2

The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, and Lord High-Chancellor of England; Methodized, and Made English from the Originals, with Occasional Notes, to Explain What Is Obscure and Show How Volume 2

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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. 1733 edition. Excerpt: ...Vassals, begin to shake off. Cafes of 22. If, therefore, any Person have maintained and extolled the usurped Treason. Authority of the Bishop of Rente, within the King's Dominions, by writing, preaching, or Deed advisedly, or directly and maliciously: or if any Person have withdrawn and reconciled any of the King's Subjects; or if any Subject hath refused, the second time, to take the Oath os Supremacy lawfully tendered; or if any Jesuit or Seminary come and abide in England; these are, by several Statutes, made Cafes of Treason: the Law accounting these things as Preparatives, and the secret Motions of Seditions and Revolts. And these are to be enquired of, both as to the Receivers, Maintainers, Concealers, &c. as well as the Principal. In some Cafes it is Mifprision of Treason and in some others, Felony; as namely, that of relieving Jesuits and Priests. The bringing in and dispersing of /fgnus Dei, Crosses, Pictures, or such Trash, is likewise Praemunire: and so is the Denial to take the Oath of Supremacy the first time. Military 23-And because in the Disposition of a State to Troubles and Perturba.Men. tions, military Men are the most dangerous; therefore, if any of the King's Subjects go over to serve in foreign Parts, and do not first endure the Touch, that is, take the Oath, or if they h.ve bore Office in any Army, and do not enter into Bond, with Sureties, as is prescribed; this is made Felony: and of such the Juries are to enquire. Prophecies. 24. Lastly, Because the Vulgar are sometimes led with vain and fond Prophecies; if any such shall be published, to the end to move Stirs, or Tumults, this is not Felony; but punished by a Year's Imprisonment and Loss of Goods: and of this also the Juries are to enquire. 25. The 25. The..show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236646170