Letters from His Late Majesty to ...: Lord Henyon, on the Coronation Oath, with His Lordship's Answers: and Letters of ... W. Pitt ... with His Majesty's Answers ...

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Сторінка 8 - Will you solemnly promise and swear to govern the people of this kingdom of England, and the dominions thereto belonging, according to the statutes in parliament agreed on, and the laws and customs of the same?
Сторінка 23 - Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion established by law ; and will you preserve unto the bishops and clergy of this realm, and to the churches committed to their charge, all such rights and privileges as by law do or shall appertain unto them, or any of them ? ' King or queen :
Сторінка 31 - It is with inexpressible regret, after all he now knows of your Majesty's sentiments, that Mr. Pitt troubles your Majesty, thus at large, with the general grounds of his opinion, and finds himself obliged to add, that this opinion is unalterably fixed in his mind. It must, therefore, unalterably guide his political conduct...
Сторінка 28 - Cabinet — that the admission of the Catholics and Dissenters to offices, and of the Catholics to Parliament, (from which latter the Dissenters are now excluded) would, under certain conditions to be specified, be highly advisable, with a view to the tranquillity and improvement of Ireland, and to the general interest of the United Kingdom.
Сторінка 25 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Сторінка 36 - I cannot sacrifice my duty to any consideration. Though I do not pretend to have the power of changing Mr. Pitt's opinion, when thus unfortunately fixed, yet I shall hope his sense of duty will prevent his retiring from his present situation to the end of my life ; for I can with great truth assert that I shall, from public and private considerations, feel great regret if I shall ever find myself obliged at any time, from a sense of religious and political duty, to yield to his entreaties of retiring...
Сторінка 24 - An Act for the more effectual preserving the king's person and government by disabling of papists from sitting in either House of Parliament...
Сторінка 39 - ... any disquisition on it for the present, which was the main object of the letter I wrote to him on Sunday, we both understood our present line of conduct ; but as I unfortunately find Mr. Pitt does not draw the same conclusion, I must come to the unpleasant decision, as it will deprive Me of his political service, of acquainting him, that, rather than forego what I look on as my duty, I will, without unnecessary delay, attempt to make the most creditable arrangement, and such as Mr. Pitt will...
Сторінка 29 - Dissenters, as could give them any new means (if they were so disposed) of attacking the establishment : — .That the grounds on which the laws of exclusion now remaining were founded, have long been narrowed, and are since the Union removed : — That those principles, formerly held by the Catholics, which made them considered as politically dangerous, have been for a course of time gradually declining, and among the higher orders particularly :— That the obnoxious tenets are disclaimed in the...
Сторінка 31 - It must therefore ultimately guide his political conduct, if it should be your majesty's pleasure, that, after thus presuming to open himself fully to your majesty, he should remain in that responsible situation, in which your majesty has so long condescended graciously and favourably to accept his services. It will afford him, indeed, a great relief and satisfaction, if he may be allowed to hope that your majesty will deign maturely to weigh what he has now humbly submitted, and to call for any...

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