The Book of the Ranks and Dignities of British Society: Lately Attributed in the Press and Elsewhere to Charles Lamb

C. Scribners sons, and printed at the University Press, Cambridge, England, by W. Lewis, 1924 - 135 páginas

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Página 19 - 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? — The king or queen shall say, I solemnly promise so to do.
Página 20 - Will you, to the utmost of your power, maintain the laws of God, the true profession of the Gospel, and the Protestant reformed religion as 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 — "All this I promise to do
Página 5 - I have published a little book for children on titles of honour: and to give them some idea of the difference of rank and gradual rising, I have made a little scale, supposing myself to receive the following various accessions of dignity from the king, who is the fountain of honour — As at first, I, Mr.
Página 17 - TITLE. supreme executive power of these kingdoms is vested by our laws in a single person, the king or queen ; for it matters not to which sex the crown descends : but the person entitled to it, whether male or female, is immediately invested with all the ensigns, rights, and prerogatives of sovereign power ; as is declared by statute 1 Mar.
Página 21 - The things which I have here before promised " I will perform and keep : so help me God : and then shall
Página 133 - Privy Councillors. Chancellor of the Exchequer. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Lord Chief Justice of the Queen's Bench.
Página 104 - As the keeper of the king's peace, both by common law and special commission, he is the first man in the county, and superior in rank to any nobleman therein, during his office (p).
Página 30 - Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland ; Defender of the Faith ; Sovereign Protector of the United States of the Ionian Islands ; Sovereign of the Orders of the Garter, the Thistle, St.
Página 27 - And, secondly, it means that the prerogative of the crown extends not to do any injury ; it is created for the benefit of the people, and therefore cannot be exerted to their prejudice".
Página 6 - I am stuffed out so with eating turkey for dinner, and another turkey for supper yesterday (Turkey in Europe and Turkey in Asia) that I can't jog on. It is New-year here.

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