A narrative of the proceedings of Lord Geo. Gordon, and the persons assembled under the denomination of the Protestant association: from their last meeting at Coach-makers hall, to the final commitment of His Lordship to the Tower. Giving a faithful detail of the riots than insued ... To which is added the petition presented to His Majesty, in behalf of the Roman Catholics, and an Abstract of the late act of Parliament passed in their favour

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Printed for J. Wallis, 1780 - Religion - 66 pages
 

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Page 64 - ... the Pope or any other authority or person whatsoever, or without any hope of any such dispensation from any person or authority whatsoever or without thinking that I am or can be acquitted before God or man or absolved of this declaration or any part thereof although the Pope or any other person or persons or power whatsoever should dispense with or annul the same, or declare that it was null and void from the beginning.
Page 63 - I do declare that I do not believe that the Pope of Rome or any other foreign prince, prelate, person, state, or potentate, hath or ought to have any temporal or civil jurisdiction, power, superiority, or pre-eminence, directly or indirectly, within this realm.
Page 64 - Rome are superstitious and idolatrous, and I do solemnly, in the presence of God, profess, testify, and declare, that I do make this declaration and every part thereof in the plain and ordinary sense of the words read unto me as they are commonly understood by English Protestants without any evasion, equivocation, or mental reservation whatsoever...
Page 2 - That, for his part, he would run all hazards with the people ; and if the people were too luke-warm to run all hazards with him, when their conscience and their country called them forth, they might get another President...
Page 59 - The delicacy of our situation is such, that we do not presume to point out the particular means by which we may be allowed to testify our zeal to your Majesty, and our wishes to serve our country...
Page 63 - Majesty's family, against any person or persons whatsoever, hereby utterly renouncing and abjuring any obedience or allegiance unto the person taking upon himself the stile and title of Prince of Wales, in the lifetime of his father, and who since his death is said to have assumed the stile and title of King of Great Britain and Ireland, by the name of Charles the Third...
Page 36 - Crown, and the safety of the lives and properties of our Subjects ; We have, therefore, issued the most direct and effectual orders to all our Officers, by an immediate exertion of their utmost force, to repress the same, of which all persons are to take notice.
Page 62 - I do fwear that I will bear faith and true allegiance to his Majefty King George, and him will defend to the utmoft of my power, againft all traiterous confpiracies and •attempts whatfoever which fhall be made againft his perfon, crown, or dignity.
Page 47 - Welbeck - ftreet, and, getting admittance, were introduced to his lordihip, whom they made immediately acquainted with the nature of their vifit : — Lord George only replied, — ' If you are fure it is me you want, I am ready to attend you...
Page 59 - Majefly of our unreferved affection to your government, government, of our unalterable attachment to the caufe and welfare of this our common country, and our utter deteftation of the defigns and views of any foreign power, againft the dignity of your Majefty's crown, and the fafety and tranquillity of your Majefty's fubje&s.

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