A Declaration of the loyalty of the citizens of London to the King and Parliament

wherein their fidelity and true affection to the publicke good is clearly manifested by their voluntary contributions, personall actions, and strong fortifications for the safety of the King, Parliament and Kingdome
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Printed for T. Cooke , London
Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649, London (England) -- History -- So
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 245:E.104, no. 32
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15039029M

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A Declaration of the loyalty of the citizens of London to the King and Parliament: wherein their fidelity and true affection to the publicke good is clearly manifested by their voluntary contributions, personall actions, and strong fortifications for the safety of the King, Parliament and Kingdome.

A declaration of the loyalty of the citizens of London to the King and Parliament.: Wherein their fidelity and true affection to the publike good is clearly manifested, by their voluntary contributions, personall actions, and strong fortifications, for the safety of the King, Parliament and Kingdome.

Edward Vallance’s book, Loyalty, memory and public opinion in England,is a study on mass loyal addresses that emerged from the Cromwellian regime in to the end of the reign of George I in He accomplishes this feat by focusing on when mass loyal addresses were sent to Parliament and the monarchs as a reaction to certain.

This document was a petition by the citizens of London to King Charles the I, written in September of Due to the nature of the precise formatting and proper grammatical usage, it is plausible that it was written by members of Parliament on behalf of the citizens, or a.

It was agreed and ordered on the 3rd Maythat every Member of the House of Commons should make a protestation (declaration of loyalty), which the House of Lords also agreed to the following day. The Commons then ordered the printing of the protestation and preamble on the 5th Mayand the Members distributed it to their Counties.

All this which the two Houses of Parliament have, with all Duty and Loyalty, still applyed themselves unto his Majesty, and laboured, by humble Prayers, and clear convincing Reasons and Arguments in several Petitions, to satisfy him of their intentions, the justness of their Proceedings, their desire of the Safety of Royal Person, and of the Peace of the Kingdom.

Subject Knowledge: Definitions. The Magna Carta was signed in between the barons of England and King John and it is Latin for "Great Charter". It was one of the most important documents of Medieval England and is a series of written promises between the King and his subjects that he, the King would govern England and deal with its people according to the customs of feudal law.

An act passed by Parliament in that limited the power of the monarch. This document established Parliament as the most powerful branch of the English government The monarchy was no longer allowed to collect taxes without the consent of Parliament interfere with the right to free speech and debate in Parliament maintain any army in peacetime.

The Olive Branch Petition A) was passed by Parliament. B) was an expression of King George III's desire for peace. C) promised no treason charges if colonists stopped fighting. D) was an attempt by the colonists to gain support of Native Americans. E) professed American loyalty to the crown.

A declaration of the people of England for a free-Parliament ([London: s.n., ]), by Michaell Goodman (HTML at EEBO TCP) A declartion [sic] and protest of the lords, knights and gentlemen in the Counties of Chester Salop Stafford, &c.

against all assemblies which impose taxes upon the people without their consent by their representatives in.

The Thirty-nine Articles were finalised inand incorporated into the Book of Common Prayer. Although not the end of the struggle between Catholic and Protestant monarchs and citizens, the book helped to standardise the English language, and was to have a lasting effect on religion in the United Kingdom and elsewhere through its wide use.

Lecture 22 - An Unsettled Settlement: The Restoration Era, Overview. In this lecture Professor Wrightson discusses the Restoration settlement of. Distributed among local civilians in the region, Middleton's Declaration was intended to win loyalty to the Parliamentary cause.

It contrasts Parliament's defense of "just liberties and the benefit and protection of the knowne lawes" with the "Tyranicall, Arbitrary, And Slavish Government" of Charles I. OCLC locates 3 copies, 2 in North America. A declaration concerning the King.: From the citizens of London.

And their resolution and protestation, touching the remonstrance of the Army: and propositions concerning the preservation and protection of His Majesties Royall person from violence and injury.

Divided Loyalties Descended from American Colonists who fled north rather than join the revolution, Canada’s Tories still raise their tankards to King George.

A charge preferred by Sir John Birkenhead inthat L'Estrange had written a book against the king, was probably based on this outspoken pamphlet (Cal. State Papers, –, p. 92).

With greater disinterestedness L'Estrange flung himself into the. The King refused to answer another petition from Congress even though it was written, in a scrupulously respectful way, by our old friend John Dickinson. The colonists' statements of loyalty, the King told Parliament, were meant "only to amuse" while they schemed to found an independent country.

"A Letter from a Parliament-Man to His Friend" (London, ) in State Tracts (), p. 70, John Trenchard, "An Argument shewing that a Standing Army Is Inconsistent with A Free Government, and absolutely destructive to the Constitution of the English Monarchy" (London, ). The Trenchard quotation is taken from the title.

On OctoKing George III speaks before both houses of the British Parliament to discuss growing concern about the rebellion in America, which he viewed as. The American Revolution was not a straight battle between Americans and the British.

The colonists themselves were divided. In fact Dr [sic] Wallace Brown went as far as to call it more of a civil war than the hostilities.(Gail Saunders, Bahamian Loyalists and Their Slaves [MacMillan Education LTD, London and Oxford: ] p.1).

King William and Queen Mary accepted this document in It guaranteed certain rights to English citizens and declared that elections for Parliament would happen frequently.

By accepting this document, they supported a limited monarchy, a system in which they shared their power with Parliament and the people.

United Kingdom - United Kingdom - The later Stuarts: Charles II arrived in London on the 30th birthday of what had already been a remarkably eventful life. He came of age in Europe, a child of diplomatic intrigues, broken promises, and unfulfilled hopes.

By necessity he had developed a thick skin and a shrewd political realism. This was displayed in the Declaration of Breda (), in which. On Octoin his first speech before British Parliament since the leaders of the American Revolution came together to sign of the Declaration of Independence that summer, King.

The “Loyalist Declaration of Dependence,” pages 3 and 4, detail. (Internet Archive/New-York Historical Society Library) The third page has water stains on the top portion of all four columns. The lower portion of the page also has stains.

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The final page of the Declaration appears to be mostly lost due to the large amount of water : Sandra Mcnamara. A formal request sent to King George the third in July to assure the king of the colonists' desire for peace. It asked the king to protect the colonists' rights, which Parliament seemed determined to destroy.

King George the third refused to receive the Olive Branch Petition.

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The Stamp Act of (short title: Duties in American Colonies Act ; 5 George III, c. 12) was an Act of the Parliament of Great Britain which imposed a direct tax on the British colonies in America and required that many printed materials in the colonies be produced on stamped paper produced in London, carrying an embossed revenue stamp.

Printed materials included legal documents Citation: 5 George III, c. edition. The first version of the Magna Carta, written inwas a peace treaty between King John of England and his barons. It established the principle that all people, including the king, had rights and responsibilities under the law.

Prior to the Magna Carta, King John had absolute power as a feudal gave the barons their titles and estates—lands—in return for their. I believe that the declaration of independence has gained status over time because this was the declaration that made us an independent country.

This document freed us from the hands of the British and their king. As time goes on, we cherish it more as actual proof that we became independent. The framers of the Declaration refrained from mentioning Parliament and the ‘rights of British subjects’ for the same reason that they charged all their grievances against the king alone.

Being now committed to independence, the position of the colonies could not be simply or convincingly presented from the point of view of the rights of British subjects. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams appealed to the rights that they believed extended from the pre Britain and tethered their loyalty to the King rather than to Parliament.

However, taxation alone did not propel the colonists to outright : Jason Yonce. An excellent speech spoken by His Highness Iames Duke of Yorke: to England's renowned generall, His Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax at the King's Majesties royall conrt [sic] at Causam: together with His Excellencies answer : also the chiefe heads of the armies new declaration concerning the king, parliament and kingdome: with a message from the generall to the citizens of London.

On the 17th of March he introduced into parliament a declaration enabling the king to dispense with the Act of Uniformity in the case of ministers of merit.

But once committed to the narrow policy of intolerance, Clarendon was inevitably involved in all its consequences.A Statement of Parliamentary Principles to the People of North Wales Middleton Myddelton, Sir Thomas A Declaration Published by Sir Thomas Middleton Knight, Serjeant-Major-Generall, And Vice-Admirall for the Sixe Counties of North-Wales.

Setting Forth the Illegality and Incongruity of a Pernicious Oath and Protestation, Imposed upon Many Peaceable Subjects Within the Said Counties.