Friends Library; Consisting Principally of Journals and Extracts from Journals and Other Writings of Members of the Society of Friends Friends Library; Consisting Principally of Journals and Extracts from Journals and Other Writings of Members of the Society of Friends

Friends Library; Consisting Principally of Journals and Extracts from Journals and Other Writings of Members of the Society of Friends (Paperback)

By William Allen 
Publisher: General Books
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1150217340
EAN: 9781150217340
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 198
Publish Date: 2009-12-17
Binding: Paperback
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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1834. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THB HISTORY OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. THE ELEVENTH BOOK. I Proceed now to the year 1689, in the beginning of which the peers of the realm, &c. offered the administration of the government to the prince of Orange, which he accepted of. Not long after he called a convention of the commons; for a parliament it could not be named, since in England none but a king has power to call a parliament. In the meanwhile the prince had caused the princess his consort, to c ome over from Holland into England; and at length the convention, after many great debates, came to this resolution, that the throne was vacant; the consequence of which was, that the prince and princess of Orange were declared by the names of William the third, and Mary the second, king and queen of England, &c. and accordingly were afterwards crowned. A large relation thereof is to be found in several books. By the way I will only say, that the coronation was performed by the bishop of London, the archbishop of Canterbury having refused to act in that solemnity; at the performance of which the king and queen were asked by the bishop, " 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 to, and the lawsand customs of the same ?" To which the king and queen having answered " I solemnly promise so to do; " the bishop asked " Will you to your power cause law and justice in mercy to be executed in all your judgments?" Answer was made, " I will." The next question was, " Will you to the utmost of your power maintain the law of God, the true profession of the gospel, and the Protestant Reformed religion established by law ? And will you preserve unto the bisho...
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Title: Friends Library; Consisting Principally of Journals and Extracts from Journals and Other Writings of Members of the Society of Friends
Publisher: General Books
Author: William Allen
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN: 1150217340
EAN: 9781150217340
No. of Units: 1
No. of Pages: 198
Publish Date: 2009-12-17
Binding: Paperback

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