English Parliament

(Parliament of England)

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… high crimes and misdemeanors … Constitution / Bills & Declaratiobns of Rights
… procuring offices for persons who were unfit, and unworthy of them … squandering away the public treasure Public Relations & Image
Act to Prevent the Further Growth of Popery Discrimination & Prejudice
An act to vest authors with their copies, for the times therein mentioned. Copyrights, Patents & Intellectual Property
Anti-Christ’s Masse Religion & God
Forasmuch as this land of Ireland is depending and belonging justly and rightfully to the imperial crown of England, for increase in virtue in Christ’s religion within the said land of Ireland, and to repress and extirpate all errors, heresies and other enormities and abuses, heretofore used in our sovereign lord, his heirs and successors … shall be taken and reputed the only supreme head on Earth of the whole church of Ireland Expansionism, Colonialism & Imperialism
He… hath traitorously endeavored to subvert the Fundamental Law and Government of the Realms… and in stead thereof, to introduce Arbitrary and Tyrannical Government against Law Miscellaneous
I,-------- do, in the presence of Almighty God, promise, vow, and protest to maintain, and defend as farr as lawfully I maye, with my Life, Power and Estate, the true Reformed Protestant religion, expressed in the Doctrine of the Church of England, against all Popery and Popish Innovations, within this Realme, contrary to the same Doctrine, and according to the duty of my Allegiance, His Majesties Royal Person, Honour and Estate, as alsoe the Power and Privileges of Parliament, the lawful Rights and Liberties of the Subjects, and any person that maketh this Protestation, in whatsoever he shall do in the lawful Pursuance of the same; and to my power, and as farr as lawfully I may, I will appose and by all good Ways and Means endeavour to bring to condign Punishment all such as shall, either by Force, Practice, Councels, Plots, Conspiracies, or otherwise, doe any Thing to the contrary of any Thing in this present Protestation contained: and further, that I shall, in all just and honourable ways, endeavour to preserve the Union and Peace betwixt the Three Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland: and neither for Hope, Feare, nor other Respect, shell relinquish this Promise, Vow and Protestate. Loyalty & Loyalty Oaths
The liberties, franchises, and privileges of parliament are the ancient and undoubted birth-right and inheritance of the subjects of England. Democracies & Republics
Whereas in his Majesty's province of Massachusetts Bay, in New England, an attempt hath lately been made to throw off the authority of the parliament of Great Britain over the said province, and an actual and avowed resistance, by open force, to the execution of certain acts of parliament, hath been suffered to take place, uncontrolled and unpunished, ...: and whereas, in the present disordered state of the said province, it is of the utmost importance ... to the reestablishment of lawful authority throughout the same, that neither the magistrates acting in support of the laws, nor any of his Majesty's subjects aiding and assisting them therein, or in the suppression of riots and tumults, ... should be discouraged from the proper discharge of their duty, by an apprehension, that in case of their being questioned for any acts done therein, they may be liable to be brought to trial for the same before persons who do not acknowledge the validity of the laws … Rebellion, Revolution, Insurgency & Resistance