Sir John Eliot, 1. köide

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Page 100 - That the liberties, franchises, privileges and jurisdictions of Parliament are the ancient and undoubted birthright and inheritance of the subjects of England ; and that the arduous and urgent affairs concerning the King, State, and defence of the realm and of the Church of England, and the making and maintenance of laws, and redress of grievances, which daily happen within this realm, are proper subjects and matter of counsel and debate in Parliament...
Page 101 - ... of counsel and debate in parliament; and that in the handling and proceeding of those businesses every member of the house of parliament hath and of right ought to have freedom of speech, to propound, treat, reason, and bring to conclusion the same...
Page 33 - The duke was indeed a very extraordinary person ; and never any man, in any age, nor, I believe, in any country or nation, rose, in so short a time, to so much greatness of honour, fame, and fortune, upon no other advantage or recommendation, than of the beauty and gracefulness and becomingness of his person.
Page 101 - House itself) for, or concerning, any bill, speaking, reasoning, or declaring of any matter or matters touching the Parliament or Parliament business; and that if any of the said members be complained of, and...
Page 535 - ... until the monarchs began to know their own strength, and, seeing the turbulent spirit of their parliaments, at length they, by little and little, began to stand on their prerogatives, and at last overthrew the parliaments, throughout Christendom, except here only with us...
Page 164 - I find made of a thankful and loyal heart in calling my words crude catonic words, in obedience to your commands I will tell the House of Parliament, that you, having been upon the fields this afternoon, have taken such a fierce rheum and cough, as not knowing how you will be this night, you are not yet able to appoint them a day of hearing, but I will forbear to tell them that, notwithstanding of your cold, you were able to speak with the King of Spain's instruments, though not with your own subjects.
Page 165 - I have discovered him to be a Wanton, and a Servant to some of our English beauties, but above all to one of that gentle Craft in Mark-Lane. A Wit she is, and one that must be Courted with News and Occurrences at home and abroad, as well as with Gifts. I have a friend that hath brib'd her in my Name, to send me a faithful conveyance of such Tidings as her Paramour Carondelet brings to her. All that I instructed the Duke in, came out of her Chamber.
Page 6 - What retribution can we make worthy so great a majesty ? worthy such love and favour ? We have nothing but ourselves who are unworthy above all and yet that, as all other things, is his. • For us to offer up that, is but to give him of his...
Page 530 - ... in this same place, in this very parliament, under colour of an explanation for the king, before the committees of both houses, do the same ? Have not your lordships heard him also ever mixing and confusing the king and the state, not leaving a distinction between them? It is too, too manifest. ' My lords, I have done. You SEE THE MAN ! What have been his actions, whom he is like, YOU KNOW. I leave him to your judgments.
Page 102 - Young was next, who alighted, went into the water, and lifted him out. There came much water out of his mouth and body. His Majesty rid back to Theobalds, went into a warm bed, and, as we hear, is well, which God continue.

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