LAWS AND ACTS:
Excerpts from the
Laws, Acts, Constitutions, &
of Sundry Nations
ONCE FAVOURED WITH THE LIGHT OF THE
King of Kings, and Lord of Lords.
Thou camest down also upon mount Sinai, and spakest with them from heaven,
and gavest them right judgments, and true laws, good statutes
and commandments... But they and our fathers dealt proudly,
and hardened their necks, and hearkened not to
thy commandments .—Nehemiah 9.13,16.
ITEM, Our Soveraine Lord, with advise and consent of his Regent and the three Estaites of this present Parliament, hes ratified, and ratifies, all civil priviledges, granted and given be our Soveraigne Lordis Predecessouris to the spiritual estate of this Realme, in all poynts, after the forme and tenour thereof.