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Claim of Right Act 1689

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  2. By Erecting publick schooles and societies of the Jesuites and...

  3. By allowing popish bookes to be printed and dispersed by...

  4. By takeing the children of Protestant Noblemen and gentlemen sending...

  5. By Dissarmeing protestants while at the same tyme he Imployed...

  6. By Imposeing oathes Contrair to law

  7. By Giveing gifts and grants for exacting money without consent...

  8. By levying or Keeping on foot a standing army in...

  9. By Imploying the officers of the army as Judges through...

  10. By imposeing exorbitant fines to the value of the pairties...

  11. By Imprisoning persones without expressing the reasone and delaying to...

  12. By Causeing persue and forefault severall persones upon stretches of...

  13. By Subverting the right of the Royal Burghs The third...

  14. By Sending letters to the chiefe Courts of Justice not...

  15. By granting personall protectiones for civill Debts contrair to Law...

  16. All which are utterly and directly contrairy to the knoune...

  17. Therfor the Estates of the kingdom of Scotland Find and...

  18. And wheras His Royall Highness William then Prince of Orange...

  19. That by the law of this Kingdome no papist can...

  20. That all Proclamationes asserting ane absolute power to Cass annull...

  21. That the allowing Popish bookes to be printed and Dispersed...

  22. That the takeing the children of Noblemen Gentlemen and others...

  23. That the Dissarming of protestants and Imploying papists in the...

  24. That the Imposeing oathes without authority of Parliament is Contrair...

  25. That the giveing gifts or grants for raiseing of money...

  26. That the Imploying the officers of the army as Judges...

  27. That the Imposeing of extraordinary fynes The exacting of exorbitant...

  28. That the Imprisoning persones without expressing the reason therof and...

  29. That the causeing persue and forefault persones upon stretches of...

  30. That the nominating and Imposeing the magistrats councils and clerks...

  31. That the Sending letters to the courts of Justice Ordaining...

  32. That the granting personall protectiones for civil Debts is contrary...

  33. That the forceing the leidges to Depone against themselves in...

  34. That the useing torture without evidence or in ordinary Crymes...

  35. That the Sending of ane army in ane hostile manner...

  36. That the chargeing of the leidges with lawborrowes at the...

  37. That the putting of Garisones on privat mens houses in...

  38. That the opinions of the Lords of Sessione in the...

  39. That the fyneing husbands for ther wives withdrawing from the...

  40. That Prelacy and the superiority of any office in the...

  41. That it is the right and priviledge of the subjects...

  42. That it is the right of the subjects to petition...

  43. That for redress of all greivances and for the amending...

  44. And they Doe Claim Demand and insist upon all and...

  45. To which Demand of ther rights and redressing of their...

  46. Haveing therfor ane entire confidence that his said Majesty the...

  47. The said Estates of the Kingdome of Scotland Doe resolve...

  48. And they do Pray the said King and Queen of...

  49. And that the Oath hereafter mentioned by taken by all...

  50. I A : B : Do sincerly promise and swear...

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