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Excerpt from Political Essays: The Impeachment of the House of Brunswick; The Real Representation of the People; John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough; Mr. Gladstone or Lord Salisbury: Which!; Five Dead Men Whom I Knew When Living; Cromwell and Washington
BY statutes 1 William and Mary, cap. 2, 12 and 13 William III., cap. 2, and 6 Anne, cap. 11, article 2, the British Parliament, limiting the Monarchy to members of the Church of England, excluded the Stuarts, and from and after the death of King William and the Princess Anne without heirs, contrived that the Crown of this kingdom should devolve upon the Princess Sophia, Electress and Duchess Dowager of Hanover, and the heirs of her body, being Protestants. Heirs failing to Anne, although she was seventeen times pregnant, and Sophia dying about seven weeks before Anne, George, Elector of Hanover, succeeded under these Acts as George I. Of England, France, Scotland, and Ireland. The Official delusion that our monarchs ruled also over France was kept up until the commencement of the present century.
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