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LONDON:

PRINTED BY R. GILBERT,

ST. JOHN'S SQUARE.

St. 1829

Catholic Emancipation,

INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE SAFETY OF THE ESTABLISHED
RELIGION, LIBERTY, LAWS, AND PROTESTANT

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SUCCESSION, OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

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AN ADDRESS

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TO THE

PROTESTANTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOMS :

WITH AN

APPENDIX,

CONTAINING

THE CORONATION OATH; AND THE SPEECH OF HIS LATE ROYAL

HIGHNESS THE DUKE OF YORK, ON CATHOLIC EMANCIPATION.

BY THE

REV. RICHARD WARNER, F.A.S.

HON. MEM. IMP. CÆS. Soc. OF NAT. HIST. MOSCOW; AND OF THE DUTCH

SOC. OF SCIEN. HARLAEM; AND RECTOR OF GREAT CHALFIELD, WILTS.

“ The Laws of ENGLAND are the BIRTH-RIGHT of the PEOPLE thereof; and all the
Kings and Queens who shall ascend the throne of this realm, ought to administer the
government of the same, according to the said laws: and all their officers and ministers,
ought to serve them respectively, according to the same: and, therefore, all the laws
and statutes of this realm, for secuRING the ESTABLISHED Religion, and the RIGHTS and
LIBERTIES of the PEOPLE thereof, and all other laws and statutes of the same now in
force, are by his Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and
temporal, and Commons, and by authority of the same, ratified and confirmed accord.
ingly."-Stat. 12 & 13 Will. III. c. 2.

LONDON:
PRINTED FOR C. J. G. & F. RIVINGTON,

ST. PAUL'S CHURCH-YARD,
AND WATERLOO-PLACE, PALL-MALL.

MDCCCXXIX.

Price Two Shillings.

856.

Catholic Emancipation:

AN ADDRESS,

&c.

PROTESTANTS OF THE UNITED KINGDOMS!

The period is approaching, for another solemn Parliamentary discussion of the momentous question, which has so long occupied the attention, and interested the feelings, of the British public, with an intensity equal to its importance—the question of CATHOLIC EMANCIPA

TION.

That the advocates for the adoption of this measure, (independently of the Catholics themselves) have increased; and the opponents to it diminished, in number, since the last prorogation of Parliament, will not admit of a doubt: for, many of its former adversaries, alarmed by the state of Ireland; or, satisfied by th assurances of the expecting party; or, cajoled

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