Articles of Impeachment; Of High-Treason and Misdemeanors, Against Robert Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer. July 9. 1715. with His Lordship's Answer, Paragraph by Paragraph. to Which Is Added, a Short State of the Late War and Peace

Articles of Impeachment; Of High-Treason and Misdemeanors, Against Robert Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer. July 9. 1715. with His Lordship's Answer, Paragraph by Paragraph. to Which Is Added, a Short State of the Late War and Peace

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1727 edition. Excerpt: ...France, exclusive of Her Allies; or that the said Earl carry'd on any such Negotiation; or that the Interest of the said Allies, or in particular of the Emperor, were, by any Practices of his, given up to France, he utterly denies And when it is considered, That much Britifh Blood and Treasure had been spent to recover Spain and the IVest-Indies from the House of Bourbon, that an Expensive War had for many Years continued, which Her Majesty still supply'd with new Recruits and redoubled Expence; That Her Armies, and those of the Allies, had been beaten in Spain; That Prince Eugene had declared, That Forty thousand Men, and Four Millions of Crowns per Annum, would be necessary for carrying on that War, and that his Master could supply no more than a Fourth Part of that Charge; That it was M found Articles. Answer. ing. And in her Message os found by long Experience, the seventeenth of January how averse the People of Spain following, her Majesty again in general were to submit expresses the Care she intended themselves to the House of to take of al! her Allies, and Austria; That Her Majesty the strict Union in which she discerned the Charge of re propos'd to join with them, newing the War in Spain, Whereas by the evil influence would be a Burthen too great of him the said Robert Earl of for Her Subjects, and that Oxford and Earl Mortimer, her there was little Probability of Majesty was not only induced its being Successful; That to enter into a private Nego-the Hereditary Countries were tiation with France, exclusive then, by the Death of the ot" her Allies; but the fame Emperor Joseph, fallen to was hi like manner carry'd on King Charles, who was soon by him the said Robert Earl of after chosen Emperor (by Oxford and Earl Mortimer, and which...show more

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  • Paperback | 58 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 122g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236516753
  • 9781236516756