The Boscobel Tracts Relating to the Escape of Charles the Second After the Battle of Worcester and His Subsequent Adventures; ( Mit Sechs Kupfern Und 2 Karten). (Cont Th. Blount's Boscobel, A. Wyndham's Claustrum Regale Reseratum.)

The Boscobel Tracts Relating to the Escape of Charles the Second After the Battle of Worcester and His Subsequent Adventures; ( Mit Sechs Kupfern Und 2 Karten). (Cont Th. Blount's Boscobel, A. Wyndham's Claustrum Regale Reseratum.)

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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. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...in the Fish-market, where they made difficulty to receive us, taking us, by our clothes, to be some thieves, or persons that had been doing some very ill thing, until Mr Sandburne, a merchant, for whom I sent, came and answered for us. One particular more there is observable in relation to this our passage into France, that the vessel that brought us over had no sooner landed me, and I given her master a pass, for fear of meeting with any of our Jersey frigates, but the wind turned so happily for her, as to carry her directly for Pool without its being known that she had ever been upon the coast of France. We staid at Rouen one day, to provide ourselves better clothes, and give notice to the queen, my mother (who was then at Paris), of my being safely landed. After which, setting out in a hired coach, I was met by my mother, with coaches, short of Paris; and by her conducted thither, where I safely arrived. BOSCOBEL; OR, THE COMPLEAT HISTORY OF THE MOST MIRACULOUS PRESERVATION OF KING CHARLES THE SECOND AFTKR THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER, SEPTEMBER THE 3d, 1651: TO WHICH 18 ADDED CLAUSTRUM REGALE RESERATUM; OR, THE KING'S CONCEALMENT AT TRENT. PREFACE. Thomas Blount, author of " Boscobel," was the eldest son of Miles Blount of Orleton, county of Hereford: descended of the ancient family of that name, seated in Worcestershire; Chalmers says, at Bordsley in that county, 1618. His father enjoyed there a good estate, to which he succeeded, as well as to considerable property both in Essex and Warwickshire, the former of which appears to have been derived from his mother, as a manor-farm near Maiden is described in his will as being her jointure-land. He was a member of the Inner Temple; but Anthony Wood, who knew him, says he never pleaded, ...show more

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  • 9781236590305