A Collection of Scarce and Valuable Tracts; On the Most Interesting and Entertaining Subjects

A Collection of Scarce and Valuable Tracts; On the Most Interesting and Entertaining Subjects : But Chiefly Such as Relate to the History and Constitution of These Kingdoms. Selected from an Infinite Number in Print and Volume 10

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1813 edition. Excerpt: ...a Dutch guard to Whitehall at eleven o'clock at night, without his knowing any thing of it; his kind message to him after he was in bed the same night to begone out of his own house the next morning to the Dimh. ess of Lauderdale's, at Ham, for the farther security of his royal person and to be sure to be gone early, lest he should be troublesome, by being in his way coining from Sion the same day to London; his condescension afterwards, at the king's request to lei; him go to Rochesterinstead of Ham, that he might, by his going away make i-60," for his design of being king, which he was told could never be conipasseiil as lon as K J. stayed in England, let his condition be what it would; his constant and firig adbe: rence, after the kin 's departure, to his declaration (the confidence of which had drawn in all the people l'.0%iID;) first, in his calling a free and legal parliament, than which he declares to have no other design; secondly, in the particular care he took for elect-ing to his parliament.-called the Convention, all true churchmen, all such as had been discountenanced, or brow-beaten beibre, in the way of outlawries or so b ' King Charles the SeIld, 01' King James; all such as could possibly be found whoihad an hand of their own, or relation to those who had, in bringing his grandfather Kin Charles the First to condign punishment; and, thirdly, in his not suffering any busingss of the kllllgdtzlm tp come before or be thought oi, by his honourable convention; not so much 1:18 Early beloved consort the princess, who, though she was graciously mentioned _n is ec aration, to have so great an 1Ilt;l'C8l; in this matter, and such a right as all the world knows, to the succession of the crown, was not then...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236744586
  • 9781236744586