A Contemporary History of Affairs in Ireland, from 1641 to 1652; Now for the First Time Published with an Appendix of Original Letters and Documents Volume 2

A Contemporary History of Affairs in Ireland, from 1641 to 1652; Now for the First Time Published with an Appendix of Original Letters and Documents Volume 2

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ...Vester studiosissimus ac amantissimus Datum Bruxellis, 10 Septembris, 1651. Subscribitur--Carolus Loraigne. Hlustrissimis ac Beuerendissimis Dominis Archiepiscopis et Episcopis Begni Hyberniac. Copia vera. Ita testatur Antonius Clonmacnosensis. You see, reader, how his Highnesse doe acknowledge in this his letter to the 787. prelats of Irelande that he agreede with the agents sent and impowered for that A confutation purpose, as by the verie transactions (as aforesaide) you may obsearue, and further?fJrion" sayeth, though most sorowfull newes are infused into my eares from Irelande, and aBsertion! roeself entangled in many and necessarie warrs, beinge the sense of eache man I should rather endeavour to settle my proper affaires at home then untimely to intermedle with alien and foraigne busines fair off; notwithstandinge, noe kinde of difficultie, danger or charges how greate soever, will binder me to undergoe what I began, accordinge the transactiones concluded with the agents (as they may more at large acquainte you off). The rest, he writes verie lovinge, engaginge himself to asiste them, and aduicinge them how to behave themselues in the meane while. All this, notwithstandinge (with the attestation of Clonmacnose to be a true copie of his Highnesse addresse), the factionists doe give out those transactions to be a meere chymera, neuer extant in rerum natura, or in case they were (saide they) are Dcuellish and prejudicious to both kinge and nation, and that the kings majestie will not admitte of'factioTM68 of this man to be protector of this his kingdome, and that his Highnesse did allsoe engage himself unto the Parliament of Englande for a greate quantitie of moneye, both which are incompatible. Any indifferent judge will deeme...show more

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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972961
  • 9781236972965