The Diary (1677-1724). Now First Published from the Original Manuscript, by Joseph Hunter Volume 2

The Diary (1677-1724). Now First Published from the Original Manuscript, by Joseph Hunter 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. 1830 edition. Excerpt: ...amongst which, the Gospels in capital letters, most remarkable; after dinner, we visited the Bishop of Carlisle, and in our return, Sir Abstrupus Danby, who entertained us most generously, and (which I valued even above the Palm-wine) most agreeably with many ancient writings, (which we collated with the transcripts) and many volumes of his transcripts, of Mr. DodsWorth's manuscripts, and other valuable records and manuscripts at Oxford, London. 30. Die Dom. Heard Dr. Clark; I dined at the Duke of Norfolk's with Mr. Tempest, Mr. Dale, &c. when I left unawares, and went to church. 31. At the Heralds' office, and to visit Mr. Le Neve, Norroy, till noon; transcribed some things relating to Leeds, from some manuscripts he lately purchased; afternoon, within writing, taking account what coats-of-arms are engraved and printed, and what not. June 1. Then, according to appointment, walked to Westminster, to the Bishop of Carlisle, by whose instance I had the sight of the Records of the House of Lords, (in the office kept by Mr. Fit-zgerald, ) from Henry the Seventh to the present. I saw also the dead warrant, subscribed by Bradshaw, Grey, (father to the Earl of Stamford, ) Oliver Cromwell, and too many others, for the execution of King Charles the First, Jan. 30, 1648, together with the original trial; for which the land yet mourns: it was not subscribed by General Fairfax, as has been pretended. Lord lay not that grievous sin to the charge of the innocent posterity of any that did, who justly abhor it! Visited Mr. Bennet, of Colchester, who is writing a treatise upon the Thirty-nine Articles, collating all the manuscript and ancient printed editions; and thence to visit Mr. Bosville, an obliging person, sadly afflicted with...
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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236754182
  • 9781236754189