From Lord Lyndhurst Till the Overthrow of the Derbyites Volume 10

From Lord Lyndhurst Till the Overthrow of the Derbyites Volume 10

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...But they did not sufficiently calculate upon her indomitable spirit, which, whether arising from conscious innocence or not, was ready to disregard all consequences in asserting her right to be the crowned Queen of England. By a letter of hers from Rome, detailing her wrongs, which was published in all the journals, a strong sympathy in her favor had been excited in the public mind; and she now believed that, availing herself of this sympathy, she might come and dictate her own terms. Accordingly, she began her journey from Italy, with the avowed purpose of confronting her husband at St. James's. She made a stop at Geneva, and invited Mr. Brougham to meet her there; but he suggested that some place nearer England would be more convenient, and St. Omer was fixed upon. It was arranged, that here there should be a conference, with a view to an amicable arrangement. Accordingly, Lord Hutchinson on the part of the King, and Mr. Brougham on the part of the Queen, left London, and traveled together to St. Omer, --where, on the 3rd of June, they found Queen Caroline. Mr. Brougham immediately waited upon her Majesty, and informed her that Lord Hutchinson had come in the spirit of sincere friendship, to make some proposals to her in his Majesty's name. She replied that she would be happy to see him; and Lord Hutchinson was accordingly introduced to her. But at this interview nothing occurred beyond convernation on indifferent subjects. The King's negotiator, it seems, expected that an overture was to come from the other side, or that an answer was at last to be given to Lord Liverpool's proposal, which had been communicated to the Queen's Attorney-General. In the course of the same day, the following note was transmitted to Lord Hutchinson: --"Mr....show more

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  • Paperback | 216 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 395g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236628764
  • 9781236628763