An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland from the Reign of Queen Elizabeth to the Settlement Under King William; With the State of the Irish Catholics from the Settlement to the Relaxation of the Popery Laws, in the

An Historical and Critical Review of the Civil Wars in Ireland from the Reign of Queen Elizabeth to the Settlement Under King William; With the State of the Irish Catholics from the Settlement to the Relaxation of the Popery Laws, in the

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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. 1810 edition. Excerpt: ...such censures, because it was never pretended that he was legate a liuere from the Roman see, but merely a Nuncio. For which reason, in the synod held at Galway by him, -on this occassion, the archbishop of Tuam, having desired tosee-his power for assuming such authority, and the Nuncio refusing to lhew it, told him to his face, that he would not obey it. Ego, answered the Nuncio, mm oszendam. E: Ego, replied the archbishop, non obediam-13'? See Vindic. Catholic. in Hibrr. no doubt, but' Preston's army, joined with that under lord. 'Muskerry in Munster, would so awe the new supreme council, as to prevent that destruction which they foresaw the nation would undoubtedly suffer, if the marquis by leaving, should break them; for that they could no longer hold united, than while they had their eyes upon his lordship." ' Lord Digby, from whose letter to the marquis of Ormond this account is taken, seemed to approve of the proposal as the best thing the marquis could resolve upon, as he was then circumstanced, = for his own credit. " My reasons," says he, principally are, that your lordship having been forced to an act, which, 'how just soever, must needs make you infinitely odious, you will have so easy a means of redeeming the hatred and obloquy, with all those of the country whose affections are to bevalued; and because, if there were nothing else in the case, it would be worth your running a very great hazard, to purchase such an acknowledgment of the necessity and jus. tice of your proceedings with the parliament, so subject to calumny, as would, by that means, be procured even from those who are likely to undergo the greatest ruin by it; and whose sacrifice, if you have not a justification of your actions...show more

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 544g
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236851579
  • 9781236851574