An History of the Life of James Duke of Ormonde from His Birth 1610 to His Death 1688 Etc Volume N . 1

An History of the Life of James Duke of Ormonde from His Birth 1610 to His Death 1688 Etc Volume N . 1

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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. 1736 edition. Excerpt: ...and that they were on the point of gathering together in great numbers, not knowing what they had to trust to, and what was likely to be their fate; they told him that they waited upon his Lordship to be informed how affairs stood, and that they covered nothing more than to serve his Majesty, and preserve the peace; and desired that he would be pleased to qualify them for it with authority _" See his letter of Dcc. 17. to the Earl of Ormonde, B. 99. ' See the relation of the insurrection of Tip erary given to the Duke of Ormonde by his Steward Mr. lear-na, B-38. and Ireland, Vol. I. p. 432, 433, &Ft. CHARLEs and arms, in which case they would not fail to suppress the rabble, and se. I, cure the peace of the County. The Prcsident did not receive their reprc. LV'J sentation and offer, in the manner they expected; but in an hasty furious 1641-manner answered them, " that they were all Rebels and he would not trust V one soul of them; but thought it more prudent to hang the be/Z of them;" and in this extraordinary pashon he continued all the while these and other persons of quality, their neighbours, were waiting upon him. This made them all withdraw and return to their houses, much resenting his rudeness and scverity, as well as very uncertain about their own safety; some of them imagining, that this distrusting of their loyalty, and destroying of their re putations, was the preface to a design of taking away their lives. From Clau "zgfl, 51; W', St. Legg-r marched into the County of Water-ford, and his sol diers in the way, as they went and returned from the rout of the Wexford Rebels, killed several harmless poor people, not at all concerned in the Re bellion, or in the plunder of the country; which also incensed the...show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236596773
  • 9781236596772