The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Vol. 3

The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Vol. 3 : To Which Is Added an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Vol. 3: To Which Is Added an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland The contrivers and penners of that declaration 1542 (of whom his majesty would be only understood to speak, when he mentioned any of their undutiful acts against him) said, that the great affairs of the kingdom, and the miserable bleeding condition of Ireland, would afl'ord them little leisure to spend their time in declarations, answers, and replies. Indeed, his majesty said, the miserable and deplo rable condition of both kingdoms would require somewhat else at their hands: 'but he would glad ly know how they had spent their time since the recess, (then almost eight months, ) but in declara tions, remonstrances, and invectives again st his majesty and his government; or in preparing mat ter for them. Had his majesty invited them to any such expense of time, by beginning arguments of that nature? Their leisure, or their inclination, was not as they pretended: and what was their printing and publishing their petitions to him; their declarations and re monstrances of him; their odious votes and resolutions, sometimes of one, sometimes of both houses, against his majesty, (never in that manner communicated before this parliament, ) but an appeal to the people And, in God's name, let them judge of the persons they had trusted. Their first quarrel was (as it was always, to let them into their frank expressions of his majesty. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 644 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 33mm | 848g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 221 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243326025
  • 9780243326020

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