The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England; To Which Is Added an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland Volume 2

The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England; To Which Is Added an Historical View of the Affairs of Ireland Volume 2

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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. 1826 edition. Excerpt: ...to accept the dutiful tender of the ser " vices of any of his loving subjects, which was all " he did to the gentlemen of the inns of court. " For the lord Digby, he assured them in the word " of a king, that he had his warrant to pass the seas, " and had left his court, before ever he heard of the " vote of the house of eommons, or had any cause " to imagine that his absence would have been ex" cepted against. What their advertisements were " from Rome, Venice, Paris, and other parts, or what the pope's nuncio solicits the kings of France and " Spain P to do, or from what persons such informa" tions come to them, or how the credit and reputa" tion of such persons had been sifted and examin ed, he said, he knew not; but was confident, no " sober honest man in his kingdoms could believe, " that he was so desperate, or so senseless, to enter tain such designs, as would not only bury this his at Westminster about Westminster P and Spain or Spain Book " kingdom in sudden distraction and ruin, but his V' " own name and posterity in perpetual scorn and 1642. " infamy. And therefore, he said, he could have " wished in matters of so high and tender a nature, " wherewith the minds of his good subjects must " needs be startled, all the expressions had been so " plain and easy, that nothing might stick with them " that reflected upon his majesty; since they thought " fit to publish it at all. " And having now dealt thus plainly and freely " with them, by way of answer to the particular " grounds of their fears, he said, he hoped, upon a " due consideration and weighing of both together, " they would not find the grounds...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236517563
  • 9781236517562