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: ...he re"ceived the desire of both houses for the restraint "of his servants; neither returned he thither, or "passed over by any warrant granted by him after "that time. For the breach of privilege in the ac"cusation of the lord Kimbolton, and the five mem"bers of the house of commons, he told them, he "thought, he had given so ample satisfaction in his "several messages to that purpose, that it should "have been no more pressed against him; being con"fident, if the breach of privilege had been greater "than ever had been before offered, his acknow"ledgment and retractation had been greater than "ever king had given: besides the not examining "how many of his privileges had been invaded in "defence and vindication of the other. And there "fore he hoped his true and earnest protestation in Book "his answer to their order concerning the militia, v' "would so far have satisfied them of, his intentions 1642 "then, that they would no more have entertained "any imagination of any other design, than he there "expressed. But why the listing so many officers, "and entertaining them at Whitehall, should be "misconstrued, he said, he much marvelled, when "it was notoriously known the tumults at West "minster were so great, and their demeanour so "scandalous and seditious, that he had good cause "to suppose his own person, and those of his wife "and children, to be in apparent danger; and there "fore he had great reason to appoint a guard about "him, and 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...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236641744
  • 9781236641748