The Life of James the Second King of England Etc; Collected Out of Memoirs Writ of His Own Hand

The Life of James the Second King of England Etc; Collected Out of Memoirs Writ of His Own Hand : Together with the King's Advice to His Son, and His Majesty's Will; In Two Volumes Volume 1

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...English, it not good order. The Duke's not the Enemy with my Horse? I answer'd him, I hadalready hiisuiifiznifwho done it, and (been) worsted for my paines; farther telling him, ask'd him why _... as did not_ That considering the present posture of the Enemy, it was c arge again. lbid. impossible to be done, and at the Same time shewing him, what I had affirmed, from behind the next Sand hill. 4 Lockart's Presently after this (the Marquis being goneagain) Lockart's vancing t-Regiment, which, as I haue already said, had beaten ofi' our wards the left hand, comes Horse, advanced not directly forward, but bent a litle towards even upon a llixkg: 'med their left hand; and wee lost sight of each other, by reason of party. ma. the unevenesse of the ground (a Sand hill being.interpos'd betwixt us) so that by that time I had got the Regiment of Boniface in order, and those few Horse which.I had with me, this English Battalion was come even upon a line with us, just upon my right hand, a Sand hill only being betwixt us: Wherupon I faced touards the Sea, and marching at the head of my Foot, as I came up to the top of the Sand hill, I perceiv'd the English coming up on the other side to me: upon which I gott from betwixt them, commanding the Major who was with me _ at the head of Boniface, to charge them in the front, whilst I with my Horse would fall into their fianque. "When I had given thisorder, I put myself immediatly at the head of my forty Guards, and charg'd that Battalion So home, that I broke into them, doing great execution upon them, and driving them to the edge' of the Sand hill next the Strand. As for the Battalion of Boniface they did notcharge, seeing I had already...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236774841
  • 9781236774842