The Life of James the Second; Late King of England. Containing an Account of His Birth, Education, Religion, and Enterprizes, 'Till His Dethronement. with the Various Struggles Made Since for His Restoration the State of His Court at St.

The Life of James the Second; Late King of England. Containing an Account of His Birth, Education, Religion, and Enterprizes, 'Till His Dethronement. with the Various Struggles Made Since for His Restoration the State of His Court at St.

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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. 1710* edition. Excerpt: ... had they set out from Dubitn, which was about the 1 oth of January j but the Lord Deputy, contrary to the mentioned Concessions, began to augment the Army, and call in the Protestants Arms, some by Proclamation, some by Force and Compulsion and there was near 3000 Fire Arms, besides Swords, Bayonets, and Pikes, got from the City of Dublin; which was thus transacted; be caused all the Streets and Lanes in the City to be filled with Foot and Horse, then having by Officers commanded the Citizens to deliver up their Arms, they were immediately obliged to comply, least they should be Murthered. The Lord Tyrconnrf was not satisfied with this, but had an Order drawn for him.to Si n, wherein it was declared, That all the Protestants with whom any Arms were found, should be given up to the Mercy Mercy of the Soldiers: But to prevent the; Execution of such an unreasonable Declaration, the Bishop of Meati laid before his Excellency, (viz, Tyrconnel)-the following Considerations. tT7Hereas your Excellency hath Ordered by your Decsaration, that.1 Search shall be made in every House jn Dublin for Arms and Ammunition; and that, in cafe any should be found upon 1 Search, that the Persons with whom they are sound, shall be left to the Mercy of the Soldiers: This Penalty, is thought unreasonable on the following Accounts... 'J. First, Because it is not determined by I the Declaration, who Hull be Searchers; For if the Matter b.e rnanag'd as hitherto it hath been, every one who pretends to be a Soldier, must have Liberty to Search, and in such Numbers, and as often as they please no House can be safe; for that, some have been already searched by fix Companies one after another, -and that in the fame day. And if any of these flvould pretend to find a Pistol, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
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  • English
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  • 1236635817
  • 9781236635815