Medulla Historiae Anglicanae; The Ancient and Present State of England, Being a Compendious History of All Its Monarchs from the Time of Julius Caesar

Medulla Historiae Anglicanae; The Ancient and Present State of England, Being a Compendious History of All Its Monarchs from the Time of Julius Caesar

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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. 1742 edition. Excerpt: ...Revenue till the Sitting of the Parliament. And, VII. That Portsmouth be put into kca Hands as (hall be agreed between the King and Prince, to pre vent French or foreign Troops from 1688. Landing. VOTNi Dated at Littlecot, Dec. 9, 1688. This Answer was by Express sent to his Majesty on the tothof Dec. but was far from producing the desired Effect; for the King immediately stopt the Writs for the Parliament, and ordered a Caveat to be entred against the executing those that were sent down, and immediately resolved toleaye the Kingdom. He sent a Letter to the Earl of Fenierjb+m to inform him of his Design, and to thank him, and the a. ther Officers that stuck to him, for their Services, tellinc; them he did not expect they would further expose themselves. Upon the Receipt of which, the Earl of Fc-veijbam disbanded all the Army he had thea under his Command, and immediately sent a Letter to the Prince of Orange to inform him of the King's Order and Departure. The nth of December, about Three in the Morning the King went down to Gramefend in a small Boat in order to leave the Kingdom, but without leaving any Power or Instruction behind him. Whereupon the principal of the Army met, and sent an Express to the Prince of Orange, to inform him of the King's Departure, and to assure him they would assist the Lord Mayor in keeping the City in Order. Also the Lords Spiritual and Temporal that were in and about London, came to Guildhall, where, together with the Lord Mayor and Aldermen, they made a Declaration to this Effect, viz. That the King being by pernicious Counsels withdrawn, and, as they apprehended, in order to leave the Nation, their Zeal to the publick Good obliged them unanimously to apply themselves to the Prince of Orange, who 1688. with such...show more

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  • Paperback | 366 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 653g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236589505
  • 9781236589507