Memoirs of the Most Material Transactions for the Last 100 Years Proceding the Revolution in 1688

Memoirs of the Most Material Transactions for the Last 100 Years Proceding the Revolution in 1688

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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: ...were sent to other Kings, to acquaint them with King James's Accession to the Crown; but Charles first of all brought the News of it to Heaven.. - It was but reasonable For Kingi to send and receive Princes as Ambassadors j But It became God Almighty to receive and James to send no Ambaffadors but Kings. ', 4 To fee King Jams neglect-m Mort ed at Horn' in the Pontificate or cathiu Khig Innocent XI. was not so itrange, Junes. met considering what has been said wjthTM, .R'-'rr'e- of his Antipathy to a FaSim. abMthl!MY H 5 ' wherein; wherein that Prince was con SE-//0/ cem'd: Bl tbat in the Tirrre Eiie. of Innocents Predecessor, and when he was Dnke of Tcrk, he should be deny'd a common Favour, which that Court seldom or never refuses to any one, was a Thing altogether unaccountable yet so it was, that he having sent the late Earl of Petevbgrovgh to Italy, to espouse the Princess of Modena in his Name, all the Interest he could make, was not able to obtain a Dispensation for the Marriage. The Account.of thjs Master being so Genealogies of little known, 'and that Earl's the Family of Book wherein h- mentions if, Mordant, gsV. being so rare, and, as I am told, in a large Fol. j tvventy four Copies prints. m its ed)! ftall give it in the EarVs own Words: But now from Rome there was Advice ' (fays he) by the Abbot of 4w-, 0I tne " great Difficulties that arose in theConful" tations of this Affair, (meaning the Mar" riage.) The French Ambassador, theDn " d' Estrees, favour'd the Marriage with all " the Power of the French Faction, so did Cardinal Barberini, znd all the other Friends " and Allies of the House of Esie. But his tc Holiness himself was very averse, and Carf dinal Altieri, who was the governing Ne' phew, a profess'd and...show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123665689X
  • 9781236656896