Source-Book of English History; For the Use of Schools and Readers

Source-Book of English History; For the Use of Schools and Readers

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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. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...yourself: if you had done it when I advised you toTM, I think you would not have had so many stumblingblocks in your way. It may be you judge otherwise; but I tell you my mind.--I desire you would receive this man into your favour and good opinion. I believe, if he follow my counsel, he will deserve no other but respect from u. Take heed of being sharp, or too easily sharpened by others, against those to whom you can object little but that they square not with you in every opinion concerning matters of religion. If there be any other offence to be charged upon him, --that must in a judicial way receive determination. I know you will not think it fit my Lord should discharge an Officer of the Field but in a regulate way. I question whether you or I have any precedent for that. 1 have not farther to trouble you: --but rest, your humble servant, Oliver Cromwell. Oliver Cromwell, Letters and Speeches (edited by T. Carlyle, London, 1870), I, 186-188. Baillie (see No. 76) wrote in 1644, "Manchester himself a sweet, meek man, permitted his lieutenant General, Cromwell, to guide all the army at his pleasure. The man had a very wise and an active head, universally well beloved, as religious and stout; being a known Independent, the most of the soldiers who loved new ways put themselves under his command. Our country man, Crawford, was made major General of that army. This man proving very stout and successful, got a great hand with Manchester and with all the army that were not for the sects." See No. 80. By JOhN Rush-Worth. See No. 78. December 3 at Essex House. Probably Whitelock himself (see No. 81). 80. The Self-denying Ordinance (1644)... Some were thought too fond of a Peace, and others over-desirous to spin out the War, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236744055
  • 9781236744050