A Vindication of the History of the Gunpowder-Treason; And of the Proceedings and Matters Relating Thereunto, from the Exceptions Which Have Been Made Against It, and More Especially of Late Years by the Author of the Catholick Apologie,

A Vindication of the History of the Gunpowder-Treason; And of the Proceedings and Matters Relating Thereunto, from the Exceptions Which Have Been Made Against It, and More Especially of Late Years by the Author of the Catholick Apologie,

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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. 1681 edition. Excerpt: ...then what doth the i Argument signify. that is the tendtrmff of their Conscience did compel them to expofe their oven Consrfors, tJxn they xmdd not have $ared others. But if they did thus confess them sincerely and out of Conscience, then their Confeslors were guilty of what these charged them v ith. And then let them take their choice. I lhall now proceed to the consideration of the last Argument, by which they would endeavour to prove that it was not a Popifo Plot and, that not any besides the abovefaid Conspirators were concerned in this Treason, m. that all the CatholickLords were to haze undergone the fame barbarous Fate with the rest. Supposing this was true (as it is not) yet 9 not the Pope's Interest to be promoted and the cause of the Jesuits maintained, though the Nobility of their own way be destroyed Was there not a time when in an intended Invasion to be carried on by force from abroad, and a secret Conspiracy at home, that it was not die Persons they regarded, but Interest It Xojs to make roern place and spate for my Master, said the Duke o$ Medina. And might cot this be the cafe in 1605, as well as it was in 88 And so their Religion be thereby settled, and place and space made for the JHafter of Rom, as well as Spain/, and Authority and Power gain d to the Society 5 it is no matter though the Innocent perifi with the Nocenf, and Friends as well as Foes fall by the fame Stroak. This was foreseen in the present Conspiracy/ and when it was made a cafe of Conscience by Catesby, it was resolved Proceed, p. in the affirmative by Garnets for the good and promoting iJ5. as the Catholick Cause against Heretics (the necessity of time and occasion so retiring ) it was lawful among many Nocents to destroy and take arcaysome Innocent also. So...show more

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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123658208X
  • 9781236582089