Diary, of Thomas Burton, esq. member in the parliaments of Oliver and Richard Cromwell from 1656-59 ...: With an ... account of the Parliament of 1654; from the journal of Guibon Goddard ... (Google eBook)
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Oliver Cromwell and the Rule of the Puritans in England
Charles Harding Firth
No preview available - 2004
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Page 343 - The civil magistrate may not assume to himself the administration of the Word and Sacraments, or the power of the keys of the kingdom of heaven : yet he hath authority, and it is his duty to take order, that unity and peace be preserved in the Church, that the truth of God be kept pure and entire, that all blasphemies and heresies be suppressed, all corruptions and abuses in worship and discipline be prevented or reformed, and all the ordinances of God duly settled, administered, and observed.
Page 286 - A Seasonable Speech, made by a Worthy Member of Parliament in the House of Commons, concerning the Other House, March, 1659.
Page 485 - Oliver, though he was a traitor and a villain, was a brave fellow, had great parts, great courage, and was worthy to command. But that Richard, that coxcomb, coquin, poltroon, was surely the basest fellow alive ; what is become of that fool? How was it possible he could be such a sot?" He answered, "That he was betrayed by those whom he most trusted, and who had been most obliged by his father.
Page 285 - Similarly a resolution was voted that the commons would transact business with 'the persons now sitting in the other house, as a house of parliament, during this present parliament ; and that it is not hereby intended to exclude such peers as have been faithful to the parliament, from their privilege of being duly summoned to serve as members of that...
Page 35 - Mark, child, what I say. They will cut off my head, and perhaps make thee a King. But mark what I say, you must not be a King, so long as your brothers Charles and James do live; for they will cut off your brothers' heads (when they can catch them) and cut off thy head too at the last; and therefore I charge you, do not be made a king by them.
Page 209 - ... sins, and thereby be in danger to receive of their plagues; and that the Lord may be one and his name one in the three kingdoms.
Page 432 - I went to Charing Cross to see Major-General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered ; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could do in that condition.
Page 256 - Exon, (which is witness to this truth,) by a guard of horse and foot, (none being suffered to take leave of them,) and so hurried to Plymouth, aboard the ship John, of London...