The Parliamentary Or Constitutional History of England;: From the Earliest Times, to the Restoration of King Charles II. Collected from the Records, ...

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J. and R. Tonson, and A. Millar, ... and W. Sandby, 1763
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Page 338 - we purpofely omit; in order to make Way for the Declaration at large, which was, foon after, fent inclofed in the following Letter from the Prince to* the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Common Council of the City of London
Page 219 - by the fame Covenant, to bring the Churches ' of God, in the three Kingdoms, to the neareft *• Conjunction and Uniformity in
Page 481 - of Men who come to * them out of Conscience, and are generally of the * godly People of that Nation, which they exprefs ' by their Piety and Devotion in their Quarters; * and indeed I hear they are a very godly and ho
Page 219 - fhip, Difcipline, and Government, according to ' the Word of God, and the Example of the beft
Page 366 - of what was promifed, he would join ' with French, Spaniard, Cavalier, or any that * would join with him, to force them to it. Upon * Delivery of which Meflage the King made An* fwer, That, if they did fo, they would do more * than he
Page 234 - of feizing upon twenty of the King's Party, moved, that the Lady Capel and her Children, and the Lady Norwich, might be fent to the General, with the fame Directions; faying, Their Hufbands would be careful of their Safety: And when divers oppofed fo barbarous a Motion, alledging, That the Lady Capel was great with Child, and near her Time, Mr.
Page 242 - had received many Letters from the Army to take him away by Poifon, or any other Way ; but he faw it would never be done in that Place; and therefore, if he would join with him, they would get him from thence, and then the Work would eafily be done.
Page 481 - marched with * all Speed to get Pofleffion of Stirling Bridge; that ' fo they might have three Parts in four of Scotland * at their Backs, to raife Men, and to enable them- ' ' felves to carry on their Defigns, and were about ' 5000 Foot and 2500 Horfe* The Earl of Le' ven, who is chofen General, the Marquis of Ar* gyle, with the honeft Lords and
Page 368 - Holies had heretofore in the Kingdom, and he knew nothing to the contrary but that he was as well able to govern the Kingdom as either of them : So that in all his Difcourfe nothing more
Page 242 - by Cromwell to put any thing into the Soldiers Minds, upon whom he had a wonderful Influence, and could not contain himfelf from fpeaking malicioufly and wickedly againft the King, when Diffimulation was at the higheft amongft the great Officers. This Man grew into great Familiarity with

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