The history of the rebellion and civil-war in Ireland, Volume 1

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Page 13 - His holiness Paul, now Pope, and the council of the Cardinals there, have lately found out a prophecy there remaining of one St. Laserianus, an Irish Bishop of Cashel, wherein he saith, ' that the mother Church of Rome falleth, when in Ireland the Catholic faith is overcome ;' therefore, for the glory of the mother Church, the honour of St.
Page 13 - Peter, and your own secureness, suppress heresy, and his holiness' enemies, for when the Roman faith there perisheth the see of Rome falleth also ; therefore the Council of Cardinals have thought fit to encourage your country of Ireland, as a sacred Island, being certified whilst the Mother Church hath a son of worth as yourself, and...
Page 240 - ... of power and profit, is not much to be wondered at ; but that the Nobility and Gentry, who had either...
Page 56 - That all the lords and gentlemen in the kingdom that were papists, were engaged in the plot; that what was that day to be done in other parts of the country, was so far advanced by that time, as it was impossible for the wit of man to prevent it. And withal told them, that...
Page 165 - to kill and destroy rebels, and their adherents and relievers ; " but also, " to burn, waste, consume and demolish, all the places, towns and houses, where they had been relieved and harboured, with all the corn and hay there; and also to kill and destroy all the male inhabitants capable of bearing arms I " Nor were these sanguinary edicts disregarded.
Page 13 - Thou and thy fathers were all along faithful to the mother church * of Rome : his holiness Paul, now pope, and the council of the hoi/ 1 fathers there, have lately found out a prophecy, there remaining, of * one St.
Page 127 - But the greatest discontent of all, was about the lords justices proroguing the parliament, (the only way the nation had to express their loyalty, and prevent their being misrepresented to their sovereign,) which, had it been permitted to sit for any reasonable time, would, in all likelihood, without any great charge or trouble, have brought the rebels to justice : | for the war that afterwards ensued, was headed and carried on principally by members that then sat in parliament.
Page 35 - Colonels and myfelf affect our own private profit fo as to prefer it before the general good of the kingdom / And knowing you are well affected thereunto, and I hope, faid he, ready to put your helping hand to it upon occafion, I will let you know the refolution of thofe other...
Page 31 - England could not be able to send -forces into Ireland before May, and by that time there was no doubt to be made but that they .themselves should be supplied by the Irish beyond seas, who, he said, could not miss of help from either Spain or the Pope."* Such was the plan proposed by Moore; but lord Maguire informs us that the company did not entirely adopt his proposal...
Page 54 - that he moved the said Hugh to forbear executing of that business, and to discover it to the State, for the saving of his own estate ; who said he could not help it ; but said, that they did owe their allegiance to the king, and would pay him all his rights ; but that they did this for the tyrannical government that was over them, and to imitate Scotland, who got a privilege by that course.

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