Works of the Camden Society

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Camden Society, 1880 - Great Britain
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Page 166 - I have negotiated with some eminent persons formerly of the adverse party laith so good success that I doubt not but upon the first [entrance b] of your army in England the greatest part of Lancashire, Cheshire, and North Wales will declare for the King, and that the principall places of • Sic.
Page 142 - ... which may occasion a breach between the two nations, but I think that the event may produce a prejudice of another nature. I am sure the king shall get nothing by it. He debated with me the strange boldness of a declaration that hath been made among you that the army knew nothing of his coming. I only argued a difference between knowing a thing and hearing tell of it, when it was not believed.
Page 166 - King will have attempted his escape (not that hazardous way you may probably have heard of, because it was knowne to some of your correspondents heir) but by the assistance of some nowe about him (and as he writs) with great probability of succes ; but till ye heere the successe you may please keep it private."1 The addressee's name is left blank.
Page 177 - Independent designe. and they are now as much terrified from •Wales ; for Langhornes force and the Governor's of Pembroke hath seized upon the Commissioners and committed them prisoners, taken Fleming's canon, killed divers of his men, seized Denbigh Castle and victualed it, declareing for Prince of Wales, and generallie all Wales' affection will suddenly move that way, Nor is it conceaved a busines of litle weight to reduce the forces in Wales, for they increase each weeke. If your armie doe not...
Page 128 - Her Captain, upon his arrival, "delivered some packets from the Prince of Orange to His Majesty, and hath treated with the French Embassadour, and the Earle of Dumfarlinge, Sir James Hamilton, Vantrumpe, and Mr. Murrey, and other Agents at...
Page 182 - Butler, now 40,000 in armes, and resolved to oppose all forces by what authority soever sent without the King's or the Prince's that...
Page 84 - ... army, and kingdom. Giue me leaue humbly to say that a present rencounter is to be shunned, for, whilst they ar in this madnes, I know not what the euent of a battle may proue. Sure I am by all proballitie they will not be able to continue longe together in soe great a bodie. All that is to be feared is that they may pass by your army, and so gett betwixt Newcastle and you, by which means they may cutt of your victuals; but yf your Matle be well strengthened with foot, and they disposed on passes,...
Page 94 - I haue made a schift for sume fourtie quhiche I sall put in to him to morrow befor my parting ; quhat more beis done be them your Grace sall best know be my self, but treulie I haue not muche reason to exspect muche qhen I consider in quhat disposicione this people continowes. They haue resolved that sume few of thos ware named in my Lord Loudanes warrand sall only cum to Berick upon Manday (for they will not trust so many at one tym).
Page 83 - ... made in the late pretended Generall Assemblie. Resolued they ar to force your Matle to a battle, being confident that they ar much stronger in infantry, which hath made me to propose whether you may not make use of 2 regiments that ar with me. With the I shalbe able to make almost...

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