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The Last of the Royal Stuarts: Henry Stuart, Cardinal Duke of York - Primary ...
Herbert Millingchamp Vaughan
No preview available - 2013
Alessandro Albani Alfieri amongst appearance arrival Benedict Bishop Bologna Britain British brother Cardinal Duke Cardinale ceremony Charles Stuart Charlotte Stuart Chevalier Church claims Clement Clement XIII Clementina Clementina Walkinshaw convent Countess of Albany Court crowns daughter death Duca Duchess Duchess of Albany Duke of York Duke's elder Eminence England English exiled expressed father favour Florence France Frascati French friends Government heir Henry Stuart Henry's Holy honour interest intrigue Italian Italy Jacobite James III James Stuart King late Lord Louise Lumisden Madame Majesty Monsignore Cesarini natural never occasion official once openly palace Papal person Peter's Pius VI political Pontiff Pope Pope's present Pretender Pretender's priest Prince Charles Queen received recognise reigning Roman Rome Royal Highness royal House Royal Stuarts Sacred College Santi Apostoli Scotland Scottish Seminary Sir Horace Mann Sir John Hippisley Stuart Papers throne villa whilst
Page 55 - O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
Page 39 - THE very morning after I writ you my last, I had the happiness of meeting with my dearest brother. He did not know me at first sight , but I am sure I knew him very well , for he is not in the least altered since I saw him, except grown somewhat broader and fatter, which is incomprehensible after all the fatigues he has endured. Your Majesty may conceive better than I can express in writing the tenderness of our first meeting. Those that were present said they never saw the like in their lives; and,...
Page 92 - WHEN the flower is i' the bud and the leaf is on the tree, The larks shall sing me hame in my ain countrie ; Hame, hame, hame, hame fain wad I be, O hame, hame, hame, to my ain countrie ! The green leaf o...
Page 238 - I owe to your friendly efforts, and to those of your friends, the succour generously granted to relieve the extreme necessities into which I have been driven by the present dismal circumstances. I cannot sufficiently express...
Page 126 - I am persuaded we should gain ground as to everything, were it not for the nasty botle, that goes on but too much, and certainly must at last kill him.
Page 237 - ... your letters have been most acceptable to me in all shapes and regards. I did not in the least doubt of the noble way of thinking of your generous and beneficent sovereign : but I did not expect to see, in writing, so many and so obliging expressions, that, well calculated...
Page 16 - They are good fine boys, especially the younger, who has the more spirit of the two, and both danced incessantly all night long.
Page 40 - Those that were present said they never saw the like in their lives ; and, indeed, I defy the whole world to show another brother so kind and loving as he is to me. For my part, I can safely say that all my endeavours tend to no other end but that of deserving so much goodness as he has for me. . . . The Prince sees and will scarce see...
Page 45 - June 13. 1747. I KNOW not whether you will be surprised, my dearest Carluccio, when I tell you that your brother will be made a Cardinal the first day of next month. Naturally speaking, you should have been consulted about a resolution of that kind before it had been executed...