The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641: With the Precedent Passages, and Cctions, that Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return, Upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660, Volume 1, Part 2

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Page 350 - That they have traitorously endeavoured to subvert the rights and very being of Parliaments. 6. That for the completing of their traitorous designs, they have endeavoured (as far as in them lay), by force and terror to compel the Parliament to join with them in their traitorous designs, and to that end have actually raised and countenanced tumults against the King and Parliament.
Page 558 - ... ambition, in his own private wishes, he had most desired ; and it was indeed the sphere in which he moved most gracefully, and with most advantage, being a master of all that learning and knowledge, which that place required, and an excellent judge, of great gravity, and above all suspicion of corruption.
Page 624 - Council, may be esteemed of any validity, as proceeding from the royal authority, unless it be done by the advice and consent of the major part of...
Page 707 - There appeared no conflux of men in obedience to the proclamation ; the arms and ammunition were not yet come from York ; and a general sadness covered the whole town.
Page 568 - This erroneous maxim being infused into princes, that their kingdoms are their own, and that they may do with them what they will, as if their kingdoms were for them, and not they for their kingdoms, was, they said, the root of all the subjects...
Page 391 - ... qualify them to make new privileges, or that their judgment should create them such, as it was a doctrine never before now heard of, so it could not but produce all those monstrous effects we have seen ; when they have assumed to swallow all the rights and...
Page 571 - ... the right of the crown of England, and the law of the said realm is such, that upon the mischiefs and damages which happen to his realm, he ought, and is bound by his oath, with the accord of his people in his parliament, thereof to make remedy and law, and in removing the mischiefs and damages which thereof ensue, that it may please him thereupon to ordain remedy.
Page 296 - ... in Ireland was contrived or fomented by the King, or at least by the Queen, for the advancement of popery, and that the rebels published and declared that they had the King's authority for all they did, which calumny, though without the least shadow or colour of truth, made more impression upon the minds of sober and moderate...
Page 424 - I shall then live in impatience, and in " misery, till I wait upon you. But if, after all he " hath done of late, he shall betake himself to the " easiest and compliantest ways of accommodation, " I am confident, that then I shall serve him more " by my absence, than by all my industry.
Page 520 - Wight," (which, at last, they did de facto, by committing him to prison, without so much as assigning a cause,) and to that purpose objected all the acts of good fellowship ; all the waste of powder, and all the waste of wine, in the drinking of healths ; and other acts of jollity, whenever he had been at his government, from the first hour of his entering upon it...

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