Life and Administration of Edward, First Earl of Clarendon: Letters and papers, 1837

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Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1837
 

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Contents

Lord Colepepper to the Lords of the Princes Council
26
Lord Goring to Lord Colepepper complaining
34
Sir Edward Hyde to Lord Colepepper Thanks
42
25
54
Lord Cottington and Sir Edward Hyde to Secre
56
Sir Edward Hyde to Sir Richard Browne
65
Mr Long to Charles II defending his conduct
74
Major Wood to the Lord Chancellor Hyde
83
Mr Samborne to the Lord Chancellor Hyde
89
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92
Major Wood to the Lord Chancellor Hyde warning
95
General Montague to Charles II assuring him
104
Dr Morley Bishop of Worcester to Sir John
110
Sir Henry Bennet to Charles II reporting
114
The Earl of St Albans to the Lord Chancellor
124
Lord Massareene to the Duke of Ormond remind
131
Sir George Downing to the Lord Chancellor
134
Articles proposed by the Portuguese Ambassador
137
The Lords of the Prince of Waless Council
140
Thomas Maynard to Sir Edward Nicholas
156
The Lord Chancellor Clarendon to Sir George
159
The Lord Chancellor Clarendon to Sir George
166
The Lord Chancellor Clarendon to the Comte
173
Sir George Downing to the Lord Chancellor
181
The Lord Chancellor Clarendon to Sir George
187
The Earl of Sandwich to the Lord Chancellor
192
XXCIX Charles II to the Lord Chancellor Clarendon
197
Sir Henry Bennet to Charles II suggesting
198
Sir George Downing to the Lord Chancellor Clarendon
203
The Lord Chancellor Clarendon to Sir George
210
Sir George Downing to the Lord Chancellor Claren
215
The Lord Chancellor Clarendon to the Duke
221
Sir George Carteret to Charles II Transport
229
Sir Robert Bindlos to the Earl of Derby Exa
230

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Page 40 - Bless us! what a word on A title-page is this! and some in file Stand spelling false, while one might walk to MileEnd Green. Why is it harder, sirs, than Gordon, Colkitto, or Macdonnel, or Galasp? Those rugged names to our like mouths grow sleek, That would have made Quintilian stare and gasp.
Page 203 - Castlemaine's enemy in this matter, I do promise upon my word to be his enemy as long as I live. You may show this letter to my lord lieutenant, and if you have both a mind to oblige me, carry yourselves like friends to me in this matter. CHARLES R.
Page 202 - I wish I may be unhappy in this world and the world to come if I fail in the least degree of what I have resolved, which is, of making my Lady Castlemaine of my wife's bedchamber. And whosoever I find use any endeavour to hinder this resolution of mine (except it be only to myself), I will be his enemy to the last moment of my life.
Page 62 - Worcester; and, being released with the rest of the king's servants, had* been employed, from the time of the king's return, in the same service under the chancellor; the man having, before the troubles, taught the king, and the duke of York, and the rest of the king's children to write, being indeed the best writer, in Latin as well as English, for the fairness of the hand, of any man in that time.
Page 238 - He keeps an exact journal of all that passes, and is punctual to tediousness in all that he relates. He was very early engaged in great secrets, for his father, apprehending of what fatal consequence it would have been to the king's affairs if his correspondence had been discovered by unfaithful secretaries, engaged him when very young to write all his letters to England in cipher ; so that he was generally half the day writing in cipher, or deciphering, and was so discreet, as well as faithful,...
Page 103 - A SEASONABLE ARGUMENT TO PERSUADE ALL THE GRAND JURIES IN ENGLAND TO PETITION FOR A NEW PARLIAMENT, OR A LIST OF THE PRINCIPAL LABOURERS IN THE GREAT DESIGN OF POPERY AND ARBITRARY POWER...
Page 111 - He was capable of great application: and was a man of a grave deportment; but stuck at nothing, and was ashamed of nothing. He was neither loved nor trusted by any man or any side: and he seemed to have no regard to common decencies...
Page 233 - it was time to publish it, and then read it again " to me. I told him by that time he had writ as " many declarations as I had done, he would find " they are a very ticklish commodity ; and that " the first care is to be that it shall do no hurt.
Page 203 - If you will oblige me eternally, make this business as easy as you can, of what opinion soever you are of, for I am resolved to go through with this matter, let what will come on it ; which again I solemnly swear before Almighty God. Therefore, if you desire to have the continuance of my friendship, meddle no more with this business...
Page 135 - Holland, a crafty fawning man, who was ready to turn to every side that was uppermost, and to betray those who by their former friendship and services thought they might depend on him...

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