The Parliamentary Or Constitutional History of England;: From the Earliest Times, to the Restoration of King Charles II. Collected from the Records, ...

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J. and R. Tonson, and A. Millar, ... and W. Sandby, 1761 - Great Britain

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Page 88 - That the answers of the king to the propositions of both Houses are a ground for the House to proceed upon for the settlement of the peace of the kingdom.
Page 146 - lords to join with them in a petition to the king, " to put the Tower into better hands ;" making such arguments against the person of the man, as before spoken of.
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Page 8 - Nevertheless, driven by the necessity of setting up some government, the Council of Officers issued a declaration inviting the members of the Long Parliament to return to the exercise and discharge of their trust, in which they admitted their own past backslidings and their 'wandering divers ways 1 Clarke Papers, iii, 193. 2 Ibid., iii, 213; cf. Baker, Chronicle, ed. Phillips, 1670, p. 659. 3 Clarke Papers, iii, 214; Thurloe Papers, vii, 666. from righteous and equal paths...
Page 174 - ... disagreement with Prince Rupert, he threw up his regiment and returned to court. On the death of Falkland, Digby became principal secretary of state to the king ; he was about the same time elected high-steward of the university of Oxford. In his new capacity of secretary, Digby exhibited little talent. His project for a treaty between the king and the city of London, wild in itself, was frustrated by the mismanagement of the correspondence relating to it ; he was soon after gulled by Brown,...

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