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THE

PARLIAMENTARY

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CONSTITUTIONAL

History of England, ,

From the earliest Times,

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Restoration of King CHARLES II,

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ÇOL LECTED
From the RECORDS, the Rolls of Parliament, the JOURNALS

of both Houses, the Public LIBRARIES, Orignal Manu-
SCRIPTS, scarce Speeches, and TRACTS; all compared with
the several Contemporary Writers, and connected, through
qut, with the History of the Times,

By SEVERAL HAND S.

THE SECOND EDITION,

IN TWENTY-FOUR VOLUMES,

VOL, XIV.

From the battle of Naseby, in June 1645, to July 1,1646.

LONDON

Printed for J. and R. TONSON, 'and A. MILLAR, in the
Strand; and W. SAND BY, in Fleet-street,

MDCCLXIII.

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P U B L I C K.

IN

N the Course of the following Volumes the

Reader will find a very minute and circumstantial Account of many Debates in Parliament upon the most interesting Topics, and several Papers of Importance, hitherto, in a great Measure, concealed from the Notice of the Public : Some Account, therefore, of the Authorities from whence they are derived cannot be improper.

IN order to this it is necessary to premise, that, during the Civil Wars, and more particularly after the Army began to give Law to the Parliament who had raised them, there was published a vast Variety of Journals, Diaries, &c. fome weekly, fome oftner : To give a Catalogue of all these would be endless ; we shall therefore only mention the principal : And first, a Pamphlet call's The MODERATE INTELIGENCER, impartially communicating Martial Affairs to the Kingdom of England (a). This Journal seems to have been published under the Direction of the

(a) Printed for R. Lrybourne, in Monks well.freet, Londoo. VOL. XIV,

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