The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Begun in the Year 1641. With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, 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 3, Part 2

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Page 653 - ... friends to the old one. It was confidently reported that, in the council of officers, it was more than once proposed, " That there might be a general massacre of all the royal party, as the only expedient to secure the government...
Page 747 - ... and fundamental rights, we do by these presents declare, that we do grant a free and general pardon, which we are ready upon demand, to...
Page 619 - Mordaunt, the younger son, and brother, of the earls of Peterborough ; who, having been too young to be engaged in the late war, during which time he had his education in France and Italy, was now of age, of parts, and great vigour of mind, and newly married to a young beautiful lady of a very loyal spirit, and notable vivacity of wit and humour, who concurred with him in all honourable dedications of himself.
Page 718 - People of thefe Nations, that have engaged for their Rights in Defence of the Parliament, and the great and main Ends of the Covenant, for uniting and making the Lord's Name one in the Three Nations. And...
Page 423 - ... to be on board, he took out of a cupboard some linen, and other things, which he used to carry with him to sea. His wife had...
Page 482 - But much the major part of them consisted of inferior persons, of no quality or name, artificers of the meanest trades, known only by their gifts in praying and preaching; which was now practised by all degrees of men, but scholars, throughout the kingdom.
Page 602 - He was the first man that declined the old track, and made it manifest that the science might be attained in less time than was imagined, and despised those rules which had been long in practice, to keep his ship and men out of danger, which had been held in former times a point of great ability and...
Page 650 - But his greatness at home was but a shadow of the glory he had abroad. It was hard to discover, which feared him most, France, Spain, or the Low Countries, where his friendship was current at the value he put upon it. As they did all sacrifice their honour and their interest to his pleasure, so there is nothing he could have demanded, that either of them would have denied him.
Page 648 - HE was one of those men, quos vituperare ne inimici quidem possunt, nisi ut simul laudent; (whom his very enemies could not condemn without commending him at the same time : ) for he could never have done half that mischief without great parts of courage, industry, and judgment.
Page 428 - As the greatest brunt of the danger was diverted by these poor people, in his night-marches on foot, with so much pain and torment, that he often thought that he paid too dear a price for his life, before he fell into the hands of persons of better quality, and places of more conveniency, so he owed very much to the diligence and fidelity of some ecclesiastical persons of the Romish persuasion ; especially to those of the order of St. Bennet ; which was the reason that he expressed more favours,...

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