The History and Antiquities of Naseby in the County of Northampton

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F. Hodson, 1792 - 206 pages

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Page 181 - Sir, this is none other but the hand of God ; and to Him alone belongs the glory, wherein none are to share with Him.
Page 181 - Honest men served you faithfully in this action. Sir, they are trusty; I beseech you, in the name of God, not to discourage them. I wish this action may beget thankfulness and humility in all that are concerned in it. He that ventures his life for the liberty of his country, I wish he trust God for the liberty of his conscience, and you for the liberty he fights for.
Page 151 - ... tied his murrion, and with a draw threw it off his head, and now ready to repeat his stroke, his party came in and rescued him, and one of them alighting threw up his head-piece into his saddle, which Oliver hastily catching, as being affrighted with the chance, clapped it the wrong way on his head, and so fought with it the rest of the day.
Page 205 - May it please your Highness ! I have a long time courted that young gentlewoman there, my lady's woman, and cannot prevail; I was therefore humbly praying her ladyship to intercede for me.
Page 174 - Fairfax master of all his foot, cannon, and baggage ; amongst which was his own cabinet, where his most secret papers were, and letters between the queen and him ; of which they shortly after made that barbarous use as was agreeable to their natures, and published them in print ; that is, so much of them...
Page 174 - ... use as was agreeable to their natures, and published them in print ; that is, so much of them, as they thought would asperse either of their majesties, and improve the prejudice they had raised against them ; and concealed other parts, which would have vindicated them from many particulars with which...
Page 180 - Being commanded by you to this service, I think myself bound to acquaint you with the good hand of God towards you and us. We marched yesterday after the King, who went before us from Daventry to Harborough ; and quartered about six miles from him. This day we marched towards him. He drew out to meet us ; both Armies engaged. We, after three hours...
Page 145 - Carbine shot of the enemy, leaving a wide space for the battail of foot to fall in, whereby there was framed, as it were in a trice, a second good Batalia at the latter end of the day; which the enemy perceiving, and that if they stood, they must expect a second Charge from our Horse, Foot, and Artillery (they having lost all their Foot and Guns before) and our Dragoons having already begun to fire upon their horse, they not willing...
Page 128 - Enemies horse were discerned on the top of the hill on this side Harborough, which increasing more and more in our view, begat a confidence in the General, and the residue of the Officers that he meant not to draw away, as some imagined, but that he was putting his Army in order, either there to receive us, or to come to us, to engage us upon the ground we stood...
Page 169 - King's horse were obliged to march up the hill before they could charge them. Yet they did their duty as well as the place and great inequality of numbers would enable them to do. But being flanked on both...

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