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, Volumen 3,Parte 1

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Página 74 - ... virtue, and had inclination to that duty and obedience they had never been taught; so that when it pleased God to bring King Charles the Second back to his throne he found that university...
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Página 251 - England, and therein trusted with a limited power to govern by and according to the laws of the land, and not otherwise ; and by his trust, oath, and office, being obliged to use the power committed to him for the good and benefit of the people, and for the preservation of their rights and liberties...
Página 258 - ... over the whole, that they knew not where they were ; nor was there one old officer that had belonged to it, or knew where our Princes had used to be interred.
Página 357 - ... arms, and other preparations for war, as have been performed in this age. He was a gentleman of a very ancient extraction, many of whose ancestors had exercised the highest charges under the king in that kingdom, and had been allied to the crown itself. He was of very good parts, which were improved by a good education: he had always a great emulation, or rather a great contempt of the Marquis...
Página 258 - As near that place as could conveniently be, they caused the grave to be made. There the king's body was laid without any words, or other ceremonies than the tears and sighs of the few beholders, Upon the coffin was a plate of silver fixed with these words only, King Charles 1648.
Página 47 - ... they were informed that he was met out of the town by break of day, with one servant only, on the way to the army ; where he had appointed a rendezvous of some regiments of the horse, and from whence he writ a letter to the house of commons...
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Página 190 - ... clear and free ; and though they missed carrying home the prize for which they had made so lusty an adventure, they joined together, and marched, with the expedition that was necessary, a shorter way than they had come, to their garrison ; leaving the town and soldiers behind in such a consternation, that, not being able to receive any information from their general, whom they found dead upon the ground without any body in view, they thought the Devil had been there ; and could not recollect...
Página 77 - King having, the night before, pretended some indisposition, and that he would go to his rest, they who went into his chamber found that he was not there, nor had been in his bed that night. There were two or three letters found upon his table, writ all with his own hand, one to the Parliament, another to the General; in which he declared " the reason of his remove to be, an apprehension that some...

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