A History Of England From The First Invasion By The Romans (to The Revolution In 1688). by John Lingard

A History Of England From The First Invasion By The Romans (to The Revolution In 1688).

byJohn Lingard

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1851. Excerpt: ... A.D. 1553. INTRIGUES OF NOAILLES. 143 It was a more difficult task to detect and defeat the intrigues of Noailles, the French ambassador. That minister, urged by his antipathy to the Spanish cause, hesitated not to disobey the commands of his sovereign , and to abuse the privileges of his office. He connected himself with Courtenay, with the leaders of the protestants, and with the discontented of every description; he admitted them to midnight conferences in his house; he advised them to draw the sword for the protection of their liberties; he raised their hopes with the prospects of aid from France; and he sought by statements, often false, always exaggerated, to draw from Henry himself a public manifestation of his hostility to the intended marriage +. The commons, at the commencement of the second Oct. session, Bad been induced to vote an address to the 30. queen, in which they prayed her to marry, that she might raise up successors to the throne, but to select her husband not from any foreign family, but from the nobility of her own realm. Noailles, who in his despatches predicted the most beneficial result from this measure, took to himself the whole of the merit J. Mary, on the other hand, attributed it to the secret influence of Gardiner; who, having been outnumbered in the cabinet, sought to fortify himself with the aid of the commons. But the queen had inherited the resolution Je vous prie, Mons. de Noailles, comme ja je voua ay escript, former da tout les oreilles a tons ces Reus passionez, qui vous mettent partis en avant. The king to Noailles, Nov. 9th, p. 249. I suspect, however, that this was written merely for the purpose of being shown to the queen, if events should render it necessary, for the exculpation of Henry. For that prince, on J...

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Title:A History Of England From The First Invasion By The Romans (to The Revolution In 1688).Format:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.3 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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