A History Of England From The First Invasion By The Romans (volume 11)

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byJohn Lingard

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1829. Excerpt: ... driven back by the fire from the batteries. In obedience to his instructions he revenged himself on the Portuguese trade, and Don John, by way of reprisal arrested the t'nglish merchants, and took possession of their effects. Alarmed, however, by the losses of his subjects, he compelled Rupert to quit the Tagus ', and despatched an Oct. envoy, named Guimaraes, to solicit an accommodation. Dtc. 17. Every paper which passed between this minister and the 1651. commissioners was submitted to the parliament, and by April 4. it approved, or modified, or rejected. Guimaraes subApril aa. scribed to the preliminaries demanded by the council, that the English merchants arrested in Portugal should be set at liberty; that they should receive an indemnification for their losses; and that the king of Portugal should pay a sum of money towards the charges of the English fleet; May 16. but he protracted the negociation by disputing dates arid details, and was haughtily commanded to quit the territory of the commonwealth. Humbling as it was to Don John , 165a. he had no resource . the conde de Camera was sent, with Iuly 7- the title of ambassador extraordinary; he assented to every demand; but the progress of the treaty was interrupted * Thurloe, i. 13/}. 14a- 155. Heath, a5i. 6. a75. Whitelock, £06, 4a9. 449- 463. 475. Clarendon, iii. 338 Rupert sailed into the Mediterranean , and maintained himself by piracy, capturing not only English but Spanish and Genoese ships. All who did not favour him were considered as enemies. Driven from the Mediterranean by the English, he sailed to the West Indies, where he inflicted greater losses on the Spanish than the English trade. Here his brother, prince Maurice, perished in a storm; and Rupert, unable to oppose his enemies with any hope of success, return...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1829. Excerpt: ... driven back by the fire from the batteries. In obedience to his instructions he revenged himself on the Portuguese trade, and Don John, by way of reprisal...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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