Burnet's History Of My Own Time (volume 2); The Reign Of Charles The Second

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byGilbert Burnet

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This historic 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. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 474 The History of the Reign of King Charles II. . XVII. yet I have gone through all that I knew relating to his life and reign with that regard to truth, and of what I think may be instructive to mankind, that became an impartial writer of history, and one who believes that he must give an account to God of what he writes as well as of what he says and does a This I begun to write in the year 1683. I continued in the year 84, and ended it in the year 1686, and have now writ it all over again and ended it in August 1703, and revised it in March 1711 a. * These last words are added by a hand apparently a little feebler. 'He was certainly a very bad prince, but not to the degree described in this character, which is poorly drawn, and mingled with malice very unworthy an historian, and the style abominable, as in the whole history, and the observations trite and vulgar. S. The picture undoubtedly needs great modification by the light of Sheffield's terse and trenchant account. The Examen should also be studied. END OK KING CHARLES THE SECOND'S REIGN. INDEX A. Abbot, George, Archbishop of Canter- bury: neglects decency in Church matters, 85. Aberbrotta, purchase of Abbey of, by Charles I, 29. Abercorn, James Hamilton, first Earl of: 'misses his dukedom,' 6t. Aberdeen, Monk's regiments at, 103; Overton at, 143; Synod of, in favour of Episcopacy, 218. Aberdeen, George Gordon of Haddo, Earl of: has part of Hatton's com- position for his pardon, ii. 325; created Lord Chancellor and Earl, id.; quarrels with Queensberry, ii. 418 ; resolves to keep to the law, id.; refuses to line women for not going to church, ii. 419; dismissed, ii. 420. Abhorrers, ii. 262, 263. Addresses, ii. 289, 395. Admonition, by the Papal Nuncio, <_13-20_aird2c_20_scotch20_episcopal20_divine3b_20_sent... _aird2c_="" scotch="" episcopal="" _divine3b_="">

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This historic 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. 1900. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 474 The History of the Reign of King Charles II. . XVII. yet I have gone through all that I knew relating to his life and re...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.46 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217451535

ISBN - 13:9780217451536

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