Memoirs Of The Protector, Oliver Cromwell, (volume 2); And Of His Sons, Richard And Henry…

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byOliver Cromwell

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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. 1822. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. CONSIDERATION OF THE PIIOOFS OF CROMWELL'S RELUCTANCE-TO BRING THE KING TO TRIAL. OBSERVATIONS UPON THE EVIDENCE UPON THE TRIAL OF THE KING'S JUDGES BROUGHT FORWARD TO PROVE THE CONTRARY. UX'ON LORD CLARENDON'S ACCOUNT OF CROMWELL'S SUPPOSED CRUELTIES IN HIS CAPTURE OF DROGHEDA (t'redagh) 15Y STORM. DEFENCE OF HIS CONDUCT IN AND AFTER THE BATTLE OF WORCESTER. DEFENCE OF IRETON. OBSERVATIONS UPON WHITELOCK's ACCOUNT OF MEETING TO CONSIDER OF A SETTLEMENT OF THE NATION. ALSO, OF CONVERSATION BETWEEN CROMWELL AND HIMSELF, WHEREIN CROMWELL PROPOSES THE QUESTION, "WHAT, IF A MAN SHOULD TAKE UPON HIMSELF TO BE A KING?" CONSIDERATION OF THE STATE OF THE PARTIES, AND OF THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OF THE NATION AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE WAR BY THE SURRENDER OF OXFORD AND OF OTHER THE KING'S REMAINING GARRISONS, THE UNSUCCESSFUL TERMINATION OF THE TREATY OF NEWPORT, AND THE DEATH OF THE KING, TO THE DEATH OF CROMWELL. Cromwell certainly very reluctantly concurred in the measure of the trial of the King. His sincerity in the negotiation for his restoration upon-moderate terms, and his assistance in favouring the King's escape from Hampton-court, and placing him in a state of personal freedom to quit the kingdom, cannot reasonably be doubted. The insincerity he discovered in the King in the treaty, and the threats of the agitators, who appear to have comprehended the greatest part of the army, alarmed him, and satisfied him that he could be of no further service to the King than to facilitate his escape: and it was the King's own fault that he did not avail himself of the opportunity afforded him. Dr. Harris, in his anxiety to place Cromwell at the bottom of all these proceedings of bringing the King to a trial, takes upon himself to say, that Cromwell had a ...

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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. 1822. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIII. CONSIDERATION OF THE PIIOOFS OF CROMWELL'S RELUCTANCE-TO BRING THE KING TO TRIAL. OBSERVATIONS UPON THE EVIDENCE...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:148 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.32 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217864856

ISBN - 13:9780217864855

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