Oliver Cromwell and His Times

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byThomas Cromwell

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1822. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... men, you must not wonder, nor have you a right to complain, if they have all memories and feeling, and some of them courage and swords.'* CHAPTER. XII. FROM THE MEETING OF THE SECOND PARLIAMENT OF THE PROTECTORATE, TO CROMWELL'S DEATH. Composition of the Second Parliament--The Protector's Re fusal to Ajrpro've a Number of the Members--Their Conse quent Exclusion--Remonstrance of the Excluded--Pro" ceedings of Parliament--Appointment of High Courts of Justice--Origin and History of such Extraordinary Courts --The Parliament's ' Petition and Advice' to the Protector to Assume the Title of King--Conferences on the Subject-- Delays and Difficulties--Military Petition against Monarchy--Cromwell Refuses The Crowx--A House of Lords constituted, and the Protector empowered to Appoint a Successor--Reflections on these Articles of the ' Petition and Advice'-- Second Inauguration--Admission of the Excluded Members--Death of Admiral Blake--The Commons' Contemptuous Treatment of the Upper House--Dissolution of the Parliament--Fifth-Monarchy Men's Plot-- Royalist Plot--High Court of Justice--Execution of Dr. Hewett and Sir Henry Slingsby--Gallantry of the English on the Continent--Capitulation of Dunkirk--Firmness of the Protector with Cardinal Mazarine--Arrival of a French Ambassador--Decay of Cromwell's Health and Mental Powers--Decease of the Lady Elizabeth Claypole, and Remarks upon Lord Clarendon's Relation of that Event-- Religious Enthusiasm of Cromwell in his last Illness--He Declares His Son Richard his Successor--His Prayer on the Night preceding his Dissolution--His Death--Welwood's Sketch of his Person and Character. From the experience of what was to be expected from parliaments, which Cromwell had acquired by his first, it was not probable that he would call ano...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1822. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... men, you must not wonder, nor have you a right to complain, if they have all memories and feeling, and some of them courage and sword...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.29 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217737331

ISBN - 13:9780217737333

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