Original Letters, Illustrative Of English History;  With Notes And Illustr. By H. Ellis Volume 4 by Henry Ellis

Original Letters, Illustrative Of English History; With Notes And Illustr. By H. Ellis Volume 4

byHenry Ellis

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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. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...that if this is not immediately done, they must let the world and their friends see they have nothing more to do with the Court. The man they propose to be Lord High Admiral is Lord Pembroke (which would open a redress for Ireland, and, what is so much desired by all honest people, the President's place for Lord Sommers). My Lord Treasurer seemed to agree with them in opinion, (as his way always is in words,) but at the same time pretends great difficulties, and that when Lord Marlborough comes all will be set right, which by the way cannot be much before Christmas. To this the Lords told him that they could no longer rely upon promises and words, and that therefore they must take their measures, till this thing was actually done, as if it never was to be done; and they told him therefore plainly that they would and must oppose the Court in the choice of a Speaker, that being the first point to come on, for that they had no other way left to let the world see, and all their friends, that they were upon a different foot to this. He was pleased to make a proposal, which was as ridiculous as it shewed the uncertainty of their intentions to do any thing that was right, and that was that there should be an Act of Parliament obtained to allow the Prince to continue Lord High Admiral, and to empower his Council to act for him. It would be tedious to repeat all the objections the Lords made to this proposal, as absurd, ridiculous, and ineffectual, and what no Parliament ever would hear of: I will only mention one particular, which is very remarkable and pretty extraordinary, that Lord Treasurer told them that he had mentioned this proposal to Lord Chancellor, and that he had entirely approved of it: Lord Chancellor since has been told what Lord Treasurer...

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Title:Original Letters, Illustrative Of English History; With Notes And Illustr. By H. Ellis Volume 4Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217026400

ISBN - 13:9780217026406

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