Personal History Of King Charles The Second; From His Landing In Scotland, On June 23, 1650, Till His Escape Out Of England, October 15, L651. With An by Charles Jobson Lyon

Personal History Of King Charles The Second; From His Landing In Scotland, On June 23, 1650, Till…

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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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...abstinence from food, or from any other ordinary indulgence. They were rather like those of the Jews, in the time of Isaiah, " fasts for debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness;" for the preachers in their sermons debated the political questions of the day, and the intention of such debates was to smite those against whom they bore an antipathy; as, for example, they had lately done, or rather attempted to do, in regard to the treatment of the Highland royalist army, and other unfortunate malignants. Their object was to rouse the feelings of their audience, in reference to the subject before them, which they effected, by making it matter of vehement declamation in their sermons, and no less vehement entreaty in their prayers. The same day, the presbytery was desired to intimate to their congregations the excommunication of one person for " rape and murder;" of a second for bestiality; of a third for witchcraft, and of two couple for being " vagabond adulterers." 1 Acts of Scots Parliament 1650. Cromwell, however, feasted, for he and his army kept this day as a day of thanksgiving for the surrender of Edinburgh Castle! Nicoll's Diary, p. 40. » Records of the Synod of Fife, pp. 167-8. Principal Baillie, who was one of the moderate party (that is, " a King and Covenant" Presbyterian), has a letter written at this time to his friend Mr Spang, which will throw some additional light on the state of affairs in Scotland at the close of the year 1650. He says, that they daily expect to hear of Cromwell marching to Stirling to " mar the Coronation;" which he adds, " sore against my heart, was delayed to the 1st of January, on pretence of previously keeping a fast for the sins of the King's family on Thursday next." " It cannot be denied," he...

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Title:Personal History Of King Charles The Second; From His Landing In Scotland, On June 23, 1650, Till…Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:July 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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