Some Memorials Of John Hampden, His Party, And His Times (volume 1)

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byBaron George Nugent Nugent

not yet rated|write a review
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.1832 Excerpt: ... PART THE FIFTH. From 1640 to 1041. Short Parliament--Industry of Hampden--Hampden marries bis second wife--Bishop Williams solicits his assistance in a case of Privilege with the Lords--Vane announces a message from the King concerning Ship-Money and Supply--Opposite Resolutions moved by Hampden and Hyde--Vane's angry declaration--Dissolution--Votes of Convocation, and renewed Resolutions of Grievances--Second Scotch War--Scots pass the Tweed and Tyne--Treaty of Rippon--Meetings of the Country party, and correspondence with the Scots--Opening of the Long Parliament--Committees of Grievances--Prisoners of the Star-Chamber liberated--Strafford, Laud, and others committed--Trial of Strafford--Bill of Attainder--Conduct of Hampden respecting that measure examined--Perfidy of the King. PART THE FIFTH. From 1640 to 1641. Twelve years had now elapsed, during which England had been governed without a Parliament. The Commons of this Parliament began their course in a manner which gave promise of great and lasting benefit to the publick cause; and the courage, the tenacity, the moderation and singleness of purpose, which marked every proceeding throughout their short career, justified the expectations they had raised. Though thwarted and baffled by the King in every project of redress, and dissolved angrily before they had passed any one complete act, still, sitting as they had done from day to day without longer adjournment, and always in conflict with the Crown on the highest matters of popular right and parliamentary privilege, their journals are not dishonoured by any trace of irregularity or passion. Considering the temper which had now shewn itself in both parties through the country, this distinction, which they so well deserve, was, perhaps, owing in part to ...

Pricing and Purchase Info

$27.95

Out of stock online

From the Publisher

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.1832 Excerpt: ... PART THE FIFTH. From 1640 to 1041. Short Parliament--Industry of Hampden--Hampden marries bis second wife--Bishop Williams solic...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217875513

ISBN - 13:9780217875516

Customer Reviews of Some Memorials Of John Hampden, His Party, And His Times (volume 1)

Reviews