The Cross And The Crescent As Standards In War; Their Origin, Progress, And The Abuses Of The Cross As Devised And Enforced By The Bishops Of Rome by James J. MacintyreThe Cross And The Crescent As Standards In War; Their Origin, Progress, And The Abuses Of The Cross As Devised And Enforced By The Bishops Of Rome by James J. Macintyre

The Cross And The Crescent As Standards In War; Their Origin, Progress, And The Abuses Of The Cross…

byJames J. Macintyre

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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. 1854. Excerpt: ... 345 THE PRESENT STATE OF THE QUESTION OF THE HOLT SEPULCHRE AT JERUSALEM AND THE HOLY PLACES OF PALESTINE, AND OF THE WAR OF THE CROSS AND THE CRESCENT. CONCLUSION. The following declaration of war was promulgated by the Sovereign of Great Britain and Ireland against the Emperor of Russia on the 28th of March, 1854:--"Jt is with deep regret that Her Majesty announces the failure of her anxious and protracted endeavours to preserve for her people and for Europe the blessings of peace. The unprovoked aggression of the Emperor of Russia against the Sublime Porte has been persisted in with such disregard of consequences, that, after the rejection by the Emperor of Russia of terms which the Emperor of Austria, the Emperor of the French, and the King of Prussia, as well as Her Majesty, considered just and equitable, Her Majesty is compelled by a sense of what is due to the honour of her Crown, to the interests of her people, and to the independence of the States of Europe, to come forward in defence of an ally whose territory is invaded, and whose dignity and independence are assailed. "Her Majesty, in justification of the course she is about to pursue, refers to the transactions in which Her Majesty has been engaged. "The Emperor of Russia had some causes of complaint against the Sultan with reference to the settlement, which his Highness had sanctioned, of the conflicting claims of the Greek and Latin churches to a portion of the Holy Places of Jerusalem, and its neighbourhood. To the complaint of the Emperor of Russia on this head justice was done, and Her Majesty's Ambassador at Constantinople had the satisfaction of promoting an arrangement to which no exception was taken by the Russian Government. "But, while the Russian Government repeatedly assured the ...
Title:The Cross And The Crescent As Standards In War; Their Origin, Progress, And The Abuses Of The Cross…Format:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.21 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217846939

ISBN - 13:9780217846936

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