The Gunpowder Plot And Lord Mounteagle's Letter; Being A Proof, With Moral Certitude, Of The…

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byHenry Hawkes Spink

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... alike believed was of divine origin), I firmly, though with great and all-becoming deference, draw these conclusions, namely, that one of the plotters had already poured into the bending ear of his breathless priestly hearer glad tidings to the effect that he (the revealing plotter, whoever he was) had given that one supreme external proof which heaven and earth had then left to him for showing the genuineness of his repentance in regard to his crimes, and the perfectness of his contrition on account of his transgressions, by taking premeditated, active, practical, vigorous steps for the utter frustrating and the complete overthrowing of the prodigious, diabolical Plot. Furthermore; that it was because of the possession by Hammond of this happy intelligence, early on that Thursday morning, before sunrise, that therefore, in the Tribunal of Penance, "he absolved" poor, miserable (yet contrite) Ambrose Kookwood "for all in general"--"without any other circumstances." That is, I take it, without reproaching or even chiding him--in fact "without remark." 1 1 Father Nicholas Hart (alias Hammond) appears to have been stationed with the Vauxes, of Great Harrowden, usually. Foley (iv., Index) thinks it probable that the Father Singleton, S.J. (alias Clifton), mentioned by Henry Hurlston, Esquire, or Huddlestone, of the Huddlestones, of Sawston Hall, near Cambridge; Faringdon Hall, near Preston, in Lancashire; and Milium, "North of the Sands," was in reality Father Nicholas Hart (alias Hammond). I do not think so. For, according to the Evidence of Henry Hurlston (Foley's " Records" vol. iv., pp. 10, 11), who was at Great Harrowden, on Tuesday, November 5th, at five o'clock in the afternoon. Father Strange, S.J. (a cousin of Mr. Abington, of...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... alike believed was of divine origin), I firmly, though with great and all-becoming deference, draw these concl...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.26 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217116388

ISBN - 13:9780217116381

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