The Miscellaneous Works Of Sir Walter Scott, Bart (volume 26); Tales Of A Grandfather. 1-5. History…

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bySir Walter Scott

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 177 CHAPTER LXXIX. Prince Charles's Proclamation! on returning to Edinburgh--Results of his Victory at Preston--his Plans and Levies--his Council and Court at Holyrood House--Arrival of French Vessels with Supplies--Duplicity of Lord Lovat--its Unfortunate Results to Himself and to the Prince--Resolution of Charles to March into England, in Opposition to many of his Advisers--his Arrival at Carlisle--at Preston--at Manchester, where he receives an English Reinforcement--Alarm of Government--Resolution of George II. to take the Field in Person--Arrival of Charles at Derby--his undiminished Confidence of Success, although Surrounded by Government Forces--Lord Geo?ge Murray urges Retreat, to which the Prince reluctantly Consents. 1745.J The night after the battle of Preston, the Chevalier slept at Pinkie House, near Musselburgh;1 the next morning he returned to Duddingston, and entering the capital, was received with the acclamations of the populace,2 and all the honours which 1 " Charles remained on the field of battle till midnight, giving orders for the relief of the wounded of both armies, for tbn disposal of his prisoners, and preserving, from temper, or from judgment, every appearance of moderation and humanity."--Home, e. 6. I 1 " The Highlanders by whom the Prince was surrounded, in VOL. XXVI. M the official authorities could render. Several pro clamations were issued upon his arrival, all of them adapted to influence the popular mind. He prohibited all rejoicings for the victory, assigning for his reason the loss which had been sustained by his father's misguided subjects. The clergy of Edinburgh were, by another edict, exhorted to resume the exercise of their religious functions, and assured of the Prince's protection. This venerable body sent a deputatio...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1871. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... 177 CHAPTER LXXIX. Prince Charles's Proclamation! on returning to Edinburgh--Results of his Victory at Preston--his Plans and Levies-...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:January 15, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217357245

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