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The history of England, from the accession of James the Second

Volume V (of six)

by Thomas Babington Macaulay

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History -- James II, 1685-1688.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- William and Mary, 1689-1702.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Charles Harding Firth.
    ContributionsFirth, C. H. 1857-1936.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA435 M14 1913
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 v. (3105 p.) :
    Number of Pages3105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22882435M

    In response, the Parliament passed an Act that stated, "whoever should preach in a conventicle under a roof, or should attend, either as preacher or as a hearer, a conventicle in the open air, should be punished with death and confiscation of property". But he was cordially welcomed by his master, and dismissed with assurances of undiminished confidence and steady support. It was therefore impossible for William, now that the country was threatened by no foreign and no domestic enemy, to keep up even a single battalion without the sanction of the Estates of the Realm; and it might well be doubted whether such a sanction would be given. She took Lady Clancarty with her to the palace, obtained access to William, and put a petition into his hand.

    Those who held uncourtly opinions could express those opinions without resorting to illegal expedients and employing the agency of desperate men. At the head from the accession of James the Second book this army he traversed the peninsula to and fro, gained a succession of victories against immense numerical odds, slaughtered the hardy youth of Latium like sheep, by tens of thousands, encamped under the walls of Rome, continued during sixteen years to maintain himself in a hostile country, and was never dislodged till he had by a cruel discipline gradually taught his adversaries how to resist him. The disciples of Trenchard complained that a great principle had been shamefully given up. A member of the Grand Council of Venice, who passed his whole life under tutelage and in fear, who could not travel where he chose, or visit whom he chose, or invest his property as he chose, whose path was beset with spies, who saw at the corners of the streets the mouth of bronze gaping for anonymous accusations against him, and whom the Inquisitors of State could, at any moment, and for any or no reason, arrest, torture, fling into the Grand Canal, was free, because he had no king. Evremond, pa. If, to serve the cause of her religion, she broke through the most sacred ties of consanguinity, she only followed her father's example.

    They were not shocked by hearing the same from the accession of James the Second book maintain, in the same breath, that, if twenty thousand professional soldiers were kept up, the liberty and property of millions of Englishmen would be at the mercy of the Crown, and yet that those millions of Englishmen, fighting for liberty and property, would speedily annihilate an invading army composed of fifty or sixty thousand of the conquerors of Steinkirk and Landen. To the clamours of London he had been long accustomed. During the first three months ofhundreds of those who gave negative replies to these questions were dismissed. And, if, in time of war, when the whole Channel was dotted with our cruisers, it had been found impossible to prevent the regular exchange of the fleeces of Cotswold for the alamodes of Lyons, what chance was there that any machinery which could be employed in time of peace would be more efficacious? For it was only the testimony of the majority of the House. The disciples of Trenchard complained that a great principle had been shamefully given up.


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The history of England, from the accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Download PDF Ebook

James published these papers with a declaration signed by his sign manual and challenged the Archbishop of Canterbury and the whole Anglican episcopal bench to refute Charles's arguments: "Let me have a solid answer, and in a gentlemanlike style; and it may have the effect which you so much desire of bringing me over to your church.

He credits the British people with resisting all foreign influences beginning with the Romans and going on to the French, Dutch and Germans who had an important role to play in the affairs of the country.

The History of England from the Accession of James I to that of the Brunswick Line: Volume 4

After the Restoration the survivors returned to their pleasant abode. The courtly Quaker, therefore, did his best to seduce the college from the path of right. There can be no doubt that the Sovereign was, by the old polity of the realm, competent to give or let the domains of the Crown in such manner as seemed good to him.

The reigning sovereign was not competent to make provision for such a case by will. II by Thomas Macaulay.

The History of England, from the Accession of James II Volume II Part 24

As soon as the bill for punishing Duncombe had been from the accession of James the Second book at the The history of England of the Peers, it became clear that there would be a sharp contest.

In spite of all the attacks it from the accession of James the Second book both when it was first published and later, the book remains a highly readable account of the history of the tiny island nation which went on to become a superpower.

A short time before her death, she had, it was said, implored the Virgin of Loretto, with fervent vows and rich offerings, to bestow a son on James. Sunderland had been uneasy from the first moment at which his name had been mentioned in the House of Commons. They had undoubtedly owed much to him.

They were consequently ejected from their dwellings and deprived of their revenues. I am King. This power had generally been exercised with freedom. This man's life had been a series of shameful acts. He was received there with the wonted honours.

The government appears to have had no hold on such a man, except the hold which master bakers and master tailors have on their journeymen. But whose heart was to bleed at the thought that Charles Duncombe, who was born to carry parcels and to sweep down a counting-house, was to be punished for his knavery by having his income reduced to eight thousand a year, more than most earls then possessed?

It was by their order that the upstart Duncombe had been put in ward. The Fellows respectfully represented to the King the difficulty in which they should be placed, if, as was rumoured, Farmer should be recommended to them, and begged that, if it were His Majesty's pleasure to interfere in the election, some person for whom they could legally and conscientiously vote might be proposed.

It is to be lamented that Burnet, and the excellent Hough, who was now Bishop of Oxford, should have been impelled by party spirit to record their dissent from a decision which all sensible and candid men will now pronounce to have been just and salutary.

You shall answer it in the King's Bench. He could not bear to think that he was so nearly connected with an enemy of the Revolution and of the Bill of Rights, and would with pleasure have seen the odious tie severed even by the hand of the executioner.The History of England from the Accession of James II, Volume IV (Dodo Press) by Macaulay, Thomas Babington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at tjarrodbonta.com The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, Volume II.

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