The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, Begun in the Year 1641: With the Precedent Passages, and Actions, that Contributed Thereunto, and the Happy End, and Conclusion Thereof by the King's Blessed Restoration, and Return, Upon the 29th of May, in the Year 1660, Volume 3, Part 1

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Page 256 - ... inscriptions, and those landmarks pulled down, by which all men knew every particular place in that church, and such a dismal mutation over the whole, that they knew not where they were ; nor was there one old officer that had belonged to it, or knew where our princes had used to be interred. At last there was a fellow of the town who undertook to tell them the place, where, he said, " there was a vault in which King Harry the Eighth and Queen Jane Seymour were interred.
Page 266 - England that would forsake the royal interest; that he had great courage, industry, and generosity; that he had many friends who would always adhere to him; and that as long as he lived, what condition soever he was in, he would be a thorn in their sides; and therefore, for the good of the commonwealth, he should give his vote against the petition.
Page 161 - ... how much they had been wanted- and how much prince Rupert longed for their company.
Page 225 - God blefs you, (and let us comfort you with that " which is our own comfort, that though affliction may " make us pafs under the cenfures of men, yet we look " upon it fo, as if it procure not, by God's mercy, to us " a deliverance, it will to you a bleffing), rather to " conquer your enemies by pardoning, than punifhing. " If you faw how unmanly and unchriftian the impla" cable difpofition is in our ill-willers, you would avoid
Page 347 - ... lost, threw away his ribbon and George, (for he was a knight of the garter,) and found means to change his clothes with a fellow of the country, and so after having gone on foot two or three miles, he got...
Page 252 - ... counsels, that he suffered himself to be applied to their worst offices, taking it to be a high honour to sit upon the same bench with Cromwell, who employed and contemned him at once : nor did that party of miscreants look upon any two men in the kingdom with that scorn and detestation, as they did upon Danvers and Mildmay.
Page 147 - Edinburgh, to expostulate upon the whole matter, and declare their firm resolution to the lords there. Sir Philip Musgrave, that it might appear that they did not exclude any who had taken the covenant, and were willing to join with them, carried a...
Page 254 - Parliament, and the guilt they were conscious of themselves, made them watch all opportunities to make themselves gracious to those who could do them good ; and so they became spies upon their...
Page 187 - Lambert answered, that he knew " they -were gallant men, and that he desired to preserve as many of them, as was in his power to do ; but he must require six of them to be given up to him, whose lives he could not save ; which he was sorry for, since they were brave men ; but his hands were bound.
Page 253 - He had an excellent understanding, but was not confident enough of it ; which made him oftentimes change his own opinion for a worse, and follow the advice of men that did not judge so well as himself.

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