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Memorials and Letters Relating to the History of Britain in the Reing of Charles the First; Published from the Originals (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Memorials and Letters Relating to the History of Britain in the Reing of Charles the First; Published from the Originals...
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Memorials and Letters Relating to the History of Britain in the Reing of Charles the First; Published from the Originals (Paperback)

David Dalrymple

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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. 1766. Excerpt: ... THE LORD CONWAY'S RELATION CONCERNING THE PASSAGES IN THE LATE NORTHERN EXPEDITION, 1640. 'that the causes of the losses in the North may be the better known, the Lord Conway thinks it fit to relate what the designs were in the sirst en terprizes, as far as did fall within his cognizance. An army of 20,000 foot, and 2000 horse, was designed for the borders of Scotland, near Berwick; and another of 10,000 foot, and 1500 horse, was to be transported out of Ireland, into the town of Air in Scotland; also 10,000 foot and 500 horse were to be sent into the north of Scotland, and a fleet of ships, with some soldiers, were to go into the Frith. These forces were to be ready at a certain day, by the act of council of war; for which purpose there were divers sums of money levied, and the Most readers of English history content themselves with the very imperfect account which Lord Clarendon gives of Lord Conway's conduct, B. ii. P. 141--145. It is but just to hear what this noble commander has urged in his own vindication; it is preserved among the Ilarleiaa MSS. in the British Museum, vol. 1579. Vol. F monies in certain were counted, what they would do, and a state accordingly made. Why all this was not done (but that some troops of horse, and divers regiments of foot, were not raised at all, and the rest of the soot so late, that there was no time to exercise them) he knows not. Before the 2000 horse were levied entirely, the Lord Conway was sent to Newcastle, because it was doubted that the Scots had a design upon the town. For the defence of it, 6000 of the trainbands of Yorkshire were appointed to march thither; and, to that end, monies were advanced to every regiment; and of the regiments did marth as far as Durham; then order came to send them back again. An...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: David Dalrymple
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-69115-7
Barcode: 9781235691157
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LSN: 1-235-69115-2

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