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Historical Inquiries Respecting the Character of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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Historical Inquiries Respecting the Character of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon (Paperback): George James Welbore Agar- Ellis
Historical Inquiries Respecting the Character of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon (Paperback): George James Welbore Agar- Ellis

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Historical Inquiries Respecting the Character of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon (Paperback)

George James Welbore Agar- Ellis

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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. 1827. Excerpt: ... some of these brilliant schemes; at all events it is evident, from the style of the different letters addressed to him upon the subject, that he did not in any way discourage them. On the 27th of January, 1657, Captain Titus,0 under the name of Mr. Jennings, c Silas Titus was the author of the celebrated Pamphlet entitled " Killing no murder," of which the object was to incite persons to the assassination of Cromwell. Titus, as we have seen in the text, did not confine his attempts against Cromwell's life to his pen. Clarendon, apparently at the Restoration, quarrelled with his former tool Titus, perhaps left him unrewarded; for he is mentioned by Sir Peter Pett, in a letter to Anthony Ax Wood, as one of the Chancellor's opponents in Parliament. He was a mere adventurer, and served at different periods of his life all sides and all parlies. Swift says, " he was the greatest rogue in England," which is not difficult to be believed. He was born about 1622, and died some time during the reign of William III. He was first a Captain in the Parliament army; afterwards Groom of the Bed-chamber to Charles II.; a great supporter of Titus Oates and the Popish Plot; and subsequently made a Privy Counwrites thus from Antwerp to Sir Edward Hyde. "Never was any thing more unhappily prevented than the killing Cromwell the first day of the Parliament, and I find the relation Saxbye made of that business was true, for Major Wood was a spectator. All things were as well prepared as was imaginable, and Major General Brown resolved, had it taken effect, to engage; since that time, those that were to do it have grown cold, and cillor by James II. He was long a Member of the House of Commons. "Saxby was an adventurer, who appears to have volunteered his services through Father...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: George James Welbore Agar- Ellis
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-44112-6
Barcode: 9781151441126
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-151-44112-0

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