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History of the Reformation of the Church of England (Volume 2, PT. 1 ) (Paperback) Loot Price: R586
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History of the Reformation of the Church of England (Volume 2, PT. 1 ) (Paperback): Gilbert Burnet
History of the Reformation of the Church of England (Volume 2, PT. 1 ) (Paperback): Gilbert Burnet

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History of the Reformation of the Church of England (Volume 2, PT. 1 ) (Paperback)

Gilbert Burnet

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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.1820 Excerpt: ... Part mons: yet gentlemen went on every where taking their ' lands into their own hands, and inclosing them. 1549. In May the commons did rise first in Wiltshire; Manj are where Sir William Herbert gathered some resolute men ed.'rquie about him, and dispersed them, and slew some of them. Soon after that, they rose in Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, Gloucestershire, Suffblk, Warwickshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Leicestershire, Worcestershire, and Rutlandshire; but by fair persuasions the fury of the people was a little stopped, till the matter should be represented to the council. The Protector said, he did not wonder the commons were in such distempers, they being so oppressed, that it was easier to die once than to perish for want: and therefore he set out a proclamation, contrary to the mind of the whole council, against all new inclosures; with another, indemnifying the people for what was past, so they carried themselves obediently for the future. Commissions were also sent every where, with an unlimited power to the commissioners, to hear and determine all causes about inclosures, highways, and cottages. The vast power these commissioners assumed was much complained of; the landlords said it was an invasion of their property, to subject them thus to the pleasure of those who were sent to examine the matters without proceeding in the ordinary courts according to law. The commons being encouraged by the favour they heard the Protector bore them, and not able to govern their heat, or stay for a more peaceable issue, did rise again, but were anew quieted. Yet the Protector being opposed much by the council, he was not able to redress this grievance so fully as the people hoped. So in Oxfordshire and Devonshire they rose again, and also in Norfolk and Yorkshire. Thos..


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Gilbert Burnet
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 234
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-76301-4
Barcode: 9781235763014
Categories: Promotions
Books > Humanities > History
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LSN: 1-235-76301-3

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