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Ecclesiastical History of England; From the Opening of the Long Parliament to the Death of Oliver Cromwell (5) (English, German, Paperback) Loot Price: R461
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Ecclesiastical History of England; From the Opening of the Long Parliament to the Death of Oliver Cromwell (5) (English,...
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Ecclesiastical History of England; From the Opening of the Long Parliament to the Death of Oliver Cromwell (5) (English, German, Paperback)

John Stoughton

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Dieses historische Buch kann zahlreiche Tippfehler und fehlende Textpassagen aufweisen. Kaufer konnen in der Regel eine kostenlose eingescannte Kopie des originalen Buches vom Verleger herunterladen (ohne Tippfehler). Ohne Indizes. Nicht dargestellt. 1874 edition. Auszug: ...race, who never attained the crown he inherited, mingled his dust with that of a great aunt, who soon lost the crown she had prompted her husband too eagerly to seize. As the nation unaffectedly mourned 1 Burnet, ii. 211. Stanley's Memorials of Westminster Abbey; Supplement, 136. the death of the youthful Duke, a gentleman,1 living at Holland House, a friend of Atterbury's, lamented the removal of his Royal neighbour in the following lines, which afford a specimen of the affected elegiac strains popular at the period: --"So by the course of the revolving spheres, When'er a new discover'd star appears, Astronomers with pleasure and amaze, Upon the infant luminary gaze. They find their heaven's enlarged, and wait from thence, Some blest, some more than common influence; But suddenly, alas I the fleeting light Eetiring, leaves their hopes involved in endless night." The Duke of Gloucester was the last Protestant heir to the Crown recognized in the Act of Settlement. His death therefore exposed the Royal succession to new perils, revived the hopes of the Jacobites, and created anxiety in the minds of William and his Ministers. The King at the time had left England nearly a month; and as, amidst the gardens of his retreat at Loo, he saw the shortening of the summer days, he had pondered j future contingencies, and laid plans for preserving the work which he had wrought. When, in the following February, 1701, he, bearing evident signs of increasing frailty, met Parliament, he told the Houses that the loss just sustained made it necessary there should be a further provision for a Protestant succession; adding, that the happiness of the nation, and the security of religion, seemed to depend so much...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: John Stoughton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 148
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-26107-2
Barcode: 9781230261072
Languages: English • German
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LSN: 1-230-26107-9

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