A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714, Volume 2

At the University Press, 1857

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Page 60 - Non-jurors; and for commanding all Papists and reputed Papists to depart from the cities of London and Westminster, and from within ten miles of the same...
Page 37 - IV. Upon which their said majesties did accept the crown and royal dignity of the kingdoms of England, France, and Ireland, and the dominions thereunto belonging, according to the resolution and desire of the said Lords and Commons contained in the said declaration. V. And thereupon their majesties were pleased that the said Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, being the two houses of Parliament, should continue to sit and with their majesties...
Page 214 - Our author himself would hardly approve entirely of this Turk's conduct in the government of slaves, and yet he appears to recommend something like it for the government of English subjects.
Page 23 - ... thought it most convenient to leave the administration of the government in the hands of the queen during...
Page 206 - Glocesters lodgins, late those of the dutchesse of Portsmouth, occasioned (as said) by the carelesnesse of a maid in burning of a candle from a bunch of candles, and leaving the others lighted, quickly sett fire to the buildings; it burnt violently for several hours, and consumed the greatest part of the stone gallery on both sides, that towards the privy garden and that towards the Thames, wherein were the lodgings of the lord Devonshire, Heer Overkirks, Lord Monmouths, &c.; they blew up several...
Page 117 - Torrington," writes Luttrell, " is made in Holland riding on a dog with two women on his back, one hand combing his peruque, the other filling his pocket with French gold, with the motto in capital letters over his head : ' The Dutch got the honour, the French the advantage, and the English the shame.
Page 257 - The benchers of the Inner Temple, having given orders for bricking up their little gate leading into Whitefryers, and their workmen being at work thereon, the Alsatians came and pulled it down as they built it up ; whereupon the sherifs were desired to keep the peace, and accordingly came the 4th with their officers ; but the Alsatians fell upon them, and knockt several of them down, and shott many guns amongst them, wounded several, two of which are since dead ; a Dutch soldier passing by he was...
Page 45 - An Act for Reversing the Judgment in a Quo Warranto against the City of London and for Restoring the City of London to its ancient Rights and Privileges.
Page 64 - Hatton, brother to the lord Hatton, is committed to the Tower for handing to the presse a treasonable paper against the government.
Page 411 - By order of the queen, the lord chamberlain has sent an order to the playhouse prohibiting the acting Mr. Drydens play called the tragedy of Cleomenes, reflecting much on the government.

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