A Compleat History of Ireland, from the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time: In which is Contained a General Review of the Ancient Kings, &c, Volume 2

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Page 316 - THE Roman Catholics of this kingdom shall enjoy such privileges in the exercise of their religion, as are consistent with the laws of Ireland : or as they did enjoy in the reign of king Charles the Second...
Page 316 - James, or those authorized by him, to grant the same in the several counties of Limerick, Clare, Kerry, Cork, and Mayo, or any of them; and all the commissioned officers in their majesties...
Page 342 - He gave too much way to his own humour, almost in everything, not excepting that which related to his own health. He knew all foreign affairs well, and understood the state of every court in Europe very particularly. He instructed his own ministers himself ; but he did not apply enough to affairs at home. He tried how he could govern us, by balancing the two parties one...
Page 315 - Sir Toby Butler, Colonel Garret Dillon, and Colonel John Brown, on the other Part : In the behalf of the Irish Inhabitants in the City and County of Limerick, the Counties of Clare, Kerry, Cork, Sligo, and Mayo. In...
Page 48 - that I am nowise afraid of death, nor am daunted with any terrors; but do as cheerfully lay down my head at this time as ever I did when going to repose!
Page 267 - It would be inhuman to the memory of the unhappy to impute the difgrace .of this action to James. — He: revoked the order as foon as he heard of it* becaufe his own fufferings had probably ta.ught him to feel for that of others.
Page 14 - What is it to you, whether I make many or few boroughs ; my council may consider the fitness, if I require it ; but what if I had made forty noblemen, and four hundred boroughs, the more the merrier, the fewer the better cheer.
Page 211 - Prince, who, did he rightly know the business (without such submission) would never enter upon a bargain to preserve or rather restore holy religion in a Kingdom with agents bringing their authority from a withered accursed hand, and God will send His angels of strength and light before that people, at least many of them who are lying in darkness and shackled with the irons of excommunication...
Page 61 - Roman catholic religion, against all persons that shall oppose the same. I further swear, that I will bear faith and allegiance to our sovereign lord king Charles, his heirs and successors; and that I will defend him and them, as far as I may, with my life, power and estate, against all such persons as shall attempt...
Page 34 - That, by the powerfulness of some ministers of state in this kingdom, the parliament in its members and actions, hath not its natural freedom.

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