A short critical review of the political life of Oliver Cromwell Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Comprised under the following heads: His descent, alliances, and first advances to popularity; with a view of the motives to the civil war, and the sentiments of mr. Locke and a British parliament concerning resistance. His military exploits, and wonderful success in the civil wars, during the life of king Charles I. His military actions after that king's death, during his government in Ireland. His war against the Scots under king Charles II. till he totally routed them at Worcester. A view of his conduct towards king Charles I. with a vindication of him in many particulars His management towards the parliament, the army, and the parties he had to deal with, till he assumed the sovereignty. A view of his civil government, from his dissolving the long parliament to his death. His behaviour towards foreign princes and states; his zeal for the honour of England, the protestant religion, and the liberties of mankind. A summary of his character, and of that of king Charles I. with a parallel between them in such points as will admit of it. By a gentleman of the Middle-Temple

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Bancks, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London printed for C. Davis, in Holborn; J. Hodges, at the Looking-Glass, over-against St. Magnus Church, London-Bridge; and J. Osborn, in Pater-Noster-Row 1747, 1747
Edition:The third edition, carefully revised, and greatly enlarged in every chapter, by the author
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Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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Item Description:A gentleman of the Middle-Temple = John Banks. - Braces in imprint. - English Short Title Catalog, T135437. - Reproduction of original from British Library
Physical Description:Online-Ressource ([6],359,[19]p.,plate) port 12°