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OF THE

REBELLION AND CIVIL WARS

IN

ENGLAND,

TOGETHER WITH

AN HISTORICAL VIEW OF THE AFFAIRS OF IRELAND,

BY

EDWARD EARL OF CLARENDON,

NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME CAREFULLY PRINTED FROM THE

ORIGINAL MS. PRESERVED IN THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY.

TO WHICH ARE SUBJOINED

THE NOTES OF BISHOP WARBURTON.

IN SEVEN VOLUMES.

VOL. III.

OXFORD

AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

MDCCCXLIX.

Char. Press,

31.6.37.

OTHE

A TRUE

HISTORICAL NARRATION

OF THE

REBELLION AND CIVIL WARS

IN ENGLAND

BEGUN IN THE YEAR 1641, WITH THE PRECEDENT PASSAGES

AND ACTIONS THAT CONTRIBUTED THEREUNTO.

BOOK VII.

'WHEN the

treaty was first consented to by the two

houses, they ordered that it should be upon the first proposition made by his majesty and the first proposition made by themselves, and that those should be first concluded on before they proceeded to treat upon any of the other propositions. So that the committee, in the first place, applied themselves to his majesty upon his own first proposition, which was,

“ That his own revenue, magazines, towns, forts, and ships, which had been taken or kept from him by force, should be forthwith restored to him." 3

To which the committee answered,

“ That the two houses had made use of his majesty's own revenue but in a very small proportion, which in a good part had been employed in the maintenance of his children, accordVOL. III.

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