The Annals of Derry: Showing the Rise and Progress of the Town from the Earliest Accounts on Record to the Plantation Under King James I. 1613, and Thence of the City of Londonderry to the Present Time

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93. oldal - That king James II. having endeavoured to subvert the constitution of the kingdom by breaking the original contract between king and people; and, by the advice of jesuits and other wicked persons, having violated the fundamental laws, and having withdrawn himself out of this kingdom, has abdicated the government, and that the throne is thereby become vacant.
77. oldal - a spirit of extravagant joy spread over the nation, that brought on with it the throwing off the very professions of virtue and piety. All ended in entertainments and drunkenness which overrun the three kingdoms to such a degree, that it very much corrupted all their morals. Under the...
77. oldal - I was witness of. the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and Mazarine, &c., a French boy singing love songs, in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty 50 of the great courtiers and other dissolute persons were at basset round a large table, a bank of at least 2000 in gold before them ; upon which two gentlemen who were with me made reflections with astonishment. Six days after, was all in the dust.
77. oldal - I can never forget the inexpressible luxury and profaneness, gaming, and all dissoluteness, and as it were total forgetfulness of God, (it being Sunday evening,) which this day se'nnight I was witness of, the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and...
58. oldal - Whereas, the war which now in Ireland the Catholics do maintain against sectaries, and chiefly against Puritans, for the defence of the Catholic religion, for the maintenance of the prerogative and royal rights of our gracious King Charles...
102. oldal - Londonderry, for the present garrison, and the two regiments on board, for above a week, or ten days at most, and it appearing that the place is not tenable against a well appointed army: therefore it is concluded upon, and resolved...
77. oldal - ... the King sitting and toying with his concubines, Portsmouth, Cleveland, and Mazarine, &c., a French boy singing love-songs,* in that glorious gallery, whilst about twenty of the great courtiers and other dissolute persons were at Basset round a large table, a bank of at least 2000 in gold before them ; upon which two gentlemen who were with me made reflections with astonishment. Six days after was all in the dust...
62. oldal - that he moved the said Hugh to forbear executing of that business, and to discover it to the State, for the saving of his own estate ; who said he could not help it ; but said, that they did owe their allegiance to the king, and would pay him all his rights ; but that they did this for the tyrannical government that was over them, and to imitate Scotland, who got a privilege by that course.
29. oldal - After a few days had elapsed, the Lords of the Privy Council, and the corporation of the city of London, came to an understanding on the subject ; and the latter expressed their willingness to undertake the Plantation, provided the representation of its advantage and practicability, which formed the basis of their determination, should, upon investigation, appear to be correct. Accordingly, to determine this point, a Court of Common Council was convened...
84. oldal - Esq. (a very worthy citizen of this City, and lately a member of this corporation) into England, to report our case to you, and to use his endeavours by all just means for our speedy relief. And we have eternal obligations laid on us to bless God, whose mercy and providence rescued us from the designs of wicked men that conspired our ruin, without any provocation on our parts, whose inclination as well as interest it was to live peaceably with all men.

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