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THE

HISTORY

OF THE

REBELLION AND CIVIL WARS,

BY

EDWARD EARL OF CLARENDON.

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THE

HISTORY

OF THE

REBELLION AND CIVIL WARS

IN

ENGLAND,

BY

EDWARD EARL OF CLARENDON.

A NEW EDITION,

FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT.

IN SEVEN VOLUMES.

VOL. IV.

OXFORD,
AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS.

MDCCCXXXIX.

Clar. Press

31. c.4.

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THE

HISTORY

OF THE

REBELLION, &c.

BOOK VII.

W HEN the treaty was first consented to by the

V 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 re“ venue, magazines, towns, forts, and ships, which “ had been taken, or kept from him by force, “ should be forthwith restored to him." 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, according to the allowance established “ by himself. And the houses would satisfy what “ should remain due to his majesty of those sums,

VOL. IV.

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