Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, vol 2

Cover image for

Download


Author: Henry Craik
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 110,491 / 327 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53
LoC Categories: U, CT
Downloads: 262
mnybks.net#: 1942
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: War, Biography
Excerpt

ving the Republican institutions which seemed to embody all that they had fought for.

But the real popular support to this fantastic substitute for Government was very small. All over the country discontent was widely spread, and had penetrated deeply into the hearts of the people. The Royalists, detached and ill-organized as they were, yet found themselves able to show some boldness and to appeal more openly for armed support. John Mordaunt, a brother of the Earl of Mordaunt, was daunted by no difficulties, and was able without great danger to carry on correspondence with probable adherents, to pass backwards and forwards between the exiled Court and England, and to concoct armed risings in various parts of the kingdom. The King took up his residence incognito at Calais, in readiness to sail for England and put himself at the head of the levies whose gathering was confidently hoped for. The Duke of York was close at hand at Boulogne. To the more cautious counsellors like Hyde the schemes seemed h

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, vol 2 by Henry Craik - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, vol 2 by Henry Craik - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, vol 2 by Henry Craik - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, vol 2 by Henry Craik - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, vol 2 by Henry Craik - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, vol 2 by Henry Craik - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of War
by Sun Tzu
Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
The Ward of King Canute
by Ottilie A. Liljencrantz
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
'Laramie'
by Charles King
The Iliad
by Homer
Jacob's Room
by Virginia Woolf
An Echo of Antietam
by Edward Bellamy
A Yankee in the Trenches
by R. Derby Holmes
The Good Soldier
by Ford Madox Ford

See more popular titles from this genre.