Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, vol 2

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Author: Henry Craik
Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 110,491 / 327 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53
LoC Categories: U, CT
Downloads: 265
mnybks.net#: 1942
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: War, Biography
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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

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