Verney Papers, Notes of Proceedings in the Long Parliament Temp. Charles I, PR. from Original Pencil Memoranda Taken in the House by Sir R. Verney, Ed


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...directed to be burnt by the hangman, and the house agreed to pray the king to forbear to confer upon him any honourable employment. (Journ. ii. 209.) The vote came too late, for Charles, with his usual indiscretion, had made a favourite of this vain and now unpopular person, and had called him up to the house ...