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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 12 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 11 1 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 8 2 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 7 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 22, 1861., [Electronic resource] 5 5 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition. 4 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 4 0 Browse Search
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pe as a subtle controversialist. With the whole force of English diplo- Chap. VIII.} 1603. macy, he suggested the propriety of burning an Arminian professor of Holland, whose heresies he refuted in a harmless tract. Once he indulged his vanity in a public discussion, and, when the argument was over, procured himself the gratification of burning his opponent at the stake. His mind had been early imbued with the doctrines of Calvinism; but he loved arbitrary power better than the tenets of Knox; and as the Arminians in England favored royalty, King James became an Arminian. He always loved flattery and ease; and had no fixed principles of conduct or belief. Such was the king of England, at a period when the limits of royal authority were not as yet clearly defined. Such was the man to whose decision the Puritans must refer their claims. He had called the church of Scotland the sincerest kirk of the world; he had censured the service of England as an evil said mass. Would he r
Hubbard, 269—271. Hutch. I App. No. v. Hazard, i. 434.436. They therefore beg of the royal clemency the favor of neglect. But before their supplication could find its way to the throne, the monarch was himself already involved in disasters. Anticipating success in his tyranny in England, he had resolved to practise no forbearance; with headlong indiscretion, he insisted on introducing a liturgy into Scotland, and compelling the uncom- Chap. X.} 1637. July 23. promising disciples of Knox to listen to prayers translated from the Roman missal. The first attempt at reading the new service in the cathedral of Edinburgh was the signal for that series of momentous events which promised to restore liberty to England, and give peace to the colonies. The movement began, as great revolutions almost always do, from the ranks of the people. What, ye villain! shouted the old women at the dean, as he read the liturgy, will ye say mass in my lug?—A pape, a pape! resounded the multitude