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tia. The general court, in session at his arrival, and unprepared for open resist- 1686 May 15. ance, dissolved their assembly, and returned in sadness to their homes. The charter government was publicly May 25. displaced by the arbitrary commission, popular representation abolished, and the press subjected to the Nov 29. censorship of Randolph. At last, Sir Edmund Andros, glittering in scarlet and Dec 20. lace, landed at Boston, as governor of all New England. How unlike Penn at Newcastle! He was authorized to remove and appoint members of his council, and, with their consent, to make laws, lay taxes, and control the militia of the country. He was instructed to tolerate no printing-press, to encourage Episcopacy, and to sustain authority by force. From New York came West as secretary; and in the council, four subservient members, of whom but one was a New England man, alone commanded his attention. The other members of the council formed a fruitless but united oppositio