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e returning monarch, he became noted for the most catholic unpopularity Maidston to Winthrop. He fell from the affections of the English people, when the English people fell from the jealous care of their liberties. He had ever been incorrupt and disinterested, merciful Chap XI.} and liberal. When Unitarianism was persecuted, not as a sect, but as a blasphemy, Vane interceded for its advocate; Godwin, III. 511. he pleaded for the liberty of Quakers imprisoned for their opinions; Sewell, 191 as a legislator, he demanded justice in behalf of the Roman Catholics; he resisted the sale of Penruddoc's men into slavery, as an aggression on the rights of man. The immense emoluments of his office as treasurer of the navy he voluntarily resigned. Macauley, v. 99. When the Presbyterians, though his adversaries, were forcibly excluded from the house of commons, he also absented himself. See Vane's Speeches, in Burton When the monarchy was overthrown, and a commonwealth attempted