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Banks, John - A Short Critical Review of the Political Life of Oliver Cromwell, 1760 (ESTC N22589)

Banks, John
A Short Critical Review Of the Political Life of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Comprised under the following heads: His descent, alliances, and first advances to popularity; with a view of the motive to the civil war, and the sentiments of Mr. Locke and a British parliament concerning resistance. His military exploits, and wonderful success in the civil wars, during the life of king Charles I. His military actions after the king's death, during his government in Ireland. [His?] war against the Scots under king Charles II. till he totally routed them at Worcester. A view of his conduct towards king Charles I. with a vindication of him in many particulars. His management towards the parliament, the army, and the parties he had to deal with, till he assumed the sovereignty. A view of his civil government, from his dissolving the long parliament to his death. His behaviour towards foreign princes and states; his zeal for the honour of England, the protestant religion, and the liberties of mankind. A summary of his character, and of that of king Charles I. with a parallel between them in such points as will admit of it. By the late John Banks, Esq; With an Appendix, containing many curious pieces relating to the history and character of the Lord Protector
The Fourth Edition
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Printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes; J. Rivington; L. Davis and C. Reymers; S. Crowder; and T. Longman
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University of Michigan - Buhr Shelving Facility, DA 426 .B22 1760
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