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CO L L E C T E D
From the Records, the Rolls of Parliament, the JOURNALS

of both Houses, the Public LIBRARIES, Original Manu-
SCRIPTS, scarce Speeches, and Tracts; all compared with
the several Contemporary Writers, and connected, through-
out, with the History of the Times.

By SEVER A L HAND S.

THE SECOND EDITION.

IN TWENTY-FOUR VOLUMES

VOL. XXII.

From the Disturbances in O&tober, 1659, to the Restoration of the King;
and an Adjournment of the Convention Parliament in September, 1660.

LONDON,

Printed for J. and R. TONSON, and A. MILLAR, in the
Strand; and W. SANDBY, in Fleet-street.

MDCC LXIII.

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THE

PARLIAMENTARY HISTORY

OF

E N G L A N D.

1659

HE Army being now once again Inter-tegnutri,

entire Lords and Masters of all, had T many Consultations how they should

O&tober. new model the Government; and first they declared Fleetwood to be The Army fend

their Commander in Chief. They Letters to the next dispatch'd Messengers to the Armies in Scot- Forces in Scot

land and Ireland, land and Ireland, to acquaint them with what they had done ; knowing well, That it was of great Importance to secure those Forces in their Intereft. The Council of State met very seldom, and that privately ; at one of which Meetings, Ludtow informs us, Col. Sydenham made a Speech, in Vindication of the late Proceedings of the Army; and undertook to provë, That they were neceffitated to make ufe of this last Remedy by a particular Call of the Divine Providence. But, that the Lord President Bradshaw, who was then present, tho', by long Sickness, very weak and much emaciated, yet, adds our Author, being animated by his ardens Zeal and constant Affection to the Common Caufe, Vol. XXII.

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