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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time, Vol. 2

From the Restoration of King Charles II. to the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht, in the Reign of Queen Anne (Classic Reprint)



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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time, Vol. 2 by Gilbert Burnet
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Excerpt from Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time, Vol. 2: From the Restoration of King Charles II. To the Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace at Utrecht, in the Reign of Queen Anne Very hardly in all his pretenfions. The 4 The French King came Flanders in item}; 76, and [hit took Conde, 'and then befieged. Clilgegd e' Bouchain. The liege went 5011 in form: And the. Battle a King lay with an Army coileringjt, when on at when of fudden the Prince of Orange drew' his Army to figeirhg' gether, and went up almofi: to'the King's camp; ofomggzeoofi'ering him'battle. -all the Marlhals and Ge' ii nerals concluded that battle was to be given, and that the war would be that day ended. The King' heard all this coldly. Schomberg was newly made a Marihal, and had get great honour' the year before againfi the Prince of Orange, in railing the liege of Maei'trickt. He commanded in a. Quarter at fome dif'tance.' The King laid, he would' come to no refolution, till. He heard his Opinion. Louvoy fent for him by a confident perlon, whom he ordered to tell him what/'had happened; and that, in any opinion he was to give, he muft con fider the King's perfon. So, when he came to the. King's tent, a council of. War was called: And Schomberg was ordered to deliver his opinion. Firpt. He faid, the King was there on defign to: cover the liege of Bouchain; A young General. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works."
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December 24th, 2016
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United States
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