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A Journal Of The Swedish Embassy In The Years 1653 And 1654 Vol Ii

Auhtor: Bulstrode Whitelocke

Language: english

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Review by A. Dent, June 2010


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... success to this negotiation. Whitelocke gave a visit to the Count de Montecuculi, to give him the welcome home from his journey with the Queen ...
... thing, but believe the best way for effecting your business will be by the Queen herself and if any tell you the contrary, they are much mistaken ...
... with them. He also gave way to their exercise and pleasure of dancing in his great chamber, that he might be present at it, and admitted no undecent ...
... Duke and that she did wish that there might be peace between these two Princes and all the Princes of Christendom. And with this answer the Envoys ...
... agrees in substance with my second article, but is more general, not naming the Sound, and explaining the word 'aliorsum' in my second ...
... business is now at such a period that I shall not have occasion to trouble you with the like. There is little to do here at this time ...
... order them as he judged fit, or else that he and the rest of his company were dissemblers, and found fault with that in others which they either ...
... be presented, advance the common profit, and shall, if they know of any imminent danger or conspiration or machination of the enemies, admonish ...
... entertain him, and Thurloe's letter was this:- My Lord, Your letter of the 10th of March arrived here this morning, whereby ...
... stood expecting it, and scrambled for the head of it, and for the taffeta, which they tore in pieces and wore in their hats as the bride's favours. ...
... I could not do therein what I desired, nor after your merit. Wh. Madam, there is nothing of my merit to be alleged but your Majesty hath ...
... the wisdom of our Government hath so ordered it that nothing is to be consulted upon or debated by the Ricksdag, but what is first proposed ...
... it) affirm that the situation of this town is very healthful, and that notwithstanding the vast quantity of waters that do surround it, yet they ...
... navium liberationem, atque per se aequam ac amicitiae foederique mutuo conformem sibi haberet commendatam sufficit nunc saltem indicasse ...
... called Trave, and divides the two Duchies of Mecklenburg and Holstein. This is the road or haven belonging to the town of Luebeck, and is of good ...
... some few of brick and timber put together, and are generally fashioned and used as is before described touching the Luebeck houses. The district ...
... that your Excellence is upon your departure from this town, which gives them great cause of sadness, as they had of joy at your ...
... un vent encore plus favorable, quand notre vaisseau, n'etant point charge, fut tellement battu par une grande tempete, que nous etions ...
... Minnes was very ingenious, and gave recreation thereby to Whitelocke and to his company. June 30, 1654. [SN: Reach the Nore and Gravesend.] ...
... you have done, for His glory and for the good of His people, they may expect a blessing from Him, as you have received in an ample measure. ...