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OLIVER CROMWELL.

LORD PROTECTO of the Commonwealth of
ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, and IRELAND.

By the late JOHN BANKS, Efq;

With an APPENDIX, containing many curious Pieces
relating to the Hiftory and Character of the LORD
PROTECTOR.

THE SIXTH EDIDION.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THE BOOOKSELLERS.

M.DCC.LXXIX.

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CHAP. I. Election's on party prejudices. Effects of them with regard to the partice concerned in the troubles of King Charles I. Cromwell's defcent, alliances, and firft advances to popularity; with a view of the motives to the civil war, and the fentiments of Mr Locke and a British parliament concerning refiftance, Page CHAP. II. Cromwell's military exploits, and wonderful fuccefs in the civil wars, during the life of King Charles the First, CHAP. III. The military actions of General Cromwell after the King's death, during his government of Ireland, 34

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CHAP. IV. Cromwell's war against the Scots under King Charles the Second, till he totally routs them at the battle of Worcester,

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CHAP. V. A view of Cromwell's conduct towards King Charles I. with a vindication of him in many particulars, 76 CHAP. VI. Cromwell's management towards the parliament, the army, and the parties he had to deal with, till he affumed the fovereignty, CHAP VII. A view of Cromwell's civil government, from his diffolving the long parliament till his death, 134 CHAP. VIII. Protector Cromwell's behaviour towards foreign princes and ftates; his zeal for the honour of England, the Proteftant religion, and the liberties of mankind, 159 CHAP. IX. The characters of Cromwell and King Charles I. with a parallel between them in fuch points as will admit of it,

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APPENDIX.
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No. I. A letter of the Marquis of Mentrofe to King Charles I. delivered during the treaty of Uxbridge, and which was the occafion of breaking off the con ferences,

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