Memoirs Historical and Topographical of Bristol and It's Neighbourhood: From the Earliest Period Down to the Present Time, Volume 2

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This is the classic book on Bristol. Contains useful summaries of all the major Bristol Charters and also extracts from city calendars. Essential reading for anybody studying the history of Bristol.

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Page 458 - Presbyterians, Independents, all have here the same spirit of faith and prayer ; the same presence and answer ; they agree here, have no names of difference : pity it is it should be otherwise anywhere ! All that believe, have the real unity, which is most glorious ; because inward and spiritual, in the Body, and to the Head...
Page 458 - All that believe have the real unity, which is most glorious because inward and spiritual, in the Body and to the Head. For being united in forms, commonly called uniformity, every Christian will, for peace' sake, study and do as far as conscience will permit. And for brethren, in things of the mind we look for no compulsion but that of light and reason.
Page 458 - Sir, they that have been employed in this service know, that faith and prayer obtained this City for you : I do not say ours only, but of the people of God with you and all England over, who have wrestled with God for a blessing in this very thing.
Page 458 - If any plead exemption from that, — he knows not the Gospel : if any would wring that out of your hands, or steal it from you under what pretence soever, I hope they shall do it without effect.
Page 456 - The success on Colonel Welden's side did not answer with this. And although the Colonels, and other the officers and soldiers both Horse and Foot, testified as much resolution as could be expected, — Colonel Welden, Colonel...
Page 454 - ... strength of the enemy within. By sallies (which were three or four) I know not that we lost thirty men in all the time of our siege. Of officers of quality, only Colonel Okey was taken by mistake (going 'of himself to the enemy, thinking they had been friends), and Captain Guilliams slain in a charge.
Page 457 - accordingly' are these enclosed. For performance whereof hostages were mutually given. On Thursday about two of the clock in the afternoon, the Prince marched out ; having a convoy of two regiments of Horse from us ; and making election of Oxford for the place he would go to, which he had liberty to do by his Articles. The cannon which we have taken are about...
Page 492 - Saturday next, in each place wearing a paper containing a description of his crimes ; and that at the Old Exchange his tongue be bored through with a hot iron, and...
Page 491 - Westminster, during the space of two hours, on Thursday next, and be whipped by the hangman through the streets from Westminster to the Old Exchange, London ; and...
Page 457 - ... what by reason of the height of the works, which proved higher than report made them, and the shortness of the ladders, they were repulsed, with the loss of about a Hundred men.

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