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THE

HARLEIAN MISCELLANY;

OR, A

COLLECTION

OF

SCARCE, CURIOUS, AND ENTERTAINING

PAMPHLETS AND TRACTS,

AS WELL IN MANUSCRIPT AS IN PRINT,

FOUND IN THE LATE

EARL OF OXFORD'S LIBRARY,

INTERSPERSED WITH

HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, AND CRITICAL

NO TES.

VOL. V.

LONDON

PRINTED FOR ROBERT DUTTON, GRACECHURCH-STREET.

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THE

HARLEIAN MISCELLANY;

OR, A

COLLECTION

OF

SCARCE, CURIOUS, AND ENTERTAINING

PAMPHLETS AND TRACTS,

AS WELL IN MANUSCRIPT AS IN PRINT,

FOUND IN THE LATE

EARL OF OXFORD’S LIBRARY,

INTERSPERSED WITH

HISTORICAL, POLITICAL, AND CRITICAL

NO TES.

VOL. V.

LONDON

PRINTED FOR ROBERT DUTTON, GRACECHURCH-STREET.

PAGE

An Argument of Law, concerning the Bill of Attainder of High-trea-

son of Thomas, Earl of Strafford, at a Conference in a committee of

both Houses of Parliament. By Mr. St. John, his Majesty's Solicitor-

general. Published by order of the Commons House. London,

printed Anno Domini, 1641. Quarto, containing eighty pages.

Ovatio Carolina, the Triumph of King Charles; or, the triumphant

manner and order of receiving his Majesty into his city of London,

on Thursday the twenty-fifth day.of November, Anno. Dom. 1641,

upon

his safe and happy return from Scotland. With Mr. Recorder's

Speech to his Majesty, and his Majesty's most gracious Answer.

London, printed by A. N. 1641. Quarto, containing thirty-eight

pages.

86

Camilton's Discovery of the Devilish Designs, and Killing Projects,

of the Society of Jesuits, of late years projected, and, by them,

hitherto acted, in Germany, intended, but graciously prevented,

in England. Translated out of the Latin copy. Dedicated to

the High Court of Parliament, by W.F. X. B. minister of Christ's'

Gospel,

From all sedition, and pridy conspiracy; from all false

doctrine and heresy,

Good Lord deliver us.

London, printed by T. Fawcet, dwelling in Grub-street, 1641.

Quarto, containing thirty-six pages.

103

A Conference between the two great monarchs of France and Spain,

concerning these our present proceedings in England. Wherein is

discou sed of the being of our runaways under their dominions, with

a consideration of their dangers past, in the wars betwixt England

and them. Printed in the year 1641. Quarto, containing eight

pages.

118

Fragmenta Regalia: or, Observations on the late Queen Elisabeth, her

times and favourites, written by Sir Robert Naunton, master of the

Court of Wards. Printed Anno Dom. 1641. Quarto, containing

forty-nine pages.

121

St. Hilary's Tears. Shed upon all professions, from the Judge to the

pettifouger. From the spruce dames of the exchange, to the dirty-

walking-fishmongers. From the Covent-garden lady of iniquity, to

the Turnbal-street trull. And indeed, from the Tower-stairs, to

Westminster-ferry. For want of a stirring Midsummer term, this

year of disasters, 1642. Written by one of his secretaries that had

nothing else to do. London, printed Anno Dom. 1642. Quarto,

containing six pages.

156

Examples for Kings; or, Rules for Princes to govern by. Wherein is

contained these ensuing particulars: 1. A discourse touching regal

and politick government. 2. A Prince must be just in his sentence.

3. What man is fit to be a governur, and to bear rule. 4. That a

prince ought to be true to his word. 5. That a prince onght to be

religious. 6. That a prince ought not to shed innocent blood. 7.

That a prince ought to be circumspect in giving credit to evil reports.

8. That a prince ought to beware of parasites. 9. What kind of

men ought to be of the King's council. 10. That it is dangerous for

a prince to take aid of a stranger, 11. Ilow a prince may get and

keep the love of his subjects. 12. That a prince ought to be well

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advised how he begin a war. London, printed for Henry Hutton,

1642. Quarto, containing one sheet.

161

The State and Dignity of a Secretary of State's place, with the care and

peril thereof, written by the Right Honourable Robert, late Earl of

Salisbury. With his excellent instructions to the late Earl of Bed-

ford, for the government of Barwick. A work worthy of memory.

London, printed in 1642. Quarto, containing seventeen pages. 166

The Wickéd Plots and Perfidious Practices of the Spaniards against the

seventeen provinces of the Netherlands, before they took up arms:

being gathered out of several Dutch writers, by a Lover of Truth,

and an unseigned hater of oppression and tyranny, the bane of com-

monwealths. Printed about the year 1042. Quarto, containing

eight pages.

172

The Strangling and Death of the Great Turk, and his two sons; with

the strange preservation and deliverance of his uncle Mustapha

from perishing in prison, with bụnger and thirst, the young Łm

peror, not three days before, having so commanded. A wonderful

story, and the like never heard of in our modern times, and yet all

to manifest the glory and providence of God, in the preservation of

Christendom in these troublesome times. Printed this fifteenth of

July. Printed at London, by J.D. for Nicholas Bourne and Thomas

Archer, and are to be sold at their shops at the Exchange, and in

Pope's head palace, 1642. Octavo, containing seventeen pages.

182

The Advice of that worthy commander, Sir Edward Harwood, colonel.

Written by King Charles's command, upon occasion of the French

King's preparation; and presented in his life-time, by his own hand,

to his Majesty: hitherto, being a private manu

nuscript. Also, a rela-

tion of his life and death. Whereunto is also annexed divers re-

markable instructions, written by the late and ever-famous Earl of

Essex. All tending to the securing and fortifying of this kingdom,

both by sea and land, and now seasonably published for the benefit

of these times.

A word spoken in season is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.

Prov. xxv. 11.

Printed at London, for R. Harford, 1642. Quarto, containing forty

pages

195

Strange Apparitions ; or, The Ghost of King James: with a late con-

ference between the ghost of that good King, the Marquis of Hamil-

ton's and George Eglisham's, doctor of physick; unto which ap-

peared the ghost of the late duke of Buckingham, concerning the

death and poisoning of King James, and the rest. Printed at Lon-

don for J. Aston, 1642. Quarto, containing eight pages

211

A worthy speech, spoken in the honourable House of Commons, by

Sir Benjamin Rudyard, for accommodation betwixt his Majesty, and

his parliament. July the ninth, 1642. July 18. Printed for Richard

Lownds, 1642. Quarto, containing eight pages

216

Two Speeches spoken by the Earl of Manchester and John Pym, esq.

as a reply to his Majesty's answer to the city of London's petition,

sent from his Majesty, by Captain Hearne, and read at the Common

Hall, on Friday the thirteenth of January, 1642. Also a true nar-

ration of the passages of that day. Ordered by the Commons in par-

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