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" Whitehall ; where, and at other places, he declared he had not been acquainted with this design : yet, since it was done, he was glad of it, and would endeavour to maintain it. "
Oliver Cromwell - Page 251
by Michael Russell - 1910
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Oliver Cromwell and the Rule of the Puritans in England

Charles Harding Firth - Great Britain - 1900 - 496 pages
...he did not hesitate to accept it. He said, " that he had not been acquainted with this design, but since it was done he was glad of it, and would endeavour to maintain it." On the question of the King, a difference of opinion between Cromwell and the bulk of the officers...
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Oliver Cromwell

Samuel Rawson Gardiner - Great Britain - 1901 - 319 pages
...on the evening of the same day, he declared that he had not ' been acquainted with the design ; yet, since it was done, he was glad of it, and would endeavour to maintain it '. As ' Pride's purge ' had not been resolved on before the previous night it was physically impossible...
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Gentlemen of the House of Commons, Volume 1

Thomas Hay Sweet Escott - Constitutional history - 1902
...notice this, as to say that he had not been acquainted with what the army had done to the House, but that, since it was done, he was glad of it, and would by all means help them to maintain it. Such friends of Prynne as were still at large now plied the...
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The Historians' History of the World: England, 1642-1791

Henry Smith Williams - World History - 1904
...Whitehall, where, and at other places, he declared that he had not been acquainted with this design; yet since it was done he was glad of it; and would endeavour to maintain it." Vane, who had spoken vehemently in the great debate of the 4th, against accepting the king's concessions...
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The Life of Sir Henry Vane the Younger: With a History of the Events of His Time

William Wotherspoon Ireland - Great Britain - 1905 - 513 pages
...arrived in London the night after. He declared that he had not been acquainted with the design ; yet, since it was done, he was glad of it and would endeavour to maintain it. Ireton drove this on as well as the next move : as Burnet says : " Ireton had the principles and temper...
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The Works of Lord Morley, Volume 5

John Morley - 1921
...Ludlow, "and at other places, Cromwell declared that he had not been acquainted with this design, yet, since it was done, he was glad of it and would endeavour to maintain it." The process was completed next day. A week later (December 15) the council of officers determined that...
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Modern English Statesmen

George Robert Stirling Taylor - Statesmen - 1921 - 267 pages
...members. Cromwell said he did not know of this until it was done — which was probably a lie — "but since it was done he was glad of it, and would endeavour to maintain it." When the driven members demanded to know "By what law?" this had been ordered, Hugh Peters — the...
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The Works of Lord Morley, Volume 5

John Morley - 1921
...Ludlow, "and at other places, Cromwell declared that he had not been acquainted with this design, yet, since it was done, he was glad of it and would endeavour to maintain it." The process was completed next day. A week later (December 15) the council of officers determined that...
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The Rump Parliament 1648-53

Blair Worden - History - 1977 - 440 pages
...when told of the purge replied disingenuously 'that he had not been acquainted with this design; yet since it was done he was glad of it, and would endeavour to maintain it'.2 In the following month he did quite the reverse. Blunting the radical edge of army policies,...
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Cromwell

Antonia Fraser - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 774 pages
...this providentialist attitude : he declared that he had not "been acquainted with this design; yet, since it was done, he was glad of it, and would endeavour to maintain it."11 And so last-minute had been some of the arrangements for the purge, that it was quite possible...
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