Part pp. 113–21 - ‘A Discourse of Rebellion Given up and down in 1676.’ Author unknown.

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Crewe MS/36/pp. 113–21


‘A Discourse of Rebellion Given up and down in 1676.’ Author unknown.


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Prose. The discourse includes, among other things, a translation of part of a letter by Machiavelli (pp. 113–16) and notes of speeches by Colonel Birch and others in the House of Commons in 1675 and 1676 (pp. 117–21).

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The first part is printed, with variations, in A True Copy of a Letter written by N. Machiavell in Defence of himself and his Religion (1691) (Wing M141), pp. 13–15.

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