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The Modern Part of an Universal History, Vol. 19 free pdf Excerpt from The Modern Part of an Universal History, Vol. 19: From the Earliest Accounts to the Present Time In the conduct of this business he was assisted, or to speak with the freedom of an historian, he was directed by other heads. At the time his brother Don Alonso was seized, that unhappy king scarce perceived it- but as the evening drew on, and every body left him, he found he was a prisoner: upon which he sent to desire his brother to let him have John, who managed his dog-kennel, to keep him company. When the message was delivered, the infant Don Pedro lost his usual calmness, and burst into a violent passion of tears, and immediately gave orders that some who were agreeable to him mould remain in his apartment. In this situation things continued till the meeting of the states. One would have imagined that the new government must have been extremely insecure, and subject to many disturbances both at home and abroad, whereas it happened quite otherwise. The conde de Castelmelhor no sooner heard the infant proclaimed regent, than he judged it most expedient for him to quit the kingdom in disguise, retiring first to Turin, from thence into France, and lastly into Great Britain, where he was kindly received, and had a good pension. Henry Enriquez, who was generally hated, was sent to prison and detained there- but as for Antonio Sousa de Macedo, he retired to his own house in the country, and betaking himself to his studies, not only remained undisturbed, but received marks of favour and countenance. The count de Schomberg, who had now the command of the troops without control, kept in awe the Spaniards, who were themselves so weakened by intestine disputes and the war with France, which was then breaking our, that they were in no condition to stir- on the contrary, they regretted the troubles in Portugal, as it seemed highly probable they might retard the peace. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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Author : Unknown Author
Publisher : Forgotten Books
Data Published : 27 September 2015
ISBN : 1330920775
EAN : 9781330920770
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 476 pages
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Language : English
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