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" In a word, if it had not been for his popery he would have been, if not a great, yet a good prince. "
The History of England - Page 219
by Rapin de Thoyras (M., Paul) - 1763
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The Present State of the Republick of Letters. ...

1734
...over him, when the Concerns of the fl Church ftood in the Way.- In a word, if ic " had not been for Popery, he would have been, " if not a great, yet a good Prince." Soon after King James's Deceafe, the pretended Prince of Wales was own'd and proclaim'd King in Ftyyce....
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An Abridgement of the History of England: Being a Summary of Mr ..., Volume 2

Rapin de Thoyras (M., Paul) - 1747
...He was ftill wandering from one amour to another, yet he had a real fenfe of ftn, and was afhamcd of it : But Priefts know how to engage Princes more intirely...great, yet a good Prince. Burnet fays, that, by what he S&- Monument of x JAMES Xjfrected, w/Chappe? - Scotch College aC^area in once knew of him, and by what...
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The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England: From the ..., Volume 3

Nicolas Tindal - 1763
...ftill wandering from one amour Will.IIL, to another, yet he had a real fenfeof fin, and was a(hamed of 1701. it: But priefts know how to engage princes...he was always apt to have, of the intrigues of the Popifh clergy, and of the confefibrs of kings. King James was undone by them, and was their martyr,...
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History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed Passages of the First ..., Volume 4

Gilbert Burnet - 1823
...know how to engage princes more entirely into their interests, by making them compound for their sins, by a great zeal for holy church, as they call it....would have been, if not a great, yet a good prince. By what I once knew of him, and by what I saw him afterwards carried to, I grew more confirmed in the...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time: With the Suppressed ..., Volume 4

Gilbert Burnet - 1823
...know how to engage princes more entirely into their interests, by making them compound for their sins, by a great zeal for holy church, as they call it....would have been, if not a great, yet a good prince. By what I once knew of him, and by what I saw him afterwards carried to, I grew more confirmed in the...
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Bishop Burnet's History of His Own Time, Volume 4

Gilbert Burnet - 1833
..." and an immoveable observer lately published by Mr. Lodge, "of his word and promise." 540 } 70 1 . zeal for holy church, as they call it. In a word,...would have been, if not a great, yet a good prince. By what I once knew of him, and by what I saw him afterwards carried to, I grew more confirmed in the...
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The History of England, Volume 3

Thomas Keightley - 1839
...he was still wandering from one amour to another; yet he had a real sense of sin, and was ashamed of it. ... In a word, if it had not been for his popery,...would have been, if not a great, yet a good prince." To resume our narrative. At two o'clock on the day of the king's departure from the capital, the prince...
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The Historians' History of the World: England, 1642-1791

Henry Smith Williams - 1904
...he was still wandering from one amour to another; yet he had a real sense of sin, and was ashamed of it. In a word, if it had not been for his popery,...would have been, if not a great, yet a good prince." THE INTERREGNUM; THE CONVENTION PARLIAMENT (1689 AD) To resume our narrative. At two o'clock on the...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 104, no. 1, 1960)

...matter of liberty of conscience." 83 It was James's old enemy, Bishop Burnet. who remarked of him : "In a word, if it had not been for his popery, he...would have been, if not a great, yet a good prince." " Penn was not naive about James II as a man. Was he overly optimistic about the royal policies and...
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