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  • Elizabeth Munroe
  • John Munroe and Old Barnstable, 1784-1879: Sketch of a Good Life (Classic Reprint) 
     

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    Lieferstatus:   i.d.R. innert 5-10 Tagen versandfertig
    Veröffentlichung:  Juli 2015  
    Genre:  Romane, Erzählungen, Gedichte 
    ISBN:  9781331768449 
    EAN-Code: 
    9781331768449 
    Verlag:  Forgotten Books 
    Einband:  Kartoniert  
    Sprache:  English  
    Dimensionen:  H 229 mm / B 152 mm / D 8 mm 
    Gewicht:  211 gr 
    Seiten:  150 
    Zus. Info:  23:B&W 6 x 9 in or 229 x 152 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam 
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    Excerpt from John Munroe and Old Barnstable, 1784-1879: Sketch of a Good Life

    Ealogical Record from which I quote the following: William Munroe was the first person of the name known in America. In one of the bloody contests be tween the crown and the people in the reign of Charles lst, William Munroe, who was a soldier in the King's army and a loyalist, was taken prisoner by Cromwell at the Battle of Dun bar on the heights of Scotland. For this he was exiled from his country and with a shipload of soldiers sent to America. This was in 1640, twenty years after the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth. As prisoners of war they were compelled to work three days in the week for their masters and three for themselves. After a time they were able to buy their Freedom, and from this were called Redemptioners. 'l'hey established their homes in Lex ington, and History tells us that being an united family, they builttheir houses together, each one making his house an addition to the next, so that the long row of one story buildings resembled a Rope work. Though nvilliam Munroe championed a cause that failed and was sacrificed to the will of a tyrant, he was a true patriot to his King and country, and for his loyalty banished with many others from home and exiled to America. Though in England the established author ity was overthrown and kingly rule assumed by a usurper, it nevertheless proved the begin ning of a Constitutional Govern ment and gave the people their first authority in the making of laws and later establishing the Parliament of two houses, Lords and Commons, the established rule of England today.

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    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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