The State of The Protestants of Ireland under thelate King James's Government. In which their Carriage toward him isjustified, and the absolute Necessity of their endeavoring to be freedfrom his Government, and of submitting to their present Majesties isdemonstrated. With an Appendix of Acts of Parliament, Proclamations,Letters & original Papers &c.

Dublin. Printed by S. Powell for GeorgeRisk, George Ewing & William Smith. 1730. Hardcover. 8vo. 20cm, [xviii],270,124p.,in contemporary full calf, raised bands, original leather label, gilttitles, generally rubbed and worn, top and bottom spine chipped, hingescracked, library stamp on the title page else internally tight and clean(gar). ~ ". often read as an anti-Catholic polemic. But its realpurpose was to justify the extreme step of having withdrawn allegiancefrom a legitimate monarch, on the grounds that the position IrishProtestants had been placed in had left them no other choice. King infact voted against most of the penal laws introduced later 1691, andstrongly condemned the incomplete ratification of the treaty of Limerick.On the other hand, he strongly opposed concession of kind toPresbyterians." Connolly. Oxford Companion Irish History. Item #35338

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