William Godwin's Diary

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C's Speech (7  February  1828) Probably:
Fiennes, Nathaniel (attributed to)Whitlocke, Bulstrode (attributed to)Monarchy asserted to be the best, most ancient and legall form of government. In a conference had at Whitehall, with Oliver, late Lord Protector and a committee of parliament. Made good by the arguments of … members of that committee. 1660
WG's History of the Commonwealth (8:361-4) discusses Oliver Cromwell's speech accepting kingship 13 April 1657. WG cites:
Journals [of the House of Commons] (see 1822-01-27)
Monarchy Asserted (8:361).
WG reads in the British Museum on this date. The British Library currently holds these materials.

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