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HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL
LIVES AND WRITINGS
James I. and Charles I.
Oliver Cromwell and Charles II.
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ORIGINAL WRITERS AND STATE-PAPERS.
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HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL ACCOUNT
LIFE AND WRITINGS
KING OF GREAT BRITAIN.
CHARLES STUART, second son of James I. king of Great Britain, by Ann of Denmark, was born at Dumfermling, in Scotland, November the 19th, 1600". He was baptized on Tuesday December the 23d, in the royal chapel, by David Lindsay, bishop of Ross, with great solemnity, according to Mr. Carte"; though other writers give a different account'.
Though other writers give a different account.] Calderwood speaks of the birth of prince Charles, but mentions not a word about his baptism. He was born,
* Perinchief's Life of Charles I prefixed to his works, p. 1. fol. Lond. 1697.
• Carte's History of England, vol. II, p. 679. fol. Lond. 1752. VOL. II.
At three years old he was committed to the care and government of Sir Robert Cary's lady; and in his fourth year he was brought to the English court, where he was made Knight of the Bath, and invested with
says he, upon the 19th of November, about eleven
* Calderwood's History of the Church of Scotland, p. 446. fol. Edinb. 1680. History of the Church of Scotland, p. 461. fol, Lond. 1668. * See Dodwell's Epistolary Discourse concerning the Mortality of Human Souls. 8vo. Lond. 1705.