"So great was Charles’s aversion to violent and sanguinary measures, and so strong his affection to his native kingdom, that, it is probable, the contest in his breast would be nearly equal between these laudable passions, and his attachment to the hierarchy."
— Hume, David (1711-1776)
See The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Revolution in 1688. in Six Volumes. By David Hume, a New Edition, Corrected. (London: Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, M DCC LXII, 1762). <Link to ESTC>
See David Hume, The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688, Foreword by William B. Todd, 6 vols. (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund 1983). <Link to OLL> <Link to ECCOgt;