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THE

HISTORY OF THE JEWS

IN

GREAT BRITAIN.

VOL. II.

THE

HISTORY OF THE JEWS

IN

GREAT BRITAIN.

BY THE

REV. MOSES MARGOLIOUTH,

AUTHOR OF "A PILGRIMAGE TO THE LAND OF MY FATHERS,"

&c., &c.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

RICHARD BENTLEY, NEW BURLINGTON STREET.
Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty.

1851.

110.4.294.

LONDON:

Printed by Schulze and Co., 13, Poland Street.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER I.

The French Ambassador's, in Holland, communication to the

French Minister in England - The English made overtures to
the Jews—The Jews propose to purchase St. Paul's Cathe-
dral, and the Bodleian Library—The ground upon which the
Jews' proposition was discarded - Rabbi Menasseh Ben
Israel's address to Oliver Cromwell—God the disposer of
Domains-A good Governor a heavenly gift—The persecutors
of God's people always punished - The benefactors of God's
people always flourish-Many eminent and pious person
amongst the English-Request for the grant of a place of
worship-The entertainment of English Ambassadors at
Amsterdam-Rabbi Menasseh's address to the people of
England - First motive to erect a synagogue-Second

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