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COLLECTION

OF INTERESTING

Anecdotes, Memoirs, &c.

EXTRAORDINARY ANECDOTE

OF CHARLES THE SECOND.

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HE King, when at Bruffels, being defirous and refolved to see his fifter the Princess of Orange, but withal under a neceffity to make the journey with the utmoft fecrecy, did communicate his defign to no perfon whatsoever. He ordered Fleming, (a fervant of the Earl of Wigton) who was in his service, and of whose fidelity he neither then nor ever after did doubt, fecretly to provide a couple of good horfes, and have them ready at a certain place and time of the next enfuing night, by his Majefty appointed: that Fleming, with these horses, fhould remain alone till he heard from the King.

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