Excerpt from The Continuation of Mr. Rapin's History of England, From the Revolution to the Present Times, Vol. 14: IID of Continuation As to foreign affairs this campaign, though the elector of Foreign Bavaria, who, through the in uence of king William, had affairs. Been made goverr of the Spanilh Netherlands, had put boy thol'e provinces in a far better Rate than formerly, yet that Bum did t hinder the king of France from attempting the liege of Namur, one of the lirongell places in all thole parts, both by its advantageous lituation on the con uence of the Sambre and the Mael'e, and its good fortifications, but principally acallle built upon a hill in an angle formed by thofc two rivers. The French king invelled the town in perlon, and Siege of purfued the liege with fuch vigour and diligence, that, in four Namur. Days, he made himfelf mallet of all the out-works near St. M37 15 Nicholas's gate. The garrifon, feeing it was in vain to with and an army encouraged by the prefence of their fovereign, grindered the town upon articles, and retired into the ci May g5. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.