History of the life and reign of Richard the third, with the story of Perkin Warbeck


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Seite 174 - For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office ; so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
Seite 315 - ... but for that also that all things were in late days so covertly demeaned, one thing pretended and another meant, that there was nothing so plain and openly proved, but that yet, for the common custom of close and covert dealing, men had it ever inwardly suspect; as many well counterfeited jewels make the true mistrusted.
Seite 42 - But anon the tidings of this matter came hastily to the queen, a little before the midnight following, and that in the sorest wise, that the king, her son, was taken, her brother, her son and her other friends arrested, and sent no man wist whither, to be done with God wot what. With which tidings the queen, in great flight* and heaviness, bewailing her child's ruin, her friends...
Seite 132 - Brackenbury's took up the bodies again, and secretly interred them in such place, as by the occasion of his death, which only knew it, could never since come to light.
Seite 231 - Being given to understand your good devoir and entreaty to advance me to the furtherance of my rightful claim, due and lineal inheritance of that crown, and for the just depriving of that homicide and unnatural tyrant, which now unjustly bears dominion over you, I give you to understand that no Christian heart can be more full of joy and gladness than the heart of me your poor exiled friend...
Seite 66 - Whereas I have no worldly goods to do the Queen's Grace, my dearest daughter, a pleasure with, neither to reward any of my children according to my heart and mind...
Seite 117 - Third Report of Dep. Keeper of Pub. Records,' App. ii. p. 231. King Henry's son had had the crown and not King Edward, then would I have been his true and faithful subject ; but after God had ordained him to lose it and Edward to reign, I was never so mad as, for the sake of a dead man, to strive against the living. So I was ever to King Edward a faithful chaplain, and glad would I have been that his children should have succeeded him ; howbeit, if the secret judgment of God have otherwise provided,...
Seite 378 - Kent, that every person dwelling within the same that find him grieved, oppressed, or unlawfully wronged, do make a bill of his complaint and put it to his highness, and he shall be heard and without delay have such convenient remedy as shall accord with his laws ; for his grace is utterly determined that all his true subjects shall live in rest and quiet, and peaceably enjoy their lands, livelodes, and goods, according to the laws of this his land, which they be naturally born to inherit.
Seite 141 - He took ill rest at nights, lay long waking and musing ; sore wearied with care and watch, he rather slumbered than slept. Troubled with fearful dreams, suddenly sometimes started he up, leapt out of his bed and ran about the chamber. So was his restless heart continually tossed and tumbled with the tedious impression and stormy remembrance of his most abominable deed.
Seite 52 - London in all the diligence ye can possible, after the sight hereof, with as many as ye can make defensibly arrayed, there to aid and assist us against the queen, her bloody adherents and affinity, which have entended, and do daily entcnd to murder and utterly destroy us, and our cousin the Duke of Buckingham, and the old royal blood of this realm...

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