Lives at the Queens of England from the Norman Conquest, 1


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Seite 83 - Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence ; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation ; and uphold me with thy free spirit.
Seite 85 - And bade to form her infant mind. Stern, rugged Nurse ! thy rigid lore With patience many a year she bore ; What sorrow was, thou bad'st her know, And from her own she learn'd to melt at others
Seite 172 - My father was King; his father also was King; I myself have worn the crown forty years from my cradle ; you have all sworn fealty to me as your sovereign, and your fathers have done the like to mine. How then can my right be disputed...
Seite 89 - And all the bounds up and downe, Under the earth to hell, Above the earth to heaven, From me and from mine To thee and to thine As good and as faire As ever they myne were. To witness that this is sooth, I bite the white wax with my tooth, Before Jugg, Marode, and Margery, And my third son Henry, For one bow and one broad arrow, When I come to hunt upon Yarrow.
Seite 165 - ... day of October, in the forty-ninth year of his age, and the nineteenth of his reign. He was a prince of wonderful endowments, both in body and mind : in his person tall and graceful, of great strength as well as vigour: he had a large portion of...
Seite 235 - After which time the Prince never tied his points, nor aught wraught of himself, but with that young babe his brother lingered in thought and heaviness till this traitorous death delivered them of that wretchedness.
Seite 105 - Windsor," the king repeated with a sigh to his chamberlain, lord Fitzhugh, the following oracular stave, which certainly does little honour to his talents as an impromptu versifier : — " I, Henry, born at Monmouth, Shall small time reign, and much get ; But Henry of Windsor shall long reign, and lose alL But as God will, so be it.
Seite 150 - Eustace d'Ambreticourt/ who received her with great pleasure, and entertained her in the best manner he could, insomuch that afterwards the queen of England and her son invited the knight, his wife, and all his children to England, and advanced their fortunes in various ways.
Seite 36 - Above her lieth spread a tomb Of gold and sapphires blue : The gold doth show her blessedness, The sapphires mark her true ! For blessedness and truth in her Were livelily portray'd, When gracious God with both His hands Her goodly substance made.
Seite 178 - ... of July, 1331, within a few months of the assumption of power by the youthful king. A letter, so dated from Lincoln, is addressed to John Kempe of Flanders, cloth-weaver in wool, in which he is informed, " that if he will come to England with the servants and apprentices of his mystery, and with his goods and chattels, and with any dyers and fullers who may be inclined willingly to accompany him beyond seas, and exercise their mysteries in the kingdom of England, they shall have letters of protection...

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