The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the Revolution in 1688, Band 4
Christie & Son; Baldwin & Company; Sharpe & Son; Akerman; Smith & Company ... [and 40 others], 1819
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Seite 382 - ... for whose sake I am now as I am, whose name I could some good while since have pointed unto, your grace being not ignorant of my suspicion therein.
Seite 286 - Then laying his head on the block, he bade the executioner stay till he put aside his beard : " For," said he,
Seite 254 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the king, He would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Seite 324 - Henry took an effectual method of interesting the nobility and gentry in the success of his measures : he either made a gift of the revenues of convents to his favourites and courtiers, or sold them at low prices, or exchanged them for other lands on very disadvantageous terms. He was so profuse in these liberalities, that he is said to have given a woman the whole revenue of a convent, as a reward for making a pudding which happened to gratify his palate.
Seite 58 - The hostile armies met at Stoke, in the county of Nottingham, and fought a battle, which was bloody, and more obstinately disputed than could have been expected from the inequality of their force.
Seite 303 - O Father ! O Creator ! thou who art the way, the truth, and the life, thou knowest that I have not deserved this fate : ' and then turning to the judges, made the most pathetic declarations of her innocence.
Seite 13 - This ridiculous farce was soon after followed by a scene truly tragical — the murder of the two young princes. Richard gave orders to Sir Robert Brakenbury, constable of the Tower, to put his nephews to death, but this gentleman, who had sentiments of honor, refused to have any hand in the infamous office.
Seite 310 - ... and preachers shall instruct and teach our people committed by us unto their spiritual charge, that no man ought to be grieved with the continuance of the same...