Historical Portraits of the Tudor Dynasty and the Reformation Period, Band 2

J. Hodges, 1880 - 554 Seiten
This multi-volume work seeks to give an in-depth look inside some of the biggest characters of the Tudor era in English history. This volume contains biographies of Lady Jane Grey and the role that Mary Tudor had in her execution, Thomas Cranmer, Catherine Parr and many more. The latter part of the work discusses the marriage and reign of Queen Mary in detail.

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Seite 481 - and tell you a truth which,- perchance, ye will marvel at. One of the greatest benefits that ever God gave me, is, that he sent me so sharp and severe parents, and so gentle a schoolmaster. For when I am in presence...
Seite 75 - He held that his own spiritual functions, like the secular functions of the Chancellor and Treasurer, were at once determined by a demise of the Crown.
Seite 87 - I have heard), that when the Bill had stuck long in the lower house, and could get no passage, he commanded the Commons to attend him in the forenoon in his gallery, where he let them wait till late in the afternoon, and then coming out of his chamber, walking a turn or two amongst them, and looking angrily on them, first on the one side, then on the other, at last, I hear...
Seite 303 - You landlords, you rent-raisers, I may say you step-lords, you unnatural lords, you have for your possessions yearly too much. For that here before went for twenty or forty...
Seite 247 - A King, whose character may be best described by saying that he was despotism itself personified, unprincipled ministers, a rapacious aristocracy, a servile Parliament, such were the instruments by which England was delivered from the yoke of Rome.
Seite 173 - Peace . . . shall think most convenient, . . . and there to be tied to the end of a cart naked and be beaten with whips throughout the same market town or other place till his body be bloody by reason of such whipping...
Seite 481 - I am in presence either of father or mother, whether I speak, keep silence, sit, stand, or go, eat, drink, be merry or sad, be sewing, playing, dancing, or doing anything else, I must do it, as it were, in such weight, measure, and number, even so perfectlv as God made the world...
Seite 66 - Whose souls (I doubt not) be with God, for they made the most godly and Christian end that ever was heard tell of (I think) since the world's creation...
Seite 29 - You, my lord, were born in a happy hour, I suppose ; for do or say what you will, the king will always take it well at your hands.
Seite 243 - Then the nobles and laity were to be pious and humble, to read their new Bibles "reverently and humbly . . . and in any doubt to resort to the learned or at best the higher powers." " I am very sorry to know and hear how unreverendly that precious jewel, the Word of God, is disputed, rhymed, sung, and jangled in every alehouse and tavern. This kind of man is depraved and that kind of man, this ceremony and that ceremony.

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