Illustrations of British History, Biography, and Manners, in the Reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary, Elizabeth, & James I: Exhibited in a Series of Original Papers, Selected from the Mss. of the Noble Families of Howard, Talbot, and Cecil; Containing ... a Great Part of the Correspondence of Elizabeth and Her Ministers, with George, Sixth Earl of Shrewsbury, During the Fifteen Years in which Mary, Queen of Scots, Remained in His Custody, Volumen 1
J. Chidley, 1838 - 560 páginas
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Página 464 - ... openly, show themselves satisfied with her abode here, and, within short time after, either by reconcilement or the death of the child, join together to demand of the Queen the delivery home of their Queen to govern her own realm, she also making the like request ; and then the Queen, having no just cause to detain her, be bound in honour to return her into her realm, and for matters that in this time shall pass, have her a mortal enemy for ever after.* And thus, ceasing to trouble yon any further,...
Página 452 - ... to let me understand your inward disposition in this cause ; and whether you meant a lingering entertaining of the matter, or a direct proceeding to bring it to a good end, with a determination to consummate the marriage if conveniently you might ; whereupon your Majesty not only used such speeches to me as did satisfy me of your plain and good meaning to proceed in this matter without delay, if by convenient means you might, but also gave me in commission to affirm upon your word, to the Emperor,...
Página xxviii - Derby ; to Sir William Cavendish ; and to Sir William St. Lo, Captain of the Guard to Queen Elizabeth. She prevailed upon the first of these gentlemen, who died without issue, to settle his estate on her and her heirs, who were abundantly produced from her second marriage. Her third husband, who was very rich, was led, by her persuasions, to make a similar disposition of his fortune, to 'the utter prejudice of his daughters by a former wife ; and now, unsated with the wealth and caresses of three...
Página 458 - I think, will hardly be attempted for two causes : the one, for that if her adverse party accuse her of the murder by producing of her letters she will deny them, and accuse the most of them of manifest consent to the murder, hardly to be denied ; so as, upon the trial on both sides, her proofs will judicially fall best out, as it is thought.
Página 33 - I could have no answer. Upon Monday last, as he walked in the park at Hampton Court, I besought his Grace I might know if he would command me any service. He was not content with me that I spoke to him.
Página 78 - Chamberlain for life, aud the next year was sent to invest the King of France with the order of the Garter, having previously been created Marquis of Northampton.
Página 500 - SherifFsbailiffto deliver over possessions. Blame me not good Mr. Secretary, though my pen utter somewhat of that swell in my stomach, for I see I am kept but for a broom, and when I have done my office to be thrown out of the door. I am the first nobleman that hath been thus used. True service deserves honour and credit, and not reproach and open defaming; but, seeing the one is ever delivered to me instead of the other, I must leave to serve, or lose my honour ; which, being continued so long,...
Página xxxi - That though you be more wretched, vile and miserable than any creature living ; and for your wickedness become more ugly in shape than the vilest toad in the world ; and one to whom none of reputation would vouchsafe to send any message ; yet she hath thought good to send thus much to you — that she be contented you should live (and doth...