The cabinet history of England, civil, military and ecclesiastical: from the invasion by Julius Caesar to the year 1846, Volumen 2

Blackie and Son, 1856

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Página 123 - And he knew it, and said, It is my son's coat; an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt rent in pieces.
Página 206 - England, and the crown, with all the members and appurtenances, as that I am descended by right line of blood, coming from the good lord King Henry III., and through that right that God of his grace hath sent me, with help of my kin and of my friends, to recover it ; the which realm was in point to be undone for default of governance, and undoing of good laws.
Página 11 - Henry, king of England, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, and earl of Anjou, to all his liegemen, English, Norman, Welsh and Scotch, and to all the nations under his dominion, sends greeting.
Página 89 - To a proposal to save his life, a voice replied, " you have caught the fox : if you let him go, you will
Página 159 - Artois, but I serve the King of England, because I cannot belong to France, having forfeited all I possessed there.' The King then gave him his right-hand glove, and said, 'I surrender myself to you." There was much crowding and pushing about, for every one was eager to cry out,
Página 164 - Next day, they put him in a horse-litter, and carried him to Sleaford Castle, where he passed another night of pain and horror. Next day, they carried him, with greater difficulty than on the day before, to the castle of Newark upon Trent; and there, on the eighteenth of October, in the forty-ninth year of his age, and the seventeenth of his vile reign, was an end of this miserable brute.
Página 186 - why dost thou ask?" "Because they are all under my command, and have sworn by their faith and loyalty to do whatsoever I shall order." "Very well," said the king: "I have no objection to it." Tyler, who was only desirous of a riot, made answer: "And thou thinkest, king, that these people, and as many more in the city, also under my command, ought to depart without having thy letters? No, indeed, we will carry them with...
Página 116 - Richard, to bind the emperor more firmly to his interest, adopted the strange expedient advised by his mother. In an assembly of the German princes and English envoys, by the delivery of the cap from his head, he resigned his crown into the hands of Henry : who restored it to him again to be held as a fief of the empire with the obligation of a yearly payment of five thousand pounds...
Página 118 - I forgive him (said the king), and hope' I shall as easily forget his injuries, as he will my pardon.
Página 236 - So help me God, I will keep all these articles inviolate, as I am a man, as I am a Christian, as I am a knight, and as I am a king crowned and anointed...

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