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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...have a Navie upon the See, to shewe himself as a King, to rule and kepe his stremes betwixt this and Dover; and that suche folkes as shall be sent unto the see may have a strait cliarge upon their lyves that they nether robbe ne spoill any of the Kings frendes; and namely of the DuV of Austriche contrees, and Bretayne; for if they fall enemys unto us, and no gretter suertie had betwixt the King our Soverayn Lord and them, it shall not be good for this Towne and Merches, considered of likelihode what pour the Duc shall be of nowe upon this victorie of Utright which is thought a gret thing here. Also I here say that he is chosen King of Rome, and Emperour comen, downe to Collougne to crowne him, to thentent he shuld be Emperour after him. Thise be all the tidings that I here speke of, or that I knowe of for certaine, which I pray yow to shewe unto the Kings Grace, to whome I have not written at this passage. Also that it may like your Lordship to gif knowlege unto my good frende maister Pieres Puissaunt of the same tydings. DYNHAM. To my most speciall good Lord my Lord Bisshop of Lincolnc, Chaunceler of England. LETTER' LII. K ingRichard the Third to John RusselBishq1 QfLincoln, previous to his advancing against the Duke of Buckingham, A. D. 1483. FROM THE ORIGINAL AMONG THE nEconns in' THE TOWER or LONDON-1 By the King. RIGHT reverend Fadre in God, right trusty and welbeloved, we grete you wele, and in most hertiest, wyse thanke you for the manifolde presents that your servaunt on yo'-' behalve have presented unto us at this oure being here; which we assure you we toke and accepted with good hert, and soo we have cause. And whereas we, by Godds grace, entende briefly to avaunce us towards our rebelle and traytour the Duc of...
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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236950011
  • 9781236950017