Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity Volume 22

Archaeologia, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to Antiquity Volume 22

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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. 1829 edition. Excerpt: ...more confidently in God) holde, under hys blessed hande, least the miserable Englishmen be trodden down yt ys to be feared that our enemies who compasse us on every syde will rage uppon us even unto our utter destruction, & will taike our place & country. Arise, Lorde, helpe us, & defende us for thy names sake. The Bishop of Bangor, again noticed in a subsequent chapter, was John Swafham, who, according to Bishop Godwin, had been nominated to his see by Pope Gregory "propter crebra cum Wiclevistis certamina." De Praesul. Angl. p. 623, edit. 1722. What the Duke dyd after the Prince's death. Prynce Edwarde beynge deade as we have sayed while the Parlement yett endured, the desperate knyghtes of the countyes began to be hautye & proud, & in the meane tyme the Duke with hys malefactours comynge in amongst the knyghtes with an oration earnestly desyred them, that yett whyle the Parlement endured wherein the matters of the realme were handled, the knyghtes, associated with the Lordes & Barons, wolde delyberate whoe after the deathe of the king & the prynce's sonne oughte to inherite the realme of Englande; furthermore he requested that after the example of France they wolde maike a law that no woman sholde be heire of the kyngdome, for he consydered the old age of the kynge, whom deathe expected in the gates, & the youthe of the prynce's sonne whom, (as yt was sayed) he purposed to poyson yf he colde no otherwayse come by the kyngedome; for if these tow were taiken away & such a law established in the generall parlement he was to be the next heire of the realme; for there was no heire maile in the realme nearer than he; but then yt was in every man's mouth, that Edmunde Mortimer Earle of March had...show more

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  • Paperback | 138 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 259g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236814339
  • 9781236814333