The Boke of Noblesse; Addressed to King Edward the Fourth on His Invasion of France in 1475

The Boke of Noblesse; Addressed to King Edward the Fourth on His Invasion of France in 1475

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1860 edition. Excerpt: ... hyghe and myghety prince Kynge Edward the iiijthe for the avauncyng and preferryng the comyn publique of the Royaumes of England and of Fraunce. First, in the worship of the holy Trinite, bring to mynde to calle, in the begynnyng of every good work, for grace. And sithe this litille epistle is wrote and entitled to courage and comfort noble men in armes to be in perpetuite of remembraunce for here noble dedis, as right convenient is soo to bee. And as it is specified by auctorite of the noble cenatoure of Rome Kayus son, in these termes foloweng: "Hoc igitur summum est nobilitatis genus, posse majorum suorum egregia facta dicere, posse eorum beneficiis petere honores publicos, posse gloriam rei publicae hereditario quodam jure vendicare, posse insuper sese eorum partes vocare, et clarissimas in suis vultibus ymagines ostendere. Quos enim appellat vulgus nisi quod nobilissimi parentes genuere." De remedio casus Reipublicse. Here folowethe the evident Examples and the Resons of comfort for a reformacion to be had uppon the piteous complaintes and dolorous lamentacions made for the right grete outragious and most B Anjloruin nacio originem sumpsit ex nacione Trojanorum. Notaj0. quod lingua Brito-num adhuc usitatur in Wallia et Cornibea, que lingua voca-batur cor-rupta Greca. ij. lingua Saxonum alias lingua Germanorum. Dux Cerdi-cius applicuit in Britania tempore Kegis Ar-thuri, et sic per favorem regis inhabi-tavit, et..ex natione Gre-eorum. ii.j0. Lingua Danorum ex nacione Gre-corum. Rex Danorum Knott con-questum fecit. grevous losse of the Royaume of Fraunce, Duchee3 of Normandie, of Gascoyne, and Guyen, and also the noble Counte of Mayne and the Erledom of Pontife. And for relevyng and geting ayen the said Reaume, dukedoms, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236646002
  • 9781236646002