Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6)

Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6)

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Excerpt: ...An. Reg. 12. In the yeare following, Foulke earle of Aniou, enuieng the prosperous estate of king Henrie, and lamenting the case of duke Robert, wan the Fabian. The citie of Constances 7 taken. The king passeth into Normandie. citie of Constances, by corrupting certeine of the kings subiects the inhabitants of the same. Whereof king Henrie being aduertised, passed ouer into Normandie, recouered the said citie, punished the offenders, reuenged himselfe of the earle, and returned into England. 1112. Now, as also before, the king continued his inordinate desire of inriching himselfe, for the fulfilling of which hungrie appetite (called Sacra of the poets Per antiphrasin) he pinched manie so sore, that they ceased not to speake verie ill of his dooings. He did also incurre the misliking of verie manie people, bicause he kept still the sshow more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236697936
  • 9781236697936