The Court and Times of James the First; Illustrated by Authentic and Confidential Letters from Various Public and Private Collections Volume 2

The Court and Times of James the First; Illustrated by Authentic and Confidential Letters from Various Public and Private Collections Volume 2

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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. 1849 edition. Excerpt: ...her father had absolutely forbidden her. That the king should say, that, were it not for the person of his lady, whom he loved above all others, he could have wished he had married a boor's daughter than be as the king of Great Britain. Dr. Meddus adds, that Sir John Bennet was committed to the sheriffs of London. To the Rev. Joseph Mead. London, May 11, 1621. It is said the prince hath gotten the lord chancellor's fine, and given it him. Sir Francis Mitchell is deprived of honour, authority, and liberty. Floyd is not yet brought to ride, and stand thrice in the pillory. There is question between the Lords and the Commons, concerning the power of the House of Commons alone, without the Lords, which it seems yet hinders the execution: but I hope it will be. On Monday and Tuesday, as I hear, were above a hundred sworn to be examined against Sir John Bennet, but are reduced to about forty or fifty of the most pregnant. On Wednesday, an act came up from the Commons, passed in the said House, against swearing, blaspheming, and drunkenness. 1 Lawrence Chedderton, master of Emanuel College, Cambridge. He died in 1640, aged 105. 2 Of Bohemia. Elizabeth, daughter of James. To the Rev. Joseph Mead. London, May 18, 1621. On Wednesday was Sir Henry Yelverton censured by Parliament, at 10,000 marks to the king and 5000 to the Marquis of Buckingham, to make his submission at the bar, and to be imprisoned during pleasure. The lord marquis remitted the fine unto him, and offered to join with the lords to his majesty for mitigation of the rest. The witnesses are still in examination against Sir John Bennet, whose censure is like to be heavy. There are petitions exhibited against two chancellors besides: Dr. Lambe, of Peterborough, and Dr. Cradock, of Durham. The...show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236584023
  • 9781236584021