Ecclesiastical Memorials, Relating Chiefly to Religion and the Reformation of It and the Emergencies of the Church of England Under King Henry VIII. and King Edward VI. and Queen Mary I. with Large Appendixes Containing Original Volume 1

Ecclesiastical Memorials, Relating Chiefly to Religion and the Reformation of It and the Emergencies of the Church of England Under King Henry VIII. and King Edward VI. and Queen Mary I. with Large Appendixes Containing Original Volume 1

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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. 1822 edition. Excerpt: ..." Then the Sheriff caused four or five horse to be made " ready. In the mean time he caused one of his men to " make ready the warrant to the keeper of Cambridge " castel. Nevertheles, my lady his wife laboured very " earnestly to her husband for me, that I might not go to " Cambridge castel, being so vile a prison, but that I might " remain in their own house, as a prisoner. Madam, said " he, I pray you be contented. If I should so do, I know " not how it would be taken. You know not so much as I " do in this matter. But what friendship I can shew him, " he shal surely have it for your sake, and for his own too; " for I have known him long, and am very sory for his " trouble. So I thanked him for his gentlenes. By this " time al things were in a readiness. Then he himself, and " my lady, brought me to the utter gate: he willed me to " be set on his own gelding; gave me a cup of wine; took " me by the hand, and bad me farewel, desiring me to be " of good cheer. " So to Cambridge I came: and at the town's end there " met me one Kenrick, who a little before had been a pri" soner in the Marshalsea, as I my self was. But our causes " not like: his was plain felony, and so proved; and mine " was treason and heresy, as they called it. O! Mr. " Mountain, sayd he, with a lowd voice, what makes you " here? I perceive now that it is true that I have heard Truly, said he, that you be come " hither to be burned. This is a sharp salutation, Mr. Ken" rick, said I, and it is more than I do know of: and if it " be so, God strengthen me in his truth, and his wil be CHAP. " to a...show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236768442
  • 9781236768445