History of England Volume 4

History of England Volume 4

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...o'clock, with certain 'Thanks be to God, your army here hath ever since their setting forward ordered themselves with such obedience, modesty, and temperance, without any fray or quarrel either within themselves or to any stranger, that it is not only to our great comfort to see the same, but also to the great marvel of strangers, being rather like the civility of a city or town than an army of men of war.'--Wallop to Henry VIII.: Stale Papers, vol. ix. p. 462. A Passage at Arms. 275 conditions, which I kept and observed accordingly. Ch. ao. And those I sent to run against them, by their own requests, were Mr. Howard, Peter Carew, "ju'iy43Markham, Chelley of Calais, with two of mine sixEngiish J and six own men, Calverley and Hall; and by report of French those that did behold them, they did run well, b"eaka and made very fair courses. Mr. Howard at his ""of first course brake his staff in the midst of the h-.ir ladies. Frenchman's cuirass galiardly. Markham strake another upon the headpiece like to have overthrown him. Peter Carew also brake his staff very well, and had another broken on him. Calverley, my man, was praised to make the fairest course of them all; yet, by the evil running of a Frenchman's horse, that fled out, strake him under the armpit through the body, and pierced his harness in the backr so that he is sore hurt, and in great danger, not able to be brought back to our camp, but carried to Terouenne, where he is well intreated. This morning, having heard from them, I have some hopes of his life.' f History closes over the scene. We know not whether the gallant Calverley lived or died; and the pageantry of war soon gave place to its harder realities. But, on the whole, the campaign lingered. Though...show more

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  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 295g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236598687
  • 9781236598684