History of England; From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688 Volume 3

History of England; From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution in 1688 Volume 3

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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. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ...immediately to be beheaded. Warwick Edward, during these transactions, had enterand cia-tained so little jealousy of the earl of Warwick rence ba-J. nished. or duke of Clarence, that he sent them with commissions of array to levy forces against the rebels.1 But these malecontents, as soon as they left the court, raised troops in their own name, issued declarations against the government, and complained of grievances, oppressions, and bad ministers. The unexpected defeat of Welles disconcerted all their measures; and they retired northwards into Lancashire, where they expected to be joined by lord Stanley, who had married the earl of Warwick's sister. But as that nobleman refused all concurrence with them, and as lord Montague also remained quiet in Yorkshire, they were obliged to disband their army, and to fly into Devonshire, where they embarked and made sail towards Calais.1 The deputy-governor, whom Warwick had left at Calais, was one Vaucler, a Gascon, who seeing the earl 1 Hall, fol. 204. Fabian, fol. 218. Habington, p. 442. Holingshed, p. 674. k Rymer, vol. 11. p. 652. 1 The king offered by proclamation a reward of 1000(. or 10O(. a year in land, to any that would seize them. Whence we may learn that land was at that time sold for about ten years purchase. See Rymer, vol. 11. p. 654. return in this miserable condition, refused him admittance; and would not as much as permit the dutchess of Clarence to land, though a few days before she had been delivered on ship-board of a son, and was at that time extremely disordered by sickness. With difficulty he would allow a few flagons of wine to be carried to the ship for the use of the ladies; but as he was a man of sagacity, and well acquainted with the revolutions to which England was subject, he...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236515501
  • 9781236515506