History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Volume IV

History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Volume IV

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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. 1871 edition. Excerpt: ...the town, and the governor being an acquaintance of the English general, the latter 3ent in a challenge, the circumstances and results of which he thus described in a dispatch to the government: --"At night, after our camp was lodged, I sent a let i "Thanks be to God, your army here hath ever since thai.-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 atsc tr the great marvel of strangers, being rather like the civility o' a city or tftyn th-u an army of men of war."--Wallop to Henry VIII.: State Pape -, ol. IX p. 462. 256 A Passage at Arms. ch. xx ter to the captain, and the effect of my letter was that, seeing he would send out no greater number to skirmish with us, if he had any gentlemen under his charge-.hat would break any staves for their ladies' sakes, I would the next morning appoint six gentlemen to meet with them. Whereunto, early in the morning, he sent me a letter that he had appointed six gentlemen to meet me by the way at nine o'clock, with certain conditions, which I kept and observed accordingly. And six English those I sent to run against them, by their own French requests, were Mr. Howard, Peter Carew,1 bretka Markham, Chelley of Calais, with two of 'hraourof mine own men, Calverley and Hall; and by their ladies. report of those that did they did run well, and made very fair courses. Mr. Howard at his first course brake his staff in the midst of the 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...show more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 290g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236601718
  • 9781236601711