The History of Great Britain; From the First Invasion of It by the Romans Under Julius Caesar Volume 11

The History of Great Britain; From the First Invasion of It by the Romans Under Julius Caesar Volume 11

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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. 1799 edition. Excerpt: ...unto us of right appertaining. Which Henry is our extreme and mortal enemy; as soon as he had knowledge of our being alive, imagined, compasscd, and wrought all the subtle ways and means he could devise to our final destruction, insomuch as he hath not only falsely surmised us to be a feigned person, giving us nicknames, so abusing your minds, but also to deter and put us from our entry into this our realm, hath offered large sums of money to corrupt the princes in every land and country; and that we have been retained with and made importune labour to certain of our servants about our person, some of them to murder our person, and other "to forsake and leave our righteous quarrel, and to depart from our SE1'!vices, as by Sir Robert Clyiford and other was verified and openly proved; and, to bring his cursed and malicious intent aforesaid to his purpose, he hath subtilly and by crafty means levied outrageous and importable sums of money upon the whole body of our realm, to _the great hurt and impoverishing of the same: All which subtle and corrupt labours by him made, to our great jeopardy and peril, we have, by God's might, graciously escaped and over-passed as well by land as by sea, and be now with the righthigh and mighty prince our dearest cousin the king of Scots; which, without any gift or other thing by him desired or demanded to the prejudice or hurt of us on ourcrown or realm, hath full lovingly and kindly retained us, by whose aid and supportation we in proper person, be now, by God's grace, entered-'into this our realm of England, where we sballshew ourselves openly I unto you; also confounding our said aforesaid enemy in all his false sayings, and also every man of reason and discretion may well...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236753607
  • 9781236753601