The History of the Life and Times of Edward the Third Volume 1

The History of the Life and Times of Edward the Third 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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...working bricklayers in the city of London and in the counties of Kent, Norfolk, Suffolk, Bedford, and Northampton into his service. Two days afterwards, he appointed William de Langley to provide carriages, for the conveyance of stone and other materials for the works.2 Parliament assembled on the 7th of June, and PariiaEdward informed it, that Philip had broken the truce assembles, in Brittany; had sent troops into Guienne, where they fo renwoT had taken possession of various castles and towns; of war if that the Scots had declared that they would break the truce whenever the French desired them to do so; that he had heard for certain that it was the intention of his "adversary who called himself the King of France," to destroy the English language, and to 1 Rex Edwardus fecit convocari plures artifices at castrum de Wyndespores, et ccepit aedificare domum, quae "Rotunda Tabula" vocaretur: habuit autem ejus area a centre ad circumferentiam, per semidiaraetrum, centum pedes; et sic diametri ducentorum pedum erat. Expensae per hebdomedam erant primo centuu librae; sed ex post, proper nova quae Rex suscepit de Francia resecabantur ad novem libras, eo quod censuit pro aliis negotiis thesaurum plurimum comportandum."--Walsingham, edited by H. T. Riley, M.A., vol. i. p. 263. A " Round Table," however, often, and perhaps usually, signified an actual table, round which the King and his Knights sat. See the illustration of a "Round Table" taken from a miniature of the 14th century. Copied, by permission, from Lea Arts du Moyen Age. Par Paul Lacroix: Paris, Didot, 1869. 3 Rymer, vol. iii. p. 6. VOL. I. Q A.d. 1344. occupy the land of England; and that, consequently, it was clear that Philip was...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236793129
  • 9781236793126