History of the United Netherlands; From the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Years' Truce--1609 Volume 2

History of the United Netherlands; From the Death of William the Silent to the Twelve Years' Truce--1609 Volume 2

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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. 1880 edition. Excerpt: ... by reputation, and with some complimentary remarks urged him to enter the Spanish service, and to take the field against the Turks.3 "My sword," replied the doughty Welshman, "belongs to her royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, above and before all the world. When her Highness has no farther use for it, it is at the service of the King of Navarre." Considering himself sufficiently answered, tho Duke then requested Sir Roger to point out Captain Baskerville--very conspicuous by a greater plume of feathers than even that of the Welshman himself--and embraced that officer, when presented to him, before all his staff. "There serves no prince 1 Brief Report, tc. MS. already cited. Lloyd to Walsingham. MS. already cited. Leicester to same, 12 Aug. 1587. Willoughby and others to the Lords, 12 Aug. 1587. Leicester to same, 12 Aug. 1587. Same to Burghley, 27 July, 1587. Same to same, 13 July, 1587. Same to the Lords, 27 July, 1587. Same to same, 17 Aug. 1587. F. Needlmm to Walsingham, 12 Aug. 1587. (a P. Office MSS) Compare Bor, Meteren, Hoofd, Haraeus, Beutivoglio, Strada, R. Williams, ubi sup. Wagenaar, Tiii. 225-227. Baudart, Polemog., II. 96, et mult. -. Williams to Leicester, 5 Aug. 1587. (Brit. Mug. Galba, D. I. p. 214, MS.) Needham to Walsingham, 12 Aug. 1587. (a P. Office MS.) Ibid. in Europe a braver man than this Englishman," cried Alexander, who well knew how to appreciate high military qualities, whether in his own army or in that of his foes.1 The garrison then retired, Sluys became Spanish, and a capacious harbour, just opposite the English coast, was in Parma's hands. Sir Roger Williams was despatched by Leicester to bear the melancholy tidings to his government, and the Queen was requested to cherish the...show more

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  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236629132
  • 9781236629135