Illustrations of British History, Biography and Manners in the Reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary, Elizabeth and James I, Exhibited in a Series of Original Papers

Illustrations of British History, Biography and Manners in the Reigns of Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary, Elizabeth and James I, Exhibited in a Series of Original Papers

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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. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...before my Lord Coke on Monday last, and, albeit I know no remedy against it, unless it may hereafter prove a forfeiture by them committed by reason of the former perpetuity, yet lhold it my duty to inform your Lordship of their proceedings. I. understand by a gentleman that was present when it was done, that the Lord Coke, amongst other speeches, said he was glad to see them so.well reconciled, and that this was, and might be, a good means to continue love and friendship between them. Whereunto the Lord Cavendish 'replied, saying it was true, and that he was also glad of it, and hoped it should be so; but Mr..Henry Cavendish stood still, and made no manner of countenance, neither answer thereto, which was much observed by those that stood by. On Sunday, before the King's going to Newmarket (which was Sunday se'night), my Lord Coke, and all the Judges of the common law were before his Majesty to answer some complaints made by the the civil lawyers for the general granting of pr0hibitions. I heard that the Lord Coke, amongst other offensive speeches, should say to his Majesty that his Highness was defended by his laws; At which saying, with other speeches then used by the Lord Coke, his Majesty was very much offended, and told him he spake foolishly, and said that he was not defended by his laws, but by God; and so gave the Lord Coke, in other words, a very sharp reprehension, both for that and otherthings; and withal told him that Sir Thomas' Crompton] was as good a man as Coke, my Lord Coke having then, by way of exception, used some speech against Sir Thomas-Prohibitions; writs so called, which were issued to forbid proceedings in law suits, upon suggestion that the cognizance of the matter in question belonged to...show more

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  • Paperback | 130 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 245g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236863550
  • 9781236863553