Incidents in the History of Kingston-Upon-Hull, from the Accession of Henry 7th to the Death of Henry 8th; A Lecture Delivered by C.S. Todd Before the
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. 1869 edition. Excerpt: ...wher I shold have made the proclamacion.--And Robert Haske, Capetayn of the hoste, beynge in the Castell, herd tell that I was comen, and sentt for me to come to hym; and I so dyd, and as I entoryd in to the first ward, theyr I found many in hemes of very crewell fellowes, and a porter with a whyt staffe in his hand, and at the two other ward gattes, ever of them, a porter with his staffe, accompanyd with hernyst men; and so I was brought into the hall, wiche I found full of peple, and I was comandyd to tary to such tyme as the sayd traytorus captene's pleasor was known; and in thats pace, I stowd up at the hygh table in the hall, and theyr showed to the peple the cause of my comynge, and the affecte of the proclamacion; and in doing the same, the sayd Haske sentt for me into his chamber, and theyr keepynge his porte and countenance, as thowgh he had been a greatt prynce, wijh great regor, and like a tyrant; who was acompanyd with the Archeheshop of Yourke, the Lord Darcy, Sir Robert Counstable, Mr. Magnus, Sir Christofer Danby, and dyvers other. And as my dewte was, I saluted the Archebeshop of Yorke, and my Lord Darcy, showynge to them the cause I came thether for. And then the sayd Robert Haske, with a crewell and inestemable prowde countenance, streched hymself, and toke the herynge of my tale; which I oponyd to hym at large, in as moche honor to our Soveraynge Lorde the Kynge, as my reason would serve me, wiche the sayd Capetayne Haske gave no reverance to, and superstyciusly demandyd the seyght of my proclamacion. Ant then I toke yt owt of my purse and delyvered it to hym, and then he rede yt oponly, without reverance to anny person, and sayd it shold not ned to calle no counsell for the answar of the same, for he wold of his own whyt geve...
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