Isoult Barry of Wynscote; Her Diurnal Book a Tale of Tudor Times

Isoult Barry of Wynscote; Her Diurnal Book a Tale of Tudor Times

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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. 1884* edition. Excerpt: ... charitable dexterity did prosecute such ungracious persons as do preach and teach ill learnings, or against any of the old ceremonies of the Church, than the King doth. Barnes the friar, Garnet1 parson of Swan Lane, and Jerome Vicar of Stepney, hath recanted from their lewd 2 opinions: and to be plain, his Highness is of such sort that I think (quoth he) all Christendom will shortly say the King of England is the only perfect of good faith--God save him! " 8 I will say Amen right devoutly to these last iij words, yet with a right heavy heart. My Lord telleth me this parson of Swan Lane is the very same Mr. Garnet that came over with Dr. Champion from my Lord of Canterbury, and did here discourse such comfortable words last year. How many good men be falling away from fear! O.lrus, '..Ijiril re X. Yestereven, as I sat in the great chamber at the crewel-work, come in my Lady Bridget and Mrs. Mary for taking of the air; and hearing Mrs. Mall say, entering, " What foolery, Bridget!" I looked up to see what it might be. My Lady Bridget, I saw, was white as the stitches which I was but then setting in: and when Mrs. Mall went away, as she did in a minute, I asked her of her trouble. She came and Bat down aside of me. "0 Isoult!" she saith, pressing her hand upon her eyes. " I have read of such sights, but I never saw one mine own self afore. In the Market Place is a great gibbet set up, with seats and a cloth of estate afore it; and they say Sir Will Peterson and Sir Will Richardson are to die to-morrow." 1 Wallop spells this name Gerard, and Foxe calls him Garret: his real name appears to be Garnet. Used bars in its primary sense of ignorant. Wallop to Lord Lisle, Lisle Papers, viii. art. 36. I trow I went nigh as white as she. " To die here? " I...show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 222g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236672151
  • 9781236672155