Kynge Johan; A Play in Two Parts Volume 2

Kynge Johan; A Play in Two Parts 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. 1838 edition. Excerpt: ...helpe yt, for ther fall ys owr parell. S. Gods blyssyng have ye: this gere than wyll worke I trust. S. O. Or elles sum of us are lyke to lye in the dust. S. Let us all avoyde: be the messe, the Kyng cummyth here. C. I wold hyde my selfe for a tyme yf I wyst where. OAMD. SOC. 2. II S. O. Gow we hence apace, for I have spyed a corner. Here go owt all, and Kyng John cummyth in. K. J. For non other cawse God hath kyngs constytute And gevyn them the sword, but forto correct all vyce. I have attempted this thyng to execute Uppon transgressers accordyng unto justyce; And be cawse I wyll not be parcyall in myn offyce For theft and murder to persones spirytuall, I have ageynst me the pristes and the bysshoppes all. A lyke dysplesure in my fathers tyme ded fall, Forty yeres ago, for ponyshment of a clarke: No cunsell myght them to reformacyon call, In ther openyon they were so stordy and starke, But ageynst ther prynce to the pope they dyd so barke, That here in Ynglond in every cyte and towne Excommunycacyons as thonder bolts cam downe. For this ther captayn had a ster apared crowne, And dyed upon yt with owt the kynges consent. Than interdiccyons were sent from the popes renowne, Whych never left hym tyll he was penytent, And fully agreed unto the popes apoyntment In Ynglond to stand with the Chyrches lyberte, And suffer the pristes to Rome for appeles to flee. They bownd hym also to helpe Jerusalem cyte With ij hundrid men the space of a yere and more, And thre yere after to maynteyne battell free Ageynst the Sarazens whych vext the Spanyards sore. Synce my fathers tyme I have borne them groge therfore, Consyderyng the pryde and the capcyose dysdayne, That they have to kyngs whych oughte over them to rayne. Privat Wei.th cum in lyke a Cardynall. God...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236526554
  • 9781236526557