The Life and Martyrdom of Thomas Beket, Archbishop of Canterbury; From the Series of Lives and Legends Now Proved to Have Been Composed by Robert of G

The Life and Martyrdom of Thomas Beket, Archbishop of Canterbury; From the Series of Lives and Legends Now Proved to Have Been Composed by Robert of G

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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. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...' The King tho he-hurde this: wep and makede deol ynoug; 1260 And tolde al hou the Kinges men: were at him bifore, And which answere he hem gaf: here wei hi hadde forlore. ' ' This gode man with joye ynoug: here leve of him nome, And fram him myldeliche wende: to the court of Rome.. For ther nere hi nogt wolcome: for the schame bifore, And the desclandre of Seint Thomas: that he was fals and forswore. Ac natheles grace hi hadde: that hi to the Pop come migte. Him silve hi tolde in priveite: al Seint Thomas wo with unrigte; Of the statutz of Clarendone: hou hi forth furst come; Hou he was ibrogt to Noramptone: tofore the King to done; 1210 H0u he wende out of Engelonde: in which miseise and wo; And hou he changede his name: the sikerer forto go. The Pope bigan to sike sore: mid wel dreori thogt, The teres urne out of his egen: he ne migte hem werne--nogt... He thonkede God that such prelat: under him migte beo, So stedefast to holi churche: and that he migte thane dai iseo. 1 Amorwe come the-Bischops: and the Barouns also, To procuri him al the wele: that hi migte do. Tofore the Pope as he sat: myldeliche hi come, And bifore the Cardinals: atte' curt of Rome The Bischop' of Londone: that evere lither was, Bigan furst to telle his tale: age Seint Thomas. 193 He stod up tofore al the court: " Beau pere," he sede, " To the we come to mene ous: of wrecchede that we doth lede, " Oure rigtes up to holde: alle that gode beoth, " And foles bringe of folie: whan we eni iseoth. ' " A distance ther is ispronge: ligtliche in Engelonde, " That desturbeth al that lond: with unrigt, ich under stonde. " Tharchebischop of Canterbure: al_agen oure wille, " A folie bigau in...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236489683
  • 9781236489685