Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth

Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth

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"[...]tempests of the most turbulent times; and died full of days in the possession of great riches, high hereditary honors, and universal esteem, in 1574. A splendid canopy was supported over the infant by four lords, three of them destined to disastrous fates. One was her uncle, the elegant, accomplished, viscount Rochford, whom the impartial suffrage of posterity has fully acquitted of the odious crime for which he suffered by the mandate of a jealous tyrant. Another was lord Hussey; whom a rash rebellion brought to the scaffold a few years afterwards. The two others were brothers of that illustrious family of Howard, which furnished in this age alone more subjects for tragedy than "Thebes or Pelops' line" of old. Lord William, uncle to Catherine Howard, was arbitrarily adjudged[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 672 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 31.24mm | 902.64g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507680953
  • 9781507680957

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