Notices of Exeter; Comprising a History of Royal Visits to the City from A.D.49 to A.D.1863

Notices of Exeter; Comprising a History of Royal Visits to the City from A.D.49 to A.D.1863

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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. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ... Comonaltie yn the behalfe of this Erle as dothe appeare by the saide recorde the wordes whereof (translated) are these: The xxiiijth of Aprill, being Easter Eve, the xlix yere of Kinge Henry the VI., a comyssion was dyrected to John Erle of Devon, and sent to the Mayer of Exceter to be proclaymed, and so was it donne the same daye at the afternone, but the w/yter is mystaken yn the name, for if it be ment of the Erle of Devon, his name at this time was Thomas, but if it be ment of John, then it was Holland, Duke of Exceter, whose name was John, and he abydinge and dwellinge in Devon. Lykewise, it is wrytten in the same annuall in the wordes as foloweth (translated). On the 24th of April, in the 49th year of Henry VI., four marks were given to John, Earl of Devon, by the assent of the Mayer, and 24, by the hands of Eichard Clerke. About six months after this Kinge Edward returned ageyn out of Flaunders, and having renewed his force and army yn the ende neere unto Barnett, he mett with the Erle of Warwyke upon a hethe called Glademore, where they joyned the battell yn which the Erle of Warwyke was slayne. Part of the 10th year of Edward IV., is also called the 49th Henry VI., that Monarch having been restored to the Throne, by the Earl of Warwick and a Parliament summoned in Henry's name, on the 15th October, 1470, to meet at Westminster on the 26th November following. King Henry died a few days after the decisive Battle of Tewkesbury, which was fought on the 4th May, 1471.--Kotitia Historka, p. 23. Not longe after Queue Margaret she returned from out of France, and she havinge recovered and repayred her armye of a goodly (number) of lustie and good soylders landethe at Weymouthe, yn Dorsettshere, and came to this Citie of Exceter; and more

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  • English
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