Palatine Anthology; A Collection of Ancient Poems and Ballads, Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire

Palatine Anthology; A Collection of Ancient Poems and Ballads, Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ...with true reporte to praise The valiaunte actes of the stoute Standelais; From whence they came, and how they came to that name, I shall plainely and truly declare the same. Theire names be Awdeley by very right dissent, I shall shewe you how, if you geeve good attente, As quickly as I can, without more delay, How the name was changed and called Standley. In antique tyme much more then two hundred yeare Was on L. Audley, by stories does appeare, Audley by creation and by name Audley, Havinge a lordshippe is yeat called Standley, Which lordship he gave to his second sonne, For valiaunte actes that he before had donne. There this young man dwelling many a longe daye, And many yeares called Awdley of Standelay, After he maried the heyre of Sturton; And when Sturton died thether he went to wonne, And as in length of tyme thinges be lost and wonne, All the countrey called him Standley of Sturtonn, The which name sticks still to all his succession. Hit chaunced after, a godly man his sonne Espowsed the daughter and heyre of Hooton; After at Hooton, as chaunce him befalled, Dwelled, and Standly of Hootoun was calld, As it doth continue to this present day, Prainge God that long with worshippe so it may Thus sure undoubted there first name was Audley, Then chaunged and by custom called Standley. After a second sonne of Hootoun chaunced By valiante actes was highly advaunsed. To thenglishe coorte cam thadmirall of Henoode, With gentlemen of Fraunce to prove their manhood. On of them called the best with speare and shield, The king set John Standley to meete him in the field: He was also named the chiefest of all Fraunce, But this stoute Standley had such fortune and chaunce, He did not only put his enemie to lacke, But also he slue him and brake his more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236487303
  • 9781236487308