Robert the Deuyll. Thomas a Reading. Frier Bacon. Frier Rush

Robert the Deuyll. Thomas a Reading. Frier Bacon. Frier Rush

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1858 edition. Excerpt: ... mary, qd. he now I praise God, I see my nose is come into some reasonable proportion, and I feele my selfe very well eased of the burthen thereof; but if it continue thus, thats all. I willwarrant your worship, said the Physician, for euer being troubled with the like againe. Whereupon the Knight receiued great ioy, and the Doctor a high reward. How Thomas of Reading was murdered at his Oasts house of Colebrooke, who also had murdred many before him, and how their wickednesse was at length reuealed. Chap. 11. Tnomas of Reading hauing many occasions to come to London, as well about his own affaires, as also the Kings businesse, being in a great oflice vnder his Maiestie, it chanced on a time, that his Oast and Oastesse of Colebrooke, who through couetousnesse had murdered many of the guests, and hauing every time he came thither great store of his money to lay vp, appointed him to be the next fat pig that should be killed: For it is to be vnderstood, that when they plotted the murder of any man, this was alwaies their terme, the man to his wife, and the woman to her hus band: wife, there is now a fat pig to be had if you want one.. Whereupon she would answer thus, I pray you put him in the hogstie till to-morrow. This was, when any man came thither alone without others in his company, and they saw he had great store of money. This man should be then laid in the chamber right ouer the kitchen, which was a faire chamber, and the better set out then any other in the house: the best bedstead therein, though it were little and low, yet was it most cunningly earned, and faire to the eye, the feet whereof were fast naild to the chamber floore, in such sort, that it could not in any wise fall, the bed that lay therein was fast sowed to the sides...show more

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  • Paperback | 74 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 150g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236773764
  • 9781236773760