The Voiage and Travaile Which Treateth of the Way to Hierusalem Reprinted from the Edition of A.D. 1725. with an Introd., Add. Notes and Glossary by J. O. Halliwell

The Voiage and Travaile Which Treateth of the Way to Hierusalem Reprinted from the Edition of A.D. 1725. with an Introd., Add. Notes and Glossary by J. O. Halliwell

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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. 1839 edition. Excerpt: ...was his Beleeve. And whan the Pope saughe it, and had examyned it, that it_was parfite and gode, and verryly oure Feythe and oure Beleeve, he made him to ben delyvered out of Presoun, and comanded that Psalm to ben seyd every day at Pryme: and so he held Athanasie a gode man. But he wolde nevere go to his Bisshopriche azen, because that thei accused him of Heresye. Trapazond was wont to ben holden of the Emperour of Costantynople: but a gret man, that he sente for to kepe the Contree azenst the Turkes, usurped the Lond, and helde it to himself, and cleped him Emperour of Trapazond. And from thens, men gon thorghe litille Ermonye. And in that Contree is an old Castelle, that stont upon a Roche, the whiche is cleped the Castelle of the Sparrehawk, that is bezonde the Cytee of Layays, beside the Town of Pharsipee, that belongethe to the Lordschipe of Cruk; that is a riche Lord and a gode Cristene man; where men fynden a Sparehauk upon a Perche righte fair, and righte _wel made; and a fayre Lady of Fayrye, that kepethe it. And who that wil-wake that Sparhauk, 7 dayes and 7 nyghtes, and as sume men seyn, 3 dayes and 3 nyghtes, with outen Companye and with outen Sleep, that faire Lady schal zeven him, whan he hathe don, the first Wyssche, that he wil Wyssche, of erthely thinges: and that hathe been proved often tymes. And o tyme befelle, that a Kyng of Ermonye, that was a worthi Knyght and doughty man and a noble Prince, woke that Hauk sum tyme: and at the ende of 7 dayes and 7 nyghtes, the Lady cam to him, and bad him wisschen; for he had wel L disserved it. And he answerde, that he was gret. Lord y now, and wel in pees, and hadde y nowghe of worldly Ricchesse; and therfore he wolde wisshe non other thing, but the body of that faire Lady, to...show more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 159g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236851447
  • 9781236851444