Works of the Camden Society Volume 10

Works of the Camden Society Volume 10

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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: ...27 May 1464: and the only two Earldoms bestowed in Edward's first year (and probably at the Coronation) were, the Earldom of Essex, conferred on Henry Viscount Bourchier, Earl of Eu in Normandy, who had married the King's aunt, the Princess Isabel of York; and the Earldom of Kent, conferred on VVilliam Neville, Lord Fauconberg, one of King Edward's generals at Towton. The former creaion is mentioned by Warkworth lower down in his list; the latter is omitted altogether.--J. G. N. 1. 6.--The Lord Montagu. " And then Kyng Edward, concidering the greate feate doon by the said Lord Montagu, made hym Erle of Northumberlond; and in July next folowyng th'Erle of Warwyk, with th'ayde of the said Erle of Northumberland, gate agayn the castell of Bamborugh, wheryn was taken Sir Raaf Gray, which said Ser Raaf was after behedid and quartred at York. Also, in this yere, the first day of May, the Kyng wedded Dame Elizabeth Gray, late wif unto the lord Gray of Groby, and dougliter to the Lord Ryvers."--The London Chronicle, MS. Cotton. Vitell. A. XvI. fol. 126, r. The MS. of the London Chronicle, from which Sir Harris Nicolas printed his edition, does not contain this passage. It is almost unnecessary to remark the chronological incorrectness of the above, but it serves to show how carelessly these slight Chronicles were compiled. Cf. MS. Add. Mus. Brit. 6113, fol. 192, r0. and MS. Cotton. Otho, B. xiv. fol. 221, r0. P. 1, I. 9.--Lord Erle of Pembroke. Villian1 Lord Herbert of Chepstow, the first of the long line of Herbert Earls of Pembroke, was so ereated the 27th May 1468. His decapitation by the Duke of Clarence at Northampton in 1469, is noticed by Warkworth in p. 7.--J. G. N_---l. 10.--Erle qf Devynschire....show more

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  • 1236797868
  • 9781236797865