The History of England: From the First Invasion by the Romans to the Accession of William and Mary in 1688, Volume 4

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Pagina 543 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the King, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Pagina 583 - well known, that at such time as sir James Tyrrel was " in the Tower for treason committed against king " Henry VII., both Dighton and he were examined, and " confessed the murder in manner above written.
Pagina 268 - ... take to wife and consort the princess Elizabeth, which marriage they hoped God would bless with a progeny of the race of kings...
Pagina 260 - Writers have indeed in modern times attempted to prove his innocence; but their arguments are rather ingenious than conclusive, and dwindle into groundless conjectures when confronted with the evidence which may be arrayed against them.
Pagina 513 - I have hitherto had so great plenty, that all the days of my life I am most bound of all creatures, next the King's Grace, to love and serve your Grace: of the which I beseech you never to doubt that ever I shall vary from this thought as long as any breath is in my body.
Pagina 109 - Justices, after communication and mature deliberation had amongst them, answered and said: that they ought not to answer to that question; for it hath not been used aforetime that the justices should in, 'any wise determine the privilege of this high court of Parliament; for it is so high and so mighty in its nature, that it may make law; and that that is law, it may make no law; and the determination and knowledge of that privilege belongeth to the Lords of the Parliament and not to the justices.
Pagina 217 - Hence every project of opposition to his government was suppressed almost as soon as it was formed ; and Edward might have promised himself a long and prosperous reign, had not continued indulgence enervated his constitution, and sown the seeds of that malady which consigned him to the grave in the forty-first year of his age. He was buried with the usual pomp in the new chapel at Windsor...
Pagina 254 - of such as were secret with his chamberers, that after this abominable deed done he never had quiet in his mind, he never thought himself sure. Where he went abroad, his eyes whirled about, his body privily fenced, his hand ever on his dagger, his countenance and manner like one always ready to strike again.
Pagina 230 - Shore's wife, in whom the king therefore took special pleasure, for many he had, but her he loved, whose favour, to say the truth (for sin it were to belie the devil), she never abused to any man's hurt, but to many a man's comfort and relief.
Pagina 513 - I am so bold to trouble you with my simple and rude writing, esteeming it to proceed from her that is much desirous to know that your Grace does well, as I perceive by this bearer that you do. The which I pray God long to continue, as I am most bound to pray; for I do know the great pains and troubles that you have taken for me, both day and night, is never like to be recompensed on my part, but alonely in loving you, next unto the King's grace, above all creatures living.

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