The history of Wharfdale (Google eBook)

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W. Walker, 1830 - Wharfdale (England) - 189 pages
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Page 21 - I have been bullied by an usurper ; I have been neglected by a court ; but I will not be dictated to by a subject : your man shan't stand. " ANNE Dorset, Pembroke and Montgomery.
Page 103 - Truly England and the Church of God hath had a great favour from the Lord, in this great Victory given unto us, such as the like never was since this War began. It had all the evidences of an absolute Victory obtained by the Lord's blessing upon the Godly Party principally. We never charged but -we routed the enemy. The Left Wing, which I commanded, being...
Page 87 - ... are therefore to will and require you to see the said sentence executed in the open street before Whitehall, upon the morrow, being the thirtieth day of this instant month of January, between the hours of ten in the morning and five in the afternoon of the same day, with full effect. And for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. And these are to require all officers, soldiers, and others, the good people of this nation of England, to be assisting unto you in this service. To Col. Francis...
Page 104 - A little after hee sayd, one thinge lay upon his spirit; I asked him what that was ; hee told mee that it was that God had not suffered him to be noe more the executioner of his enemies. Att his fall, his horse beinge killed with the bullett and as I am informed three horses more, I am told hee bid them open to the right and left, that hee might see the rogues runn.
Page 40 - Strid, from a feat often exercised by persons of more agility than prudence, who stride from brink to brink, regardless of the destruction which awaits a faltering step.
Page 19 - Proud prelate, I understand you are backward in complying with your agreement : but I would have you know, that I, who made you what you are, can unmake you ; and if you do not forthwith fulfil your engagement, by God I will immediately unfrock you. Yours, as you demean yourself, Elizabeth.
Page 112 - Beverley and Ripon by such warrant that King Athelstan, before the Conquest of England, gave the said manors to the Archbishop of York and his successors for ever ; from which time all the succeeding archbishops have openly and freely held in seisina the aforesaid liberties. And at a later period King Henry I., son of the Conqueror, among other...
Page 105 - Truly he was exceedingly beloved in the army, of all that knew him. But few knew him, for he was a precious young man fit for God. You have cause to bless the Lord. He is a glorious saint in heaven, wherein you ought exceedingly to rejoice.
Page 14 - Clifford, lived upon bad terms with his father for several years, in conseof his youthful dissipation ; to supply the means for which he turned outlaw, assembled a band of dissolute followers, harassed the religious houses, beat their tenants, and forced the inhabitants of whole villages to take sanctuary in their churches. He is said, however, to have been reclaimed in good time, and was created, 18th June, 1523, Earl of Cumberland, besides being made a knight of the Garter. The barony of Clifford...
Page 83 - I am in religion neither a fantastic puritan, nor a superstitious papist ; but so settled in conscience, that I have the sure ground of God's word to warrant all I believe, and the commendable ordinances of our English church to approve all I practise : in which course I live a faithful Christian, and an obedient subject, and so teach my family.

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