Works of the Camden Society

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Camden Society, 1875 - Great Britain

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Page 190 - In cujus rei testimonium has Literas nostras fieri fecimus Patentes. TESTE Me ipso, apud Westmonasterium, vicesimo secundo die Aprilis, anno regni nostri decimo quinto.1 Per breve de Private Sigillo.
Page xxix - Marry, I bade him do so ; for I asked him why he did not go through with his marriage ; and he made answer that he would tarry a time. Then, said I, You look for dead men's shoes ; for, if aught but good should come to the king" (Henry was afflicted with a dangerous ulcer in the thigh), " you would look to have me. He denied it; and I told him that I could undo him, if I would.
Page xxxiv - Mr. Kingston, I hear say I shall not die before noon, and I am very sorry therefore, for I thought to be dead by this time, and past my pain. I told her it should be no pain, it was so subtle. And then she said, I heard say the executioner was very good and I have a little neck, and put her hands about it, laughing heartily.
Page 215 - ... tam infra libertates quam extra per quos rei veritas melius sciri poterit de...
Page 29 - Fisher, to encourage him in his obstinacy ; and said, " the act of parliament is like a sword with two edges ; for if a man answer one way, it will confound his soul, and if he answer another way, it will confound his body.
Page xi - Garden, as being the only place appointed them in England, wherein to bury their dead, till the year 1177, the 24th of Henry II., that it was permitted to them (after long suit to the king and parliament at Oxford) to have a special place assigned them in every quarter where they dwelt. This plot of ground...
Page vi - His cousin the chronicler tells us that "the 30 July Sir Thomas Wriothesley, lord Wriothesley, earl of Southampton, and knight of the Garter, and one of the executors of King Henry VIII departed out of this transitory life at his place in Holborn . . . about midnight; he had been long sick, and the 3 August in the forenoon he was buried in St.
Page 93 - God that ever he came into the prison of the Tower, where he first savoured the life and sweetness of God's most holy word, meaning the Bible in English, which there he read by the means of one Thomas Philips, the keeper of that prison.
Page 150 - In a song against women,18 the poet says of them, Some cheke mate with oure Sire. William Colyngbourne's well-known political rhyme, on Richard Ill's three supporters Catesby, Ratcliffe and Lovel, runs — The catte, the ratte, and Lovell our dogge Rulyth all Englande under a hogge.

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