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" ... any considerations, and, bursting into the church with drawn swords, they dragged him forth, and sent for a smith to make shackles for him. The poor artisan, struck with the sad state of the great man, and moved with generous feelings, said he would... "
The History of Rochford Hundred ...: From Former Authors, Ancient ... - Page 230
by Philip Benton - 1867
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The Pictorial History of England: Being, a History of the People ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - Great Britain - 1841
...man, and moved with generous feelings, said he would rather die the worst of deaths than force fetters for the brave defender of Dover Castle and the conqueror of the French at sea. But Sir Godfrey and his " black band " were not to be moved by any appeal : they placed the earl on...
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The Cabinet History of England: Being an Abridgment, by the ..., Volumes 3-4

Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1845
...man, and moved with generous feelings, said he would rather die the worst of deaths than forge fetters for the brave defender of Dover Castle and the conqueror of the French at sea. But Sir Godfrey and his " black band" were not to be moved by any appeal : they placed the earl on...
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The collegiate, school and family history of England

Edward Farr - 1848
...Crancumb, who headed this band : he declared he would rather die the worst of deaths than forge fetters for the brave defender of Dover Castle, and the conqueror of the French ai sea. Hubert was conveyed to the Tower of London ; but the bishops raised such an outcry against...
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The cabinet history of England, civil, military and ecclesiastical ..., Volume 2

Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1856
...man, and moved with generous feelings, said he would rather die the worst of deaths than forge fetters for the brave defender of Dover Castle and the conqueror of the French at sea. But Sir Godfrey and his " black band" were not to be moved by any appeal : they placed the earl on...
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The collegiate, school and family history of England

1856
...Godfrey de Crancumb, who headed the band ; and he declared he would rather die than put fetters on the brave defender of Dover Castle and the conqueror of the French at sea. Hubert was conveyed to the Tower of London ; but the bishops raised such an indignant outcry against...
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Logs for the Christmas fire, by J. Harris, H. J. Hatch, and J. F. T. Wiseman

James Harris - 1876
...crucifix in one hand and the ciborium (a large drinking-cup) in the other, claiming sanctuary, in 1232. Sending for a smith to make fetters for him, the poor...deep trench and palisades), where he held out for forty days, in spite of hunger, cold, and want of proper clothing. Being brought to trial, the king...
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The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to ..., Volume 1

Charles MacFarlane - 1876
...man, and moved with generous feelings, said he would rather die the worst of deaths than forge fetters for the brave defender of Dover Castle and the conqueror of the French at sea. But Sir Godfrey and his " black band " were not to be moved by any appeal : they placed the earl on...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Part 1

Blackie and son, ltd - 1880
...man, moved with generous feelings, said he would rather die the worst of deaths than forge fetters for the brave defender of Dover Castle, and the conqueror of the French at sea. Hubert was, however, brought bound to London, and though his life was spared his riches and power were...
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The English history readers, by the editor of the 'Universal readers'.

Marshall John and co - 1884
...fellow refused to do, preferring, as he said, to die the worst of deaths than forge fetters for the defender of Dover Castle, and the conqueror of the French at sea. In the end Hubert's life was spared, although he was deprived of all his wealth and power. From this...
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The Historians' History of the World: England to 1485

Henry Smith Williams - World history - 1904
...man, and moved with generous feelings, said he would rather die the worst of deaths than forge fetters for the brave defender of Dover castle and the conqueror of the French at sea. But Sir Godfrey placed the earl on horseback, naked, and, tying his feet under the girths, so conveyed...
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