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The Court of Queen Elizabeth: Originally Written by Sir Robert Naunton ...
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Admirall afterwards amongst ancient aydes better blood brave brother Burleigh Cecill Chancellor Christopher Hatton command counsell Countess of Nottingham courtier crowne cunning daughter death died drew Duke Earl of Essex Earl of Leicester enemies England fame father fidelitie fortune Francis Knowles Francis Vere Francis Walsingham Generall gentleman grace greatnesse hath Hatton himselfe honour Hunsdon Ireland Irish John Perrot kingdome Lady lived Lord Chamberlain Lord Hunsdon Lord Norris Lord of Essex Lord of Leicester Lord Treasurer loved magnanimitie Majesty married Mary Mountjoy nature never Nicholas Bacon nobility noble observation offence payd peece person prince publique Queen Elizabeth Queen of Scots Queenes favour raigne royall sayd Secretary sent servants shew Sir Francis Sir Henry Sir John Sir Philip Sidney Sir Robert Sir Thomas sister sonne souldier soveraigne Spaniards stood Sussex taken thereof therewith thought tion Togati tooke truth unto vertues Walsingham wherein William wont
Page 76 - ... drew the curtain between himself and the light of her grace, and then death overwhelmed the remnant, and utterly deprived him of recovery, and they say of him, that had he brought less to her court than he did, he might have carried away more than he brought, for he had a time on it, but an ill husband of opportunity.
Page 10 - I have and will, at my pleasure, bequeath my favour, and likewise resume the same; and if you think to rule here, I will take a course to see you forthcoming * ; I will have here but one mistress, and no master...
Page 52 - I have heard it spoken, that, had he not slighted the court, but applied himself to the queen, he might have enjoyed a plentiful portion of her grace; and it was his saying, and it did him no good, that he was none of the Reptilia, intimating that he could not creep on the ground, and that the court was not his element: for indeed, as he was a great soldier, so he was of a suitable magnanimity, and could not brook the obsequiousness and assiduity of the court...
Page 13 - ... inauspicious war, which did much disturb and mislead her judgment; and the more for that it was a precedent taken out of her own pattern. For as the Queen, by way of division, had, at her coming to the crown, supported the revolted States of Holland, so did the King of Spain turn the trick upon herself, towards her going out, by cherishing the Irish rebellion...
Page 73 - Nottingham, who shewed it to her husband the Admiral, an enemy of Lord Essex, in order to take his advice. The Admiral forbid her to carry it, or return any answer to the message ; but insisted upon her keeping the ring.
Page 3 - ... bond (confirmative religion) which made them one ; for the king never called her by any other appellation but his sweetest and dearest sister, and was scarce his own man, she being absent ; which was not so between him and the Lady Mary.
Page 69 - Sir John Perrot was wont to say, by the galliard, for he came thither as a private gentleman of the Inns of Court, in a masque: and, for his activity and person, which was tall and proportionable, taken into her favour.