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A Sketch of the Reformation - Page 177
by Thomas Bayley Fox - 1836 - 259 pages
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Moffatt's history readers, Book 3

Moffatt and Paige - 1883
...he thought her the fairest and best 3 favoured, yet when he considered that it would both be great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister in marriage preferred before her, he then of a certain pity framed his fancy towards her, and soon...
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Champions of the right

Edward Gilliat - Christian biography - 1885 - 224 pages
...that he thought her the fairest and best favoured ; yet when he considered that it would be both great grief, and some shame also, to the eldest to see her...his fancy toward her, and soon after married her." This choice of a wife, so quaintly conceived, turned out better than could have been expected. It proved...
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Authorised Guide to the Tower of London

William John Loftie - 1888 - 152 pages
...mind most served him to the second daughter, for that he thought her the fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both grief...certain pity, framed his fancy toward her and soon after he married her." It would be impossible to improve upon Mr. JR Green's account of More in his Short...
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Life and Writings of Sir Thomas More: Lord Chancellor of England and Martyr ...

Thomas Edward Bridgett - Christian saints - 1891 - 458 pages
...fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred...marriage, he then of a certain pity* framed his fancy to her, and soon after married her." The young lady's Christian name was Joan or Jane. ''She was very...
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Introductory Lectures on the Oxford Reformers, Colet, Erasmus, and More

William Hudson Shaw - Reformation - 1893 - 83 pages
...that he thought her the fairest and best favoured ; yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her younger sister in marriage preferred before her, he then of a certain pity framed his fancy towards her and soon after...
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Authorized Guide to the Tower of London

William John Loftie - 1894 - 152 pages
...mind most served him to the second daughter, for that he thought her the fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both grief...certain pity, framed his fancy toward her and soon after he married her." It would be impossible to improve upon Mr. JR Green's account of More in his Short...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 184

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1896
...fairest and best favoured ; yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame to the eldest to see her younger sister preferred...his fancy toward her and soon after married her,' — an instance of self-abnegation bordering surely on heroic charity, which apparently had its reward....
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Authorised Guide to the Tower of London

William John Loftie - Castles - 1897 - 158 pages
...conjiderad that it would be both grief and some shame also to the eldest to sea her younger Bister preferred before her in marriage, he then, of a certain pity, framed his fancy toward her and soon after he married her." It would be impossible to improve upon Mr. JR Green's account of More in his Short...
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The Home Counties Magazine: Devoted to the Topography of London ..., Volume 4

William John Hardy - Berkshire (England) - 1902
...for that he thought her fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her...marriage, he then of a certain pity, framed his fancy towards the eldest." The present owner of the manor is also patron of the church at North Mimms. At...
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The Home Counties Magazine: Devoted to the Topography of London ..., Volume 4

William John Hardy, F. E. Robinson, William Paley Baildon - Berkshire (England) - 1902
...for that he thought her fairest and best favoured, yet when he considered that it would be both great grief and some shame also to the eldest to see her...marriage, he then of a certain pity, framed his fancy towards the eldest." The present owner of the manor is also patron of the church at North Mimms. At...
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