An Abridgment of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Death of George the Second

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Страница 146 - ... them is unknown ; the chief evidence, it is said, amounted to no more than that Rochford had been seen to lean on her bed before some company.
Страница 97 - The Duke of Hereford appeared in parliament, and accused the Duke of Norfolk of having spoken seditious words against his majesty in a private conversation.
Страница 228 - It is you, continued he to the mem" bers, that have forced me upon this. I " have fought the Lord night and day that he " would rather flay me than put me upon this k " work." Then pointing to the mace, " Take
Страница 262 - ... the petition. On their refusal to give bail, an order was immediately drawn for their commitment to the Tower ; and the crown lawyers received directions to prosecute them for the seditious libel which, it was pretended, they had composed and uttered.
Страница 221 - Mark, child! what I say: They will cut off my head! and perhaps make thee a king: But mark what I say, thou must not be a king, as long as thy brothers Charles and James are alive. They will cut off thy brothers' heads, when they can catch them! And thy head too they will cut off at last! Therefore, I charge thee, do not be made a king by them!
Страница 346 - ... line, he had been aimed at by the enemy's marksmen, and received a shot in the wrist, which, however, did not oblige him to quit the field. Having wrapped a handkerchief round his hand, he continued giving orders without the least emotion, and advanced at the head of the grenadiers with their bayonets fixed...
Страница 47 - These councils seem at that time convened rather to give authenticity to the king's decrees, than to enact laws that were to bind their posterity.
Страница 143 - He is a prince of a most royal carriage, and hath a princely heart; and rather than he will miss or want any part of his will, he will endanger the one half of his kingdom. "I do assure you, that I have often kneeled before him, sometimes three hours together, to persuade him from his will and appetite; but could not prevail...
Страница 60 - What have you done to me?" replied coolly the prisoner: "you killed with your own hands my father, and my two brothers; and you intended to have hanged myself: I am now in your power, and you may take revenge by inflicting...
Страница 101 - Thus died the unfortunate Richard, in the thirty-fourth year of his age, and the twenty-third of his reign. Though his conduct was blameable, yet the...

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