A History of England,: From the First Invasion by the Romans to the End of the Reign of George the Third: with Conversations at the End of Each Chapter, Teil 141,Band 1

John Murray, 1829

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Seite 17 - The barbarians drive us to the sea; the sea throws us back on the barbarians; thus two modes of death await us; we are either slain or drowned.
Seite 304 - Christ was the word that spake it; He took the bread and brake it ; And what the word did make it, That I believe and take it.
Seite 140 - One day, while they were riding together in the streets of London, they met a poor beggar shivering with cold. The king made the observation, that it would be a good deed to give that poor man a warm coat.
Seite 322 - August, one thousand four hundred and twenty-two, in only the thirty-fourth year of his age and the tenth of his reign, King Henry the Fifth passed away. Slowly and mournfully they carried his embalmed...
Seite 305 - VI., but he, by a madness of a most deplorable nature, was incapable of performing any of the royal functions. His brother the duke of Orleans, and his cousin the duke of Burgundy- taking advantage of his calamity, contended, with the most culpable ambition that ever inflamed two selfish men, for the management of the kingdom. The queen, Isabella of Bavaria, a very bad, proud woman, abandoned the king and her children, who were neglected, and often in want of necessaries, while she and the duke of...
Seite 362 - Beaulieu ; and intended to have returned immediately to France. But some of the dispersed Lancastrians gathering around her, she was persuaded to stay and make one more effort to regain the kingdom : a fatal resolution, which cost the lives of many brave men, who were defeated and slain in a battle that was fought at Tewkesbury, on the 3d of May. The queen and the young prince were soon after taken prisoners, and thus an end was put to the bloody contest between these two rival families, a contest...
Seite 259 - England was deprived at once of both these princes, its chief ornament and support: he expired in the sixty-fifth year of his age and the fifty-first of his reign; and the people were then sensible, though too late, of the irreparable loss which they had sustained.
Seite 382 - My lord, you have not now to do with Holbein, but with me; whatever punishment you may contrive by way of revenge against him, shall...
Seite 300 - Happy the monarch," said the king when he heard it, " who has a judge so resolute in the discharge of his duty and a son so willing to submit to the laws.
Seite 231 - But these varied insults and cruelties did not satisfy the savage hearts of the queen and Mortimer, who therefore ordered Gournay and Maltravers to despatch him without delay : and they, taking the opportunity of Lord Berkeley's absence, murdered the king at Berkeley Castle, with circumstances of great cruelty. He was murdered on the 21st of September, 1327, in the forty-third year of his age.

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