The History of England: From the Earliest Period to the Death of Eliabeth, Volume 12 (Google eBook)

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Longman, Orme, Brown and Green, and Longman, 1839 - Great Britain
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Page 128 - English court for the examination of this great cause were, the Duke of Norfolk, the Earl of Sussex, and Sir Ralph Sadler ; and York was named as the place of conference.
Page 429 - What hath he lost that such great grace hath won ? Young years for endless years, and hope unsure Of fortune's gifts for wealth that still shall dure : O happy race, with so great praises run...
Page 468 - ... twelve days; and in her discourse she fetched not so few as forty or fifty great sighs. I was grieved at the first to see her in this plight, for in all my lifetime before I never knew her fetch a sigh, but when the Queen of Scots was beheaded. Then, upon my knowledge, she shed many tears and sighs, manifesting her innocence that she never gave consent to the death of that Queen.
Page 423 - Love my memory, cherish my friends; their faith to me may assure you they are honest. But above all, govern your will and affections, by the will and Word of your Creator; in me, beholding the end of this world, with all her vanities.
Page 452 - We princes are set on stages ; in the sight and view of all the world, duly observed.
Page 429 - A sweet attractive kind of grace ; A full assurance given by looks ; Continual comfort in a face, The lineaments of Gospel books I trow that count'nance cannot lye, Whose thoughts are legible in the eye.
Page 553 - Then the good man told her plainly, ' what she was, and what she was to come to ; and though she had been long a great Queen here upon earth, yet shortly she was to yield an account of her stewardship to the King of kings.
Page 574 - Hocks-Tuesday, setting forth the destruction of the Danes in King Ethelred's time ; with which the queen was so pleased, that she gave them a brace of bucks, and five marks in money, to bear the charges of a feast.
Page 435 - My Lords, and ye of the Lower House, my silence must not injure the owner so much as to suppose a substitute sufficient to render you the thanks that my heart yieldeth you, not so much for the safe keeping of my life for which your care appears so manifest, as for the neglecting your private future peril, not regarding other way than my present state. No Prince herein, I confess, can be surer tied or faster bound than I am with the link of your good will...
Page 549 - Queen ill disposed, and she kept her inner lodging ; yet she, hearing of my arrival, sent for me. I found her in one of her withdrawing chambers, sitting low upon her cushions. She called me to her, I kissed her hand, and told her it was my chiefest happiness to see her in safety and in health, which I wished might long continue. She took me by the hand, and wrung it hard, and said,

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