A Short Chronicle Concerning the Parish of Croydon in the County of Surrey (Google eBook)

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Ballantyne, Hanson and Company, 1882 - Croydon (London, England) - 244 pages
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Page 225 - Storm'd at with shot and shell, Boldly they rode and well, Into the jaws of Death, Into the mouth of Hell Rode the six hundred. Flash'd all their sabres bare, Flash'd as they turn'd in air, Sabring the gunners there, Charging an army while All the world wonder'd: Plunged in the battery-smoke Right thro' the line they broke; Cossack and Russian Reel'd from the sabre-stroke Shatter'd and sunder'd.
Page 6 - And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered.
Page 128 - Upon his advancement the queen charged him " to restore the discipline of the church, and the uniformity established by law, which (says her majesty) through the connivance of some prelates, the obstinacy of the Puritans, and the power of some noblemen, is run out of square.
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Page 136 - That they had traitorously endeavoured to subvert the fundamental laws and government of the kingdom, to deprive the...
Page 116 - ... the crown of England, which hath been so free at all times, that it hath been in no earthly subjection, but immediately subject to God, in all things touching the regality of the same crown, and to none other...
Page 139 - ... protestation reserving, on behalf of the people of England, the liberty of exhibiting any other charge ; and also of replying to the answers which the said Charles Stuart should make to the premises, did, for the said treasons and crimes, impeach the said Charles Stuart as a tyrant, traitor, murderer, and a public and implacable enemy to the commonwealth of England...
Page 131 - Croydon, and dine with them at his hospital ; at which time you may believe there was joy at the table.
Page 130 - ... for a harbour and subsistence for the poor, together with a fair school-house for the increase of literature, and a large dwelling for the schoolmaster, the Archbishop had the happiness, through God's favourable assistance, to build and perfect in his own lifetime. And the reason why he Annai.4to.
Page 125 - At last, it has been said, being really blind, more with grief than age, he was willing to put off his clothes before he went to bed, and in his lifetime to resign his place to Dr. Whitgift, who refused such acceptance thereof. And the queen, commiserating his condition, was graciously pleased to say that as she had made him so he should die, an archbishop ; as he did, July 6th, 1583.

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