Original letters, illustrative of English history; with notes and illustr. by H. Ellis, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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sir Henry Ellis
1824
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Page 296 - Italy, made of steele : some," the author adds " are made here in England by smiths that are partners and partakers in their villainous occupations." See also " Martin Mark-all, beadle of Bridewell, his Defence and Answere to the Belman of London : by SR
Page 26 - Lady's chapel, having fifty-nine* poor men, whose feet he washed, and kissed; and after he had wiped them, he gave every of the said poor men twelve pence in money, three ells of good canvass to make them shirts, a pair of new shoes, a cast of red herrings, and three white herrings, and one of them had two shillings.
Page 181 - ... hear it with good will; and, as for my priests, they know what they have to do, the pain of your laws is but imprisonment for a short time ; and, if they will refuse to say mass, for fear of that imprisonment, they may do therein as they will ; but none of your new service (said she) shall be used in my house, and, if any be said in it, I will not tarry in the house.
Page 53 - Mr. Kyngston, quoth he, rehersing his name once or twice ; and with that clapped his hand on his thigh and gave a deep sigh." . . Wolsey was not unacquainted with this man, nor with the secrets of his Office. When Kyngston made all those professions of homage and respect which Wolscy had been used to in his better days ; he simply said,
Page 37 - Tower, tromppets, shambes% and other dy verse instrumentes all the wayes playng and makyng greate melodie, which, as ys reported, was as combly donne as neuer was lyke in any tyme nyghe to our rememberaunce. And so her Grace cam to the Tower on Thursdaye at nyghte, abowte v. of the clocke, where also was suche a pele of gonnes as hathe not byn harde lyke a great while before. And the same nyghte...
Page 202 - Mariage was in this sorte. Upon Sondaye in the morninge betwene v and vj. she was convoide by divers of her nobles to the Chappell. She had upon her backe the greate murning gown of blacke, with the greate wyde murning hoode, not unlyke unto that which she woore the deulfull daye of the buriall of her howsbande.
Page 35 - Vniversites, yt was thowght convenient by the Kyng and his lernyd Councell that I shuld repayre unto Dunstable, which ys within iiij. myles vnto Amptell, where the said Lady Kateren kepeth her howse, and there to call her before me, to here the fynall Sentance in this said mateir. Notwithstandyng she would not att all obey therunto, for whan she was by doctour Lee cited to appear by a daye, she utterly refused the same, sayinge that inasmoche as her cause was before the Pope she would have none other...
Page 39 - Sir you may nott ymagyn that this Coronacion was before her mariege, for she was maried muche about sainte Paules daye last, as the condicion therof dothe Well appere by reason she ys nowe sumwhat bygg with chylde. Notwithstandyng yt hath byn reported thorowte a greate parte of the realme that I maried her; whiche was playnly false, for I myself knewe not therof a fortenyght after yt was donne.
Page 136 - DVJE res mihi calcar addiderunt ut ad te literas scribam Susceptor amantissime. Prima ut tibi gratias agam ob calicem, deinde ob literas tuas quas ad me postremum misisti. Poculum tuum perhibet testimonium te mihi plurimos felicissimos annos optare ac precari. Ex literis autem tuis multum fructus accepi, quod in illis me hortaris, atque veluti stimulum mihi addis ad perdiscendas bonas literas, qua?
Page 232 - BELIEVE you are aot ignorant, how long certain of my subjects, who from the least of my kingdom I have raised to be the first, have taken upon themselves to involve me in trouble, and to do what it appears they had in view from the first. You know how they purposed to seize me and the late King my husband, from which attempt it pleased God to protect us, and to permit us to expel them from the country, where, at your request, I again, afterwards, received them ; though, on their return, they committed...

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