History of the Manor and Ancient Barony of Castle Combe, in the County of Wilts: Chiefly Compiled from Original Mss. and Chartularies at Castle Combe. With Memoirs of the Families of Dunstanvile, Badlesmere, Tiptoft, Scrope, Fastolf, Etc (Google eBook)

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J.B. Nichols & son, printers, 1852 - Castle Combe (England). - 403 pages
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Page 272 - than she meaneth. And she has since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice, and sometimes twice on a day, and her head broken in two or three places. Wherefore, cousin, she hath sent to me by Fryar Newton in great counsel, and prayeth me that I would send
Page 182 - When but in all I was six thousand strong, And that the French were almost ten to oneó Before we met, or that a stroke was given, Like to a trusty squire, did run away,
Page 272 - time as ye may goodly, for she was never in so great sorrow as she is now-a-days, for she may not speak with no man, whosoever come, ne not may see nor speak with my man, nor with servants of her mother's, but that she beareth her an hand
Page 130 - to the Archbishop caused them to like the better of the cause, since the gravity of his age, his integrity of life, and incomparable learning, with the reverend aspect of his amiable personage, moved all men to have him in no small estimation.
Page 182 - of Which I have done, because unworthily Thou wast installed in that high degree. Pardon me. princely Henry, and the rest: This dastard, at the battle of
Page 182 - To avouch him by many arguments valiant is to maintain that the sun is bright ; though the stage has been overbold with his memory, making him a thrasonical puff and emblem of mock valour. True it is Sir John
Page 182 - Then judge, great lords, if I have done amiss, Or whether that such cowards ought to wear This ornament of knighthood, yea or no.
Page 182 - Nor is our comedian excusable by some alteration of his name, writing him Sir John Falstafe (and making him the property of pleasure for King Henry V. to abuse), seeing the vicinity of sounds
Page 108 - in iiij principall toures. It was finichid or kynge Richard the II. dyed. One thinge I much notyd in the haulle of Bolton, how chimeneys were conveyed by tunnells made on the syds of the walls bytwixt the lights in the hawll, and by this means, and by no
Page 272 - be laboured; and give Scrope a goodly answer, that he be not put off till ye be sure of a better, for he said when he was with me, but if he have some comfortable answer of you, he will no more labour in this matter, because he might not see my cousin your sister; and he

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