Political Poems and Songs Relating to English History: Composed During the Period from the Accession of Edw. III. to that of Ric. III., Volume 1; Volume 14, Part 1 (Google eBook)

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Thomas Wright
Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1859 - English poetry
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Page 470 - THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND ; from the Accession of Henry VIII. to the Death of Queen Anne (1509 1714). Designed as a Book of instant Reference for ascertaining the Dates of Events mentioned in History and Manuscripts. The Name of every Person and Event mentioned in History within the above period is placed in Alphabetical and Chronological Order, and the Authority whence taken is given in each case, whether from Printed History or from Manuscripts. By FS THOMAS, Esq. 3 vols. 8vo. (1856), cloth. Price...
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Page v - Rolls submitted to the Treasury a proposal for the publication of materials for the History of this Country from the Invasion of the Romans to the Reign of Henry VIII. The Master of the Rolls suggested that these materials should be selected for publication under competent editors without reference to periodical or chronological arrangement, without mutilation or abridgment, preference being given, in the first instance, to such materials as were most scarce and valuable. He proposed that each chronicle...
Page 64 - And the galaies men also, That wist both of wele and wo. He cumand than that men suld fare Till Ingland, and for no thing spare, Bot brin and sla both man and wife, And childe, that none suld pas with life. The galay men held up thaire handes, And thanked God for thir tithandes.
Page 264 - Thai dele with purses, pynnes, and knyves, With gyrdles, gloves, for wenches and wyves ; Bot ever bacward the husband thryves Ther thai are haunted tille.
Page 61 - Thare slogh e many sakles, als it was sene ; And now has king Edward wroken it, I wene. It es wrokin, I wene, wele wurth the while ; War ^it with the Skottes, for thai er ful of gile.