Letters and Other Documents Illustrating the Relations Between England and Germany at the Commencement of the Thirty Years' War ...: From the election of the emperor Ferdinand II. to the close of the conferences at Mühlhausen (Google eBook)

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Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Camden Society, 1868 - Germany
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Page iv - SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications; the Editors of the several Works being alone responsible for the same.
Page xii - They have chosen heare a blinde Emperour, for he hath but one eye, and that not verie good. I am afrayed he will be lowsie, for he hath not monie to buy himself cloths.
Page 5 - I present to your Lordship here a hand which I think you never saw, and a name which carries no such merit with it as that it should be well known to you ; but yet it is the hand and the name of a person very much devoted to your Lordship's service. If that be not enough to excuse my present importunity, this is abundantly enough, that herein I execute a commandment of my Lord of Doncaster's, who, having formerly written to Calandrini to Nuremberg to change the place of the receipt of his moneys,...
Page 159 - J that he might place himself on the side of justice, and that he was himself in a great strait, being driven to the one side by his children and grandchildren, his own flesh and blood, and to the other side by the truth and by his friendship to Your Majesty and to the House of Austria.
Page 11 - ... September, when he was preparing to leave for Frankfurt. In writing to Sir George Calvert, he begged for still further increase of leave of absence for Donne : — " I beseech you be pleased to do Dr. Donne this favour for my sake. At the beginning of the term he will be expected at Lincoln's Inn with some impatience, except you write a letter to the Masters of the Bench there, that his coming being by his Majesty's command, he cannot return till I do, which they may justly believe will be shortly....
Page 160 - I hope I shall have leave to continue, and whereof I desire your honour to advertise me. Howsoever, unles I had opposed • in his designs and used such temper therein that I brought them to the knowledge of themselves he had wholly carried away this State for th' Emperour. Your Honour knowes Impetum Gallicum, and it was wholy bending that way. But the matter is now come to that whereof I advertised your Honour a good while since, which is an Ambassade to Germany, for which purpose they have nominated...
Page 44 - Dichbis his men with these reasons which were delivered by Baron Dona, and desyreth to know of the King of Spaine why he him, selfe may not as lawfully assist his sone lawfully elected, as he doeth his cosin lawfully expelled, and in mean time hath returned Baron Dona home with a request unto his sone that til he can heare againe from Spain the whole busines may be continewed with as much peace as may be...
Page 137 - ... church St. Peter and Maria Maggiore in Rome (as it is reported constantly heer) is not, and which Livie, were he now to write, might well insert emong their most prodigious omens. But I leave the truth of this to your Honours more certain relations, though yt be heer generally...
Page 185 - I confesse I should doe more if I had leave; and doubt not but to render many good offices in the business without any way engaging the King my master, if I might be sett at liberty. But I must be true to my obedience ; only I cannot conecale what advantage they heere take upon the information the Count do Tilliers gives, that his Matie dislikes utterly all the proceedings in Bohemia, to condemne the cause ; — ' for ' (nayd they)
Page 11 - ... to visit Holland at this time was impossible; he had to push back into Germany. He stayed at Maestricht until the 8th of September, when he was preparing to leave for Frankfurt. In writing to Sir George Calvert, he begged for still further increase of leave of absence for Donne :— " I beseech you be pleased to do Dr. Donne this favour for my sake. At the beginning of the term he will be expected at Lincoln's Inn with some impatience, except you write a letter to the Masters of the Bench there,...

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