A catechism of English history

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Elizabeth Missing Sewell
1872 - Great Britain - 205 pages
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Page 119 - ... in the seventieth year of her age, and the forty-fifth of her reign.
Page 180 - Saturday, the 29th of January 1820, in the eighty-second year of his age, and the sixtieth of his reign.
Page 58 - The reader will probably consider the Bohemian monarch as foolishly prodigal of his life : by the writers of the age his conduct has been extolled as an instance of unparalleled heroism. His crest, three ostrich feathers, with the motto " Ich " dien," I serve, was adopted by the prince of Wales, and has been always borne by his successors.
Page 61 - Italy before his father. 3. JOHN of GAUNT, Duke of Lancaster. 4. EDMUND, Duke of York. 5. THOMAS, Duke of Gloucester.
Page 198 - The queen afterwards married Owen Tudor, a Welsh gentleman, by whom she had three sons : Edmund, earl of Richmond, married Margaret, daughter of John Beaufort, duke of Somerset, and was the father of Henry Tudor, afterwards king Henry VII. ; Jasper, earl of Pembroke ; and Owen.
Page 69 - Jerusalem from the end of the eleventh century to the end of the twelfth: 'The Christian kingdom of Jerusalem continued for less than a century.
Page 73 - He was buried in Canterbury Cathedral. He had been twice married, and had, by his first wife, a family of four sons and two daughters.

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