An answer to such motives as were offer'd by certain military-men to Prince Henry, inciting him to affect arms more than peace: Made at His Highness command by Sr. Robert Cotton, baronet. With A short view of the life and reign of Henry the Third ...

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H. Mortlock, 1675 - France - 142 pages
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Page 125 - Peers, fhewing himfelf in all his Aftions after, capable to Command not the Realm only, but the whole World. Thus do the wrongs of our Enemies more than our own difcretions, make us fometimes both wife and fortunate.
Page 18 - ... good Fame -, and holding it the chiefeft Honour to be thought the Wonder of their times : which if they attain to, it is but the condition of Monfters, that are generally much admired, but more abhorred.
Page 49 - ... and Poundage once for a Year; and after for Term of Life. Of the Clergy, four Tenths by one Grant, and three by feveral, every of them not lefs than 25084 /. Of Subfidies, he had one of the Province of Canterbury, another of both; the ftipendiary Minifters thereto tax'd according to the Rates of their Wages. In Anno 22, they granted a Moiety of all their Goods and Lands, payable by equal Portion in five Years, every Part arifing to 95000 /, And not long after he had added 150000 /. to the yearly...
Page 45 - Third, and Eighth entire, of which there were two for three Years Grant. Befides thefe former, out of the Wools he had 37107 /. rais'd by a Moiety of a Tenth and Fifteenth. And again of all Goods 6 s
Page 45 - Goods 6 sť 8 d. in the Pound. Of the Merchant, of Subfidies, rated as in former Times, he had them by Grant once but for a Year; the like doubled for two, and trebled for three and a half. This Subfidy amounted to 33J-.
Page 46 - Poundage improv'd to 6 s. § d. he took in his eighteenth Year after the Rates of his Father's Time ; he had it firft thrice by feveral Grants and Years, then as often for two Years, and again by a new Grant for five Years, and in the end for Term of Life* Of the Clergy he had, befides one half of Difmes, four entire Tenths.
Page 52 - Army, mag•nx fuiffet depyejfioni patenter expofitus & progreffus nou fine fuo dedecore perpetuo impeditus, if De la Poole had not as well fupply'd him with the Credit of his Security, as with the beft Ability of his own...
Page 49 - Tonnage he had, and Poundage once for a Year; and after for Term of Life. Of the Clergy, four Tenths by one Grant, and three by feveral, every of them not lefs than 25084 /. Of Subfidies, he had one of the Province of Canterbury, another of both; the ftipendiary Minifters thereto tax'd according to the Rates of their Wages. In Anno 22, they granted a Moiety of all their Goods and Lands, payable by equal Portion in five Years, every Part arifing to 95000 /, And not long after he had added 150000 /....

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