Tablet of Memory: Shewing Every Memorable Event in History, from the Earliest Period to the Year 1783; Classed Under Distinct Heads, with Their Dates: Comprehending an Epitome of English History, with an Exact Chronology of Painters and Eminent Men

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G. Robinson, 1783 - Reference books - 224 pages
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Page 6 - Northampton, for which fifty were drawn on horses' tails, and hanged; all the synagogues were ordered to be destroyed, 1282; all the Jews in England were apprehended in one day, their goods and chattels confiscated to...
Page 73 - June 29, 11 90 — took Messina the latter end of the year — married Berengera, daughter of the king of Navarre, May 12, 1191 — defeated the Cyprians, and took their king prisoner, 1191 — taken prisoner near Vienne, on his return home, by Leopold, duke of Austria, Dec.
Page 73 - Aug. 19,1186 — made a convention with Philip, of France, to go to the holy war, 1188 — died with grief at the altar...
Page 72 - Noraiandy, 1120; in quiet possession of Normandy, 1129 ; surfeited himself with eating lampreys, at Lyons, near Rouen in Normandy, and died Dec. 1, 1135, aged 68 ; his body was brought over to England, and buried at Reading.
Page 66 - ETHELRED, Seventh king of Mercia, and twelfth monarch, in 675 — he desolated part of Kent, and in 677 destroyed Rochester, and many religious foundations — to atone for which he became a monk, 703 — and died abbot of Bradney, in 716 CENRED, His nephew, eighth king of Mercia, and thirteenth monarch, in 704 — reigned four years, and following his uncle's example, became a monk CEOLRED, Son to Ethelred...
Page 6 - Jew, who lent money on usury, was commanded to wear a plate upon his breast, signifying that he was an...
Page 55 - I. and his queen were talking together in their bedchamber, a flash of lightning strnck in at the window, passed by them, killed two of their servants who waited upon them, but did their majesties no hurt, 1285; when Edward III. was on his march, within two...
Page 77 - Edmondsbury, where his body was discovered uncorrupted in 1772, after his burial 348 years HENRY IV. Duke of Lancaster, grandson of Edward III. born 1367 — married Mary, the daughter of the earl of Hereford, who died 1394, before he obtained the crown — fought with the duke of Norfolk, 1397, and banished — returned to England in arms against Richard II. who resigned him his crown, and Henry was crowned, Oct. 13, 1399, when he instituted the order of the Bath, and created 47 knights — conspired...
Page 70 - March, 1014, and ndeavourcd to gain the affection of his English subjects, but without success, retired to Denmark, and ETHELRED returned, at the invitation of his subjects. Canute returned, 1015, soon after he had left England, and landed at Sandwich. Ethelred retired to the north, but by evading a battle with the Danes, he lost the affections of his subjects, and retiring to London, he expired April 24, 1016. EDMUND IRONSIDE, his son, was crowned at Kingston-uppn Thames, April, 1016 ; but by...
Page 6 - Jews, sixty-six, were killed by a floor giving way at the celebration of a wedding at Mantua, among whom were the bride and the...

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