The Funeral Sermon of Margaret, Countess of Richmond and Derby ... Preached by Bishop Fisher in 1509 with [Thomas] Baker's Preface

Front Cover
Printed at the University Press, 1840 - Funeral sermons - 275 pages

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 56 - One day when King Henry the Sixth, whose innocency gave him holiness, was washing his hands at a great feast, and cast his eye upon King Henry, then a young youth, he said ; " This is the lad that shall possess quietly that, that we now strive for.
Page 180 - Enprynted at London in the fletestrete at the sygne of the sonne, by Wynkyn de Worde prynter vnto the most excellent pryncesse my lady the kynges graundame. In the yere of our lorde god MCCCCC and ix the xij daye of the moneth of Juyn.
Page 145 - WHOSO him bethoft Inwardly and oft, How hard it were to flit From bed unto the pit, From pit unto pain That ne'er shall cease again, He would not do one sin All the world to win.
Page 127 - Ego sum resurrectio et vita : qui credit in me : etiam si mortuus fuerit vivet : et omnis qui vivit et credit in me : non morietur in eternum.
Page 19 - And he empowered Richard Wiot, STP Master of Christ's College, John Fotehede, BD, and William Thornborough, to take a full and perfect inventory of all the jewels, muniments, and other moveables of the House, and to have them in safe custody, till the College should be erected.
Page 4 - Cambridge, with stipend of 10 lib. per ann. payable by the Abbot and Convent of Westminster, whose duty was to preach, at least six sermons every year, at several churches (specified in the foundation) in the dioceses of London, Ely, and Lincoln ; and one John Fawn, STB is appointed her first Preacher, by the original foundation. This is that John Fawn, who has been styled President of the University, a title that has been wondered at, but not explained.
Page 132 - ... warfare in both conflicts, both of sin and the cross. He was born at Pembroke castle, and lieth buried at Westminster, in one of the stateliest and daintiest monuments of Europe, both for the chapel and for the sepulchre. So that he dwelleth more richly dead, in the monument of his tomb, than he did alive in Richmond, or any of his palaces. I could wish he did the like in this monument of his fame.
Page 159 - Confessour hath moreover shewne unto me, on your behalve, that ye of youre goodnesse and kynde disposition have gyven and graunted unto me, such title and intereste as ye have or ought to have in such debts and duties which is oweing and dew unto you in Fraunce by the Frenche Kynge and * From the archives of St.

Bibliographic information