Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: To 1535

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R. Bentley, 1846 - English letters
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Page 86 - ... the burning of God's word. And the overplus of the money, that shall remain to me, shall make me more studious to correct the said New Testament, and so newly to imprint the same once again ; and I trust the second will much better like you than ever did the first.
Page 157 - Paul's, had made for himself, until he removed northward, which was in the Passion Week after; and he had to the same house a secret gallery, which went out of his chamber into the Charterhouse church, whither he resorted every day to their service ; and at...
Page 203 - And for this money that ye demand of me, I assure you it is none of mine ; for I borrowed it of divers of my friends to bury me, and to bestow among my servants, who have taken great pains about me, like true and faithful men.
Page 362 - Welsh cause, and, wearied with the quantity of aps in the jury, directed that the panel should assume their last name, or that of their residence; and that Thomas ap Richard ap Howel ap Jevan Vychan, should for the future be reduced to the poor dissyllable Mostyn; no doubt to the great mortification of many an antient line.
Page 202 - ... herein, how it may be done, that he may take it well and in good part. This is the chief cause of my sending for you; therefore I pray you what is your best counsel to use in this matter for the true acquittal of this gentleman ? ' ' Sir,' quoth I, ' as touching that matter, my simple advice shall be this, that your own person shall resort unto him and visit him, and in communication break the matter unto him ; and if he will not tell the truth, there be that can satisfy the king's pleasure therein...
Page 45 - First, he had there a Dean, who was always a great clerk and a divine ; a Sub-dean ; a Repeater of the quire ; a Gospeller, a Pisteller ; and twelve singing Priests : of Scholars, he had first, a Master of the children ; twelve singing children ; sixteen singing men; with a servant to attend upon the said children.
Page 85 - Autumn of 1529], and this Packyngton was a man that highly fauored William Tindale, but to the bishop vtterly shewed hymself to the contrary. The bishop desirous to haue his purpose brought to passe, commoned of the...
Page 85 - The Bishop thinkyng that he had God by the toe, when in deede he had (as after he thought) the Deuell by the fiste, saied, gentle Master Packyngton, do your diligence and get them, and with all my harte I will paie for them, whatsoeuer thei cost you, for the bokes are erronious and naughtes and I entende surely to destroy theim all, and to burne them at Paules Crosse.
Page 86 - Packyngton, I promes you I bought all that then was to bee had : but I perceiue thei haue made more sence, and it will neuer bee better, as long as thei haue the letters and stampes, therefore it wer best for your lordshippe to bye the stampes to, and then are you sure : the bishop smiled at hym and saied, well Packyngton well, and so ended this matter.
Page 45 - I will declare unto you the officers of his chapel, and singing men of the same. First, he had there a Dean, who was always a great clerk and a divine; a Sub-dean; a Repeater of the quire; a Gospeller, a Pisteller; and twelve singing Priests: of Scholars, he had first, a Master of the children; twelve singing children; sixteen singing men; with a servant to attend upon the said children.

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