Works of the Camden Society, Issue 79

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Camden Society, 1861 - Great Britain - 191 pages
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Page v - The COUNCIL of the CAMDEN SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications; the Editors of the several Works being alone responsible for the same.
Page 192 - March, 1855, and that we have examined the said accounts, with the vouchers relating thereto, and find the same to be correct and satisfactory. And we further report, that the following is an Abstract of the Receipts and Expenditure during the period we have mentioned.
Page 63 - ... years (not having been six months together in any one action) should upon so little service and small desert make more knights than are in all the realm besides ; and it is doubted that if he continue this course he will shortly bring in tag and rag, cut and long tail, and so draw the order in contempt.
Page 40 - ... times), got at last to Venice, where he tells them all that was negotiated twixt him and them either by Letters or Ambassadors since he was of any goode remembraunce, and that with so many particulers as are thought infallible testimonies.
Page 46 - On Satterday last Sir William Woodhouse accompanied with fowre hacksters, understanding that Sir Robert Drury * was to come from Totnam toward London, waited for him in the way, and set upon him as he was comming out of his coach, wounding him in three or fowre places, and thincking they had dispatched him, left him for dead, but...
Page 163 - ... to forsake that course and betake himself to the water where he was pursued and taken, and brought before the Lord Chief Justice, who...
Page 163 - The price at comming in was two shillings or eighteen pence at least ; and, when he had gotten most part of the mony into his hands, he wold have shewed them a faire paire of heeles, but he was not so nimble to get up on horsebacke, but that he was faine to forsake that course, and betake himselfe to the water...
Page 48 - Essex, and objected to him in goode earnest, whereupon there was commaundment it shold be cut out of the 'booke; yet I have got you a transcript of it that you may picke out the offence if you can; for my part I can finde no such buggeswords, but that everything is as it is taken. I am going the next weeke (God willing) to Knebworth, in which consideration I am not greatly sory for your stayeng at Ostend, for I shold have injoyed but litle of your company, which perhaps will come better to passe...
Page 44 - Our provisions for Ireland go forward with leaden feet, and the Erle of Essex commission is no neerer signing (in shew) then when I wrote last. The jarres continue as they did, if not worse, by daily renewing, and our musicke runs so much upon discords that I feare what harmonic they will make of it in the end.
Page 47 - Norris 4 and the Lady Briget second daughter to the erle of Oxford. We are still fed with fresh rumors of Don Sebastian ' that he is ipsissimus, and that the Venetians have sent ambassadors to the king of Spaine to signifie so much unto him: and that there have ben some great men executed of late in Portingale about this busines, and many others translated into Spaine, but I will lay no wager of all this. For lacke of better matter I send you three or...

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