Stradling Correspondence: A Series of Letters Written in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth, with Notices of the Family of Stradling of St. Donat's Castle, Co. Glamorgan

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John Montgomery Traherne
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1840 - Great Britain - 356 pages
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Page x - Oxford and elsewhere, . . . was at the charge of such herculean works for the public good that no man in his time went beyond him for his singular knowledge in the British language and antiquities, for his eminent encouragement of learning and learned men, and for his great expense and indefatigable industry in collecting together several ancient manuscripts of learning and antiquity, all which, with other books, were reduced...
Page 22 - Majesty hath now thrice caused letters to be written unto you that you suffer not my kinswoman to be bought and sold in Wales without her Majesty's privity and the consent and the advice of my Lord Chamberlain and myself, her father's cousin-german, considering she hath not any nearer kin nor better3.
Page 51 - Cooke were both in like armour, beset with apples and fruits; the one signifying Adam, and the other Eve, who had hair hung all down his helmet.
Page 22 - Ma"es pryvetye, and the consent or advise of my L. Chamberlayne and my selfe, her father's cosen germayns : consideringe she hath not anie niror kyn nor better ; her father and my selfe came of twoe systers, Sr Phillipp...
Page 24 - Anne Countess of Warwick was the eldest of the three daughters of Francis, second Earl of Bedford, KG and her two sisters were the Countesses of Bath and Cumberland. She became the third wife of Ambrose Dudley, Earl of Warwick, KG and was left his widow, without children, in 1589. She was " a lady of excellent character, and of mot refined parts and education, and one of Elizabeth's few female favourites.
Page 125 - He was one of the Peers who sat on the trial of Edward, Duke of Somerset. In 1551, Anne, his first lady — daughter of Thomas Lord Parr, of Kendal, and sister to Catherine Parr, sixth wife of Henry VIII.
Page 314 - God knoweth) to restore to my Maecenas. But after my return from Ludlowe I will (throughe God's grace) be shortlie there. The cause of my longe tarynge in London was for the sure setlinge and placinge of the bookes, and...
Page 7 - ... as she declared unto me, in the place where she was. I tolde her there was nothinge more mete for her, and for her reputac'on, then to come home to you, and to be bestowed by yo'r advise. She showed her selfe to me very willing and glad of yt ; and yf she doe it not she uhewes her selfe to disemple very much w'th mee.
Page 29 - Chamberlayn : beinge nowe secreatly geven to understande that for the good will yow beare unto the Earle of Pembrocke, you meane to further what yow may younge Mr Robert Sydney, I can not but incorage yow to proceed therin, for that I knowe her Mati6 will noe waye miselike therof: besyds the L: Chamberlaine, Mr Rawley, and the rest of the younge gentlewoman's kynsfolkes, doe greatly desyre yt.

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