An Universal History, from the Earliest Account of Time, Volume 41

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T. Osborne, 1760 - World history
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Page 463 - Aq"ltaH*peror's mercy ; where he no fooner arrived, than he was arrefted, and fent prifoner to Charlemagne, who condemned him to perpetual exile k. The people of Barcelona gaining nothing by this expedient, continued to hold out for fix weeks longer, when the king of dquitaine, having joined his army, took the command of the fiege, to whom they made a propofal, that, if he would permit them to march out, and retire whither they pleafed, they would furrender the place : to this propofal having given...
Page 452 - They were both difapAD pointed in their views, for this was far from producing a 1135. fettled peace ; and, towards the end of this year, or the beginning of the next, the queen of Arragon was delivered of a daughter, who was ftiled the Infanta Pttromlla*.
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Page 180 - He afterwards went from thence to l^alladolid, where he aflembled forces, and fummoned Donna Berengara and the lords of her party to furrender all the places they held, upon pain of being treated as rebels. This put them under great difficulties ; for though they were ready to defend themfelves againft the regent, and put him to the trouble of one fiege, yet, when they found the king's perfon expofed in the army, they grew uneafy, and inclined rather to expofe their own perfons than his. The queen,...

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