Chronicque de la traïson et mort de Richart Deux roy Dengleterre: mise en lumière d'après un manuscrit de la Bibliothèque royale de Paris, autrefois conservé dans l'abbaye de S. Victor; avec les variantes fourniés par dix autres manuscrits, des éclaircissements, et un glossaire, Volume 22

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Benjamin Williams
Aux dépens de la Société, 1846 - Great Britain - 324 pages
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Page 124 - Barfleur, which they soon gained, the inhabitants having surrendered immediately for fear of losing their lives ; but that did not prevent the town from being pillaged and robbed of gold, silver, and every thing precious that could be found therein. There was so much wealth that the boys of the army set no value on gowns trimmed with fur.
Page 222 - ... and the Duke of Norfolk committed ; and he has returned to the country without the King's permission : and moreover I say he has done still worse, for he has seated himself on the throne, where no lord ought to sit other than the lawfully crowned King of England; wherefore I declare that you ought to bring King Richard in presence of the full Parliament to hear what he has to say, and to sec whether ho bu willing to ^relinquish his crown to the Duke or not...
Page 267 - Among the records preserved in the late Treasury of the Exchequer, in the Chapter House, Westminster, and in the custody of the Right Hon.
Page 216 - ... and thou, traitor of Rutland, thou art neither good nor worthy enough to speak to me, nor to bear the name of duke, earl, or knight ; thou, and the villain thy father, have both of you foully betrayed me ; in a cursed hour were ye born ; by your false counsel was my uncle of Gloucester put to death.
Page 221 - My lords, consider well before you give judgment upon what my lord the Duke has set forth, for I maintain that there is not one present who is competent and fit to judge such a sovereign as my lord the King whom we have acknowledged our (liege) lord for the space of twenty years and more, and I will give you my reasons; there never was, nor is in this world, any false traitor nor wicked murderer, who, if he be taken prisoner by the hands of justice, is not, at the least, brought before the judge...
Page xlix - ... living yearly, the learned and worthy can hardly obtain twenty marks, whereby learning decayeth ; aliens," they proceed, " and enemies to this land, who never saw, nor care to see, their parishioners, have those livings ; whereby they despise God's service, and convey away the treasure of the realm, and are worse than Jews or Saracens.
Page 222 - ... brought before the judge to hear his sentence. My Lords, you have well and truly heard the accusations that my Lord the Duke has made against King Richard; and it appears to me that you are about to give judgment, and to condemn King Richard, without hearing what he has to answer, or even his being present. Moreover, I say that my Lord the Duke has more erred and offended against King Richard than has the King against him; for we know full well that my Lord the Duke was banished ten years by...
Page 216 - On their entering, none shewed any respect to the king, except Lancaster, who took off his hat and saluted him respectfully, and said to him ; " Here is our cousin, the Duke of Aumarle, and our uncle, the Duke of York, who wish to speak with you...
Page 216 - The Earl of Rutland replied to the king that, in what he said, he lied ; and threw down his bonnet at his feet ; on which the king said, " I am king, and thy lord ; and will still continue king; and will...
Page 167 - Then the King and Queen partook of wine and comfits together at the Deanery, and all who chose did the same. Afterwards the King stooped, and took and lifted the Queen from the ground, and held her a long while in his arms, and kissed her at least ten times, saying ever, 'Adieu, Madame, until we...

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