The Progresses, Processions, and Magnificent Festivities, of King James the First, His Royal Consort, Family, and Court, Volume 1

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J. B. Nichols, 1828 - England - 609 pages
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Page 159 - King Henry making a masque at the Cardinal .Wolsey's house, and certain cannons being shot off at his entry, some of the paper or other stuff wherewith one of them was stopped did light on the thatch; where, being thought at first but an idle...
Page xxxvii - In the name of God amen. The 1 st day of September in the 36th year of the reign of our sovereign lord Henry VIII by the grace of God King of England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith and of the church of England and also of Ireland, in earth the supreme head, and in the year of our Lord God 1544.
Page xvii - Thou art not, Penshurst, built to envious show Of touch or marble ; nor canst boast a row Of polished pillars or a roof of gold...
Page 517 - THE WORKES OF THE MOST HIGH AND MIGHTIE PRINCE JAMES, BY THE GRACE OF GOD KING OF GREAT BRITAINE, FRANCE, AND IRELAND, Defender of the Faith, etc., Pvblished by JAMES, BISHOP OF WINTON, and Deane of his Maiesties Chappel Royall, i Reg.
Page 182 - She that pinches country wenches, If they rub not clean their benches, And with sharper nails remembers When they rake not up their embers: But if so they chance to feast her, In a shoe she drops a tester.
Page 329 - Gospell among those people. Wherein also is set downe as much of the estate of our people as without offence could be made known, to the end that our case (if it please God) may be pitied by them who are not of this assembly, and so they also may bee driuen to labour on our behalfe.
Page xviii - His children thy great lord may call his own, A fortune in this age but rarely known. They are and have been taught religion; thence Their gentler spirits have sucked innocence. Each morn and even they are taught to pray With the whole household, and may every day Read, in their virtuous parents' noble parts, The mysteries of manners, arms, and arts.
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Page 189 - Full oft within the spacious walls, When he had fifty winters o'er him, My grave Lord-Keeper led the brawls ; The seals and maces danc'd before him. His bushy beard, and shoe-strings green, His high-crown'd hat and satin doublet, Mov'd the stout heart of England's Queen, Though Pope and Spaniard could not trouble it.
Page xliv - WILLIAM. — A Prophesie of Cadwallader, last King of the Britaines : Containing a Comparison of the English Kings with many worthy Romanes, from William Rufus, till Henry the fift.

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