The Sinclairs of England

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Trübner, 1887 - Great Britain - 414 pages
 

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Page 319 - I know, by my learning, he cannot take it by right and law. Wherefore, in my conscience, I cannot be content ; nor he shall never have it with my heart and will.
Page 175 - It is hard to say which most deserves admiration; a subject who died to save his King, or a King whose personal virtues could render his safety so dear to a subject whom he had not obliged by any extraordinary favours. The daughter of Hubert was educated by Henry, with all the affection that he owed to the memory of her father; and, when she had attained to maturity, was honourably married to William de Longueville, a nobleman of great distinction, on condition of his taking the name of St.
Page 136 - ... amusing account of a method of making evil-doers good servants of the Church : — " On our journey from Caermardyn to the Cistercian monastery, called Alba Domus (Whitland), the archbishop was informed of the murder of a young Welshman who was devoutly hastening to meet him, when, turning out of the road, he ordered the corpse to be covered with the cloak of his almoner, and with a pious supplication commended the soul of the murdered youth to heaven. Twelve archers of the adjacent castle of...
Page 37 - Eudes the son of Hubert, the King's Dapifer and Sheriff of Essex, was not only the founder of the great house of Saint John at Colchester, but won a purer fame as one of the very few Normans in high authority who knew how to win the love and confidence of the conquered English.3 1 Roman de Bou, 8846 ; " Hubert de Bie ert a sa porte, Entre li mostier et sa mote, Guillame vit de'saturn^ E sun cheval tuit treasue'.
Page 314 - Sinclere, knight, without account, imprest, or other charge to be set upon him for the same or any part thereof.
Page 310 - Morlymcr, a. great rebel, enemy, and traitor to the King, as also for conducting the person of John Cade to the Council of the King, after proclamation thereof made in London, to be had of his gift for their pains in the matter aforesaid. " ' By writ of privy seal amongst the mandates of this term...
Page 319 - Osith did as touching his house; for the bruit was the king would have it. To the which I answered, that he did like an honest man, for he saith, I am the king's subject, and I and my house and all is the king's ; wherefore, if it be the king's pleasure, I, as a true subject, shall obey without grudge.
Page 353 - Fitz-Hamon ran in this manner, Sir Robert Fitz-Hamon, by the grace of God, prince of Glamorgan, earl of Corboile, baron of Thorigny and Granville, lord of Gloucester, Bristol, Tewkesbury and Cardiff, conqueror of Wales, near kinsman to the king, and general of his highness
Page 174 - Tlie wound was mortal: he expired in the arms of his master, recommending his daughter (an only child, and an infant) to the care of that prince. It is hard to say, which most deserves admiration...
Page 353 - Restoration, for which, and in consequence of his being a son of Sir Bevil Grenville, who fell at the battle of Lansdowne in the cause of Charles I., he received the Earldom and subordinate Viscounty of Granville. Banks states that in 1661 the King " passed a warrant under the privy seal, whereby he obliged himself, and recommended it to his successors, that in case of failure of issue male to General Monk, the title of Duke of Albemarle should descend to him and be continued in his family."* He...

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