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Page 374 - So much he loved the high-deer, as if he had been their father. He also decreed about hares, that they should go free. His rich men moaned, and the poor men murmured ; but he was so hard, that he recked not the hatred of them all. For it was need they should follow the king's will withal, if they wished to live, or to have lands, or goods, or his favor.
Page 374 - Yet among other things we must not forget " the good frith which he made in this land : 135 " so that a man, that was good for aught, might " travel over the kingdom with his bosom full "of gold without molestation: and no man " durst slay another man, though he had suf" fered never so mickle evil from the other.
Page 99 - Lloegrwys [Loegrians], that came from the land of Gwasgwyn [Gascony], being descended from the primitive nation of the Cymry. The third were the Brython, who came from the land of Armorica, having their descent from the same stock with the Cymry. These were called the three Tribes of Peace, on account of their coming, •with mutual consent, in peace and tranquillity : and these three tribes were descended from the original nation of the Cymry, and were of the same language and speech.
Page 226 - Pro Deo amur et pro Christian poblo et nostro commun salvament, d'ist di in avant, in quant Deus savir et podir me dunat, si salvarai eo cist meon fradre Karlo et in...
Page 374 - ... another man, though he had suffered never so mickle evil from the other. He ruled over England : and by his cunning he was so thoroughly acquainted with it, that there is not a hide of land of which he did not know both who had it and what was its worth : and that he set down in his writings.
Page 374 - Yet truly in his time men had mickle suffering, and very many hardships. Castles he caused to be wrought, and poor men to be oppressed. He was so very stark. He took from his subjects many marks of gold, and many hundred pounds of silver; and that he took, some by right, and some by mickle might, for very little need. He had fallen into avarice, and greediness he loved withal.
Page 447 - Concerning appeals, if any shall arise, they ought to proceed from the archdeacon to the bishop, and from the bishop to the archbishop : and, if the archbishop...
Page 373 - ... him who have looked on him, and, at another time, sojourned in his court. The king William, about whom we speak, was a very wise man, and very powerful, more dignified and strong than any of his predecessors were. He was mild to the good...
Page 99 - Spot; after being inhabited it was called the Honey Island, and after it was formed into a Commonwealth by Prydain, the son of Aedd Mawr, it was called the Isle of Prydain. And none have any title therein but the nation of the Cymry. For they first settled upon it ; and before that time no men lived therein, but it was full of bears, wolves, beavers, and bisons.