The history of England (during the middle ages).

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Page 380 - If any freeman shall die intestate, his chattels shall be distributed by the hands of his nearest relations and friends, by view of the Church ; saving to every one his debts which the deceased owed to him.
Page 546 - Fear not: for I have redeemed thee, I have called thee by thy name; thou art mine. When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee. For I am the Lord thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour...
Page 547 - Fear not : for I am with thee : I will bring thy seed from the east, And gather thee from the west; I will say to the north, Give up; c And to the south, Keep not back : Bring my sons from far, And my daughters from the ends of the earth...
Page 42 - History of the House of Austria. From the Foundation of the Monarchy by Rhodolph of Hapsburgh to the Death of Leopold II., 1218-1792.
Page 374 - The line had not yet been drawn between the prerogatives of the crown and the rights of the people ; both remained in the undefined state of prescription and tradition.
Page 244 - That you should die: you cannot live any longer." Then he said, "I accept death in the name of the Lord; and I commend my soul and the cause of the church to God and blessed Mary and the patron saints of this church.
Page 292 - Malmsbury curiously observes, "the report of the council of Clermont, wafted a cheering gale over the minds of Christians. There was no nation so remote, no people so retired, as did not respond to the papal wishes. This ardent love not only inspired the continental provinces, but the most distant islands and savage countries. The Welshman left his hunting ; the Scotch his fellowship with vermin ; the Dane his drinking party ; the Norwegian his raw fish.
Page 121 - I do not owe you fealty. I hold my kingdom of ' God and my sword.' No ecclesiastical council could enjoin or forbid without his approval, nor, except publicly by his command, could a bishop implead, or excommunicate, or by sacerdotal sentence punish for any capital...
Page 277 - ... when it was losing its hold on the human intellect, and, but for ' the support of their simple, rude, uncriticising, credulous, and ' vehement spirit, might have quietly expired.
Page 185 - They hanged up men by their feet and smoked them with foul smoke. Some were hanged up by their thumbs, others by the head, and burning things were hung on to their feet.

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