History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 9

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J.W. Parker and Son, 1866 - Great Britain - 12 pages
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Page 506 - An Act for [the] Uniformity of Common Prayer and Service in the Church and Administration of the Sacraments...
Page 506 - An act for the uniformity of common prayer and service in the church, and the administration of the sacraments...
Page 143 - Queen,' he wrote the morning after the Lords' departure, ' it shall be to little purpose to me to have access to her, or to treat with her according to my instructions. It is to be feared that this tragedy will end in the Queen's person after this coronation, as it did begin in the person of David the Italian and the Queen's husband.
Page 242 - ... she seemeth to regard no ceremonious honour beside the acknowledging of her estate regal : she showeth a disposition to speak much, to be bold, to be pleasant, and to be very familiar. She showeth a great desire to be avenged of her enemies ; she...
Page 506 - In many churches they have no sermons, not one in seven years, and some not one in twelve years, as the parishes have declared to the preachers that lately came thither to preach.
Page 240 - ... we found her in her answers to have an eloquent tongue and a discreet head, and it seemeth by her doings that she hath stout courage and liberal heart adjoining thereunto.
Page 243 - The thing that most she thirsteth after is victory, and it seemeth to be indifferent to her to have her enemies diminished either by the sword of her friends or by the liberal promises and rewards of her purse, or by...
Page 2 - The revolution through which Scotland and England were passing was visibly modified by it ; it perplexed the counsels and complicated the policy of the great Catholic Powers of the Continent ; while the ultimate verdict of history on the character of the greatest English statesman of the age must depend upon the opinion which the eventual consent of mankind shall accept on the share of the Queen of Scots herself in that transaction.
Page 387 - Queen their sovereign objected against them, and their allegiances ; for so much as there has been nothing deduced against them, as yet, that may impair their honour or allegiances ; and, on the other part, there had been nothing sufficiently produced nor shown by them against the Queen, their sovereign, whereby the Queen of England should conceive or take any evil opinion of the Queen, her good sister, for anything yet seen...
Page 477 - Majesty and to the Catholic religion. One day it seems as if the Queen of England would allow the marriage ; the next she will not hear of it. Leicester is said to take the Duke's part, the Duke giving him hopes that after the expected changes he will be allowed to keep his present position, and even to marry the Queen. Last Saturday the Queen of England was in such alarm that she told Leicester emphatically that the marriage between the Duke and the Queen of Scots should not be. She said that if...

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