History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 11

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Scribner, 1875 - Great Britain
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Page 57 - then passed this House. He asked why we put out of the book the Articles for the Homilies, consecrating Bishops, and such like. ' Sir,' said I,' we were so occupied with other matters we had no time to examine them, how they agreed with the word of God.' ' You mistake,' said he, ' you will refer yourselves wholly to us therein.
Page 400 - Our general thinking himself both in respect of his private injuries received from the Spaniards, as also their contempt and indignities offered to our country and prince in general, sufficiently satisfied and revenged, and supposing her Majesty would rest contented with this service, began to consider the best way for his country." 1 The first necessity was a complete repair of
Page 90 - both discharged at Buxton, we should do him great wrong holding him in that place in our favour in which we do, in case we should not let you understand in how thankful sort we accept the same at your hands — which we do not acknowledge to be done
Page 174 - out of horror at this new and unwonted punishment, or else out of pity to the men, being of most honest and unblameable report, or else out of hatred to the marriage, which most men presaged would be the overthrow of religion.
Page 415 - voyage hath shewed him to be of great valour, but my hap has been to see some particularities, and namely in this discharge of his company, as doth assure me that he is a man of great government, and that by the rules of God and his Book. So as proceeding
Page 258 - inroads upon them, killing men, women, and children, but I understand one of the Council has a letter from Ireland, in which it is related that an English officer, a favourite of the Viceroy, invited seventeen Irish gentlemen to supper, and when they rose from the table had them all stabbed.
Page 348 - a Fast of the House," and that every morning at seven, before business commenced, there should be a sermon, " that so beginning with the service and worship of God, he might the better bless them." The House was favourable to both proposals. Sir F.
Page 199 - Drury mentions this singular woman two years later. " Granny O'Malley," he says, " a woman that hath impudently passed the parts of womanhood, and been a great spoiler and chief commander and director of thieves and murderers at sea, to spoil this province,
Page 90 - is one of the most curious specimens of Elizabeth's composition: — " Right trusty, — " Being given to understand from our cousin the Earl of Leicester how honourably he was lately received and used by you, our cousin the Countess at Chatsworth, and how his diet is by
Page 258 - took the field in turn. Backwards and forwards the tide of havoc- swayed, and at last so wretched, so desolate became Munster, " that the lowing of a cow, or the voice of the ploughman, was not to be heard that year from Dingle to the Rock of Cashel.

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