Letters and Papers Relating to the War with France, 1512-1513, Volume 10

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Alfred Spont
Navy Records Society, 1897 - Anglo-French War, 1512-1513 - 219 pages
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Page vi - The COUNCIL of the CAMDEN SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications ; the Editors of the several Works being alone responsible for the same.
Page xlv - John was constrained to wade, and was shot in the face with an arrow, so that he lost one of his eyes, and was like to have died of the hurt. And therefore he offered his image of wax before Our Lady at Boulogne, with the English arrow in the face for a miracle.
Page vii - June [1511], the king being at Leicester, tidings were brought to him that Andrew Barton, a Scottish man and a pirate of the sea, saying that the king of Scots had war with the Portingales, did rob every nation, and so stopped the king's streams that no merchants almost could pass, and when he took the Englishmen's goods, he said they were Portingales' goods, and thus he haunted and robbed at every haven's mouth.
Page 96 - March (Brewer, i. 4376). 3 One of them, the Jenett, is at Sandwich on 24 March (ibid.). 3 myl behynd ; but the Sovereyn past not half a myle behynd me. Sir, she is the noblest shipp off sayle [and] grett shipp at this hour that I trow be in Cristendom. A shipp of 100 tone wyl not be soner at her ... abowt then she. When I cam to an ancre, I called for pen and ynk to mark what shippes [cam] to me, for thei cam al by me to an ancre. The first next the Mary Roose was the So[vereyn, then the] Nyeholas,...
Page viii - Howard, Lord Admiral of England, and Lord Thomas Howard, son and heir to the Earl of Surrey, in all the haste to the sea, which hastily made ready two ships, and without any more abode took the sea, and by chance of weather were severed. The Lord Howard, lying in the Downs, perceived where Andrew was making...
Page 95 - Roose dyd feche her at the tay . . . best way, and the Mary's worst way. And so, Sir, within a myle saylyng left her an flyt ... at the sterne, and she al the other, savyng a 5 or 6 smal shipps whiche cut . . . the forland the next wey. And, Sir, then our curs chanched and went hard uppon a bowlyn . . . the Forland, when the Mary Roose, your noble shipp...
Page 97 - ... Barkettes com to us that the first fair wynd that cometh we mygth be doying . . . .... saw never poor men so in corraag to be doyng as your men bee. I besech your Grace myscontent that I mak so long a matter in writyng to yow, and off no mater off substance, but that ye commanded me to send your Grace word how every Shipp dyd sail; and this same was the best tryall that cowd be, for we went both slakyng & by a bowlyn, and a cool a cors & a bouet in such wyse that few shippes lakkyd no water in,...
Page xxxvi - Biog. xlv. 399. help and comfort, and made a vow that, and it pleased God and her to deliver him out of the peril, he would never eat flesh nor fish till he had seen her.
Page 161 - Galaunt 1 is in suche case that she shall not be able to go to the see this yere, she lieth here on dry grownde, and in her stede I have takeyn another. I wold wright to you off many other causys, but that I woll not tary the post no longer, and iff the 1 'Whereas Walter Loveday, beyng capitayne of the Anne Gallant, haled the said ship on grounde at Plymouth to amend such hurts as the same ship toke upon the rocks in Breten, and when she was in the havyn of Plymouth, the said ship sanke ' (Warrant...
Page 183 - ... duement conseil , confort, aide et prisons sy mestier est et requis en sont , car ainsi nous plaist-il estre faict. Et pour ce que de ces presentes l'on pourra avoir affaire en plusieurs et divers lieux , nous voullons que au vidimus d'icelles, fait soubz seel royal, foy ' soit adjoustée comme au present original. Donné à Saint Germain en...

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