A New & Compendious History, of the County of Warwick: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Comprising Views, of the Principal Towns, Buildings, Modern Improvements, Seats of the Nobility & Gentry, Ecclesiastical Edifices &c &c
W. Emans, 1830 - 383 pÓgines
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PÓgina 257 - ... intended to write his epitaph, if he happened to out-live him; and since he could not know what might be said of him when he was dead, he desired it might be done immediately ; upon which...
PÓgina 196 - ... forbear to move therein ; yet she, out of her womanish pertinacity, continued to solicit him, insomuch that he told her if she would ride on horseback naked from one end of the town to the other, in sight of all the people, he would grant her request. Whereunto she returned, ' But will you give me leave to do so ?' And he replying
PÓgina 337 - ... the governors of the possessions, revenues, and goods of the Free Grammar School of Queen Elizabeth of the parishioners of the parish of St.
PÓgina 255 - Olympus habet. Stay passenger, why goest thou by so fast? Read, if thou canst, whom envious death hath plast Within this monument: Shakespeare with whome Quick nature dide; whose name doth deck ys tombe Far more than cost; sith all yt he hath writt Leaves living art but page to serve his witt.
PÓgina 188 - Parliament forces, he defended himself until he fell, with most of his tenants about him ; but being taken up, and life perceived in him, he was carried away prisoner to Kenilworth Castle, where he lay a considerable time, and was forced to purchase his liberty at a dear rate.
PÓgina 255 - The eyes were of a light hazel, and the hair and beard auburn. The dress consisted of a scarlet doublet, over which was a loose black gown without sleeves. The lower part of the cushion before him was of a crimson colour, and the upper part green, with gilt tassels.
PÓgina 203 - The king finding the citizens determined to defend themselves, and hearing that Lord Brooke, with an army from London, was approaching, drew off his forces that night.
PÓgina 337 - ... and to hold all and singular the said lands, islands, hereditaments, with their and every of their appurtenances, to the said James Duke of York, his heirs and assigns, forever, to be held of the said King, his heirs and successors as of his Manor of East Greenwich in Kent, in free and common socage...
PÓgina 196 - Godi va,bearing an extraordinary affection to this place, often and earnestly besought her husband, that for the love of God, and the blessed Virgin, he would free it from that grievous servitude whereunto it was subject ; but he, rebuking her for importuning him in a matter so inconsistent with his profit, commanded that she should thenceforth forbear to move therein ; yet she, out of her womanish pertinacity, continued to solicit him ; insomuch that he told her, if she would ride on horseback,...
PÓgina 238 - On a minute examination of this figure," says the Coventry collection, " it is found to be a very ancient full length oak statue of a man in armour, with an helmet on his head, greaves on his legs, and sandals on his feet ; to favour the posture of his leaning out of window, the arras have been cut off at the elbows.