Original Letters, Illustrative Of English History; To 1726 Volume 3

Paperback | July 8, 2012

bySir Henry Ellis

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ...but being entred his bedchamber, the first thing he did, he bolted all the doors round about (being seven) with his own hand, letting in but two of the bed-chamber to undress him, which being done, he bolted them out also. The next morning he lay till seven of the Clock, and was pleasant with the Lords that he had beguiled them; and hath ever since been very jocund. Yesterday I saw them coming up from Gravesend, and never beheld the King to look so merrily. In stature her head reached to his shoulder: but she is young enough to grow taller. Those of our nation that know best her dispositions are very hopefull his Majestic will have power to bring her to his own religion. Being asked, not long since, if she could abide an Huguenot! " why not?" said she, " was not my Father one?" Yesterday, 'twixt Gravesend and London, she had the beautiful and stately view of part of our Navy that is to go to sea, which gave her a volley of fifteen hundred great shot. So they arrived at Whitehall, where they continue till Monday, when they go to Hampton Court. On Sunday a there is a great feast at Whitehall. Tomorrow His Majesty will be present in the Upper House to begin the Parliament which is thought shall be removed to Oxford. The Term is to be hold-en but three days at the beginning, and three at the end. June l LETTER CCCXIV. Mr. Mead to Sir Martin Stuteville, concerning tlie delay at Amiens. ms. Haul. 389. Orig.--It is generally talked that the let of the Queens coming on after she came to Amiens, was the importunity of the Popes Legate, who came thither to impose upon her I know not what penitential Confession for sixteen (some say twenty six) days, for consenting to marry our King without the Pope's dispensation, and that finished, to absolve her. Hereof...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1825 edition. Excerpt: ...but being entred his bedchamber, the first thing he did, he bolted all the doors round about (being seven) with his own...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217026338

ISBN - 13:9780217026338

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