Original Letters, Illustrative Of English History (volume 2); To 1586. Including Numerous Royal…

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bySir Henry Ellis

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1824. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... us for him; and also of his awne promes, as he will avoyd the danger wherin he hath condempnid himself, if he shalbe herin fownd faultye. Geven vnder our Signet at our Mannor of Saint James the xxixth of Marche, 1575. in the xvijth yere of our Reign. To our right trusty and right welbeloved Cosin and Counsellor, the Erle of Shreusbury, Erle-Marshall of England. LETTER CCXI. Nicholas White to Lord Bur ghley, giving an account of the last sickness and death of Walter Earl of Essex. [ms. Iansd. Num. xxi. num. 33. *»* Walter Devereux Earl of Essex, to whose death this Letter relates, commanded the army which was sent against the Earls of Northumberland and Westmoreland in 1569. In 1572, he went to Ireland to quell the insurrection of O'Neale, and was placed in the Government of Ulster. He was subsequently recalled, by court intrigues, when in the midst of successes. Dugdale, in his Baronage, says that " by the contrivance of the Earl of Leicester lie was again sent into Ireland, with the airy title of Earl-Marshal of that realm; where, with great grief of mind, he died of a flux, 22d Sept. 1576. 18 Eliz. but not without suspicion of poison; and was buried at Caermarthen in South Wales. Which suspicion did the more augment, by reason that the Earl of Leicester then forsook the Lady Douglas Sheffield (his wife as was believed by many) by whom he had a son; and more openly shewed his love to the Lady Lettice the widow of the deceased Earl; whom though (as 'twas said) he had privately married, her father Sir Francis Knolles, who well took notice of Leicester's wandring affections, would not give credit to it, until in the presence of some witnesses besides himself, and a public notary, he had regularly taken her to wife" a. « Dugd. Burou. tom. ii. p. 1/6. The ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1824. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... us for him; and also of his awne promes, as he will avoyd the danger wherin he hath condempnid himself, if he shalbe herin fownd faul...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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