Paul Hentzner's Travels In England, During The Reign Of Queen Elizabeth

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bySir Robert Naunton

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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. 1797. Excerpt: ... PACKINGTON. SIR John Packington was a gentleman of no mean family, and of form and feature no ways difabled, for he was a brave gentleman, and a very fine courtier, and for the time which he flayed there, which was not lading, very high in her grace; but he came in, and went out, through difaffiduity, drew the curtain between himfelf and the light of her grace, and then death overwhelmed the remnant, and utterly deprived him of recovery; and they fay of him, that, had he brought lefs to her court than he did, he might have carried away more than he brought, for he had a time on it, but was an ill hufband of opportunity. HUNSDOWN. M Y lord of Hunfdown was of the queen's nearefl kindred, and, on the deceafe of Suflex, both he and his fon fucceffively took the place of Lord Chamberlain; he was a man fail to his prince, and firm to his friends and fervants; and though he might fpeak big, and therein would be borne out, yet was he the more dreadful, but lefs harmful, and far from the practice of the lord of Leicefler's inflru&ions, for he was downright; and I have heard thofe that both knew him well, and had interefl in him, fay merrily of him, that his Latin and diffimulation were alike; and that his cuflom of fwearing and obfcenity, in fpeaking, made.him feem a worfe Chriftian than he was, and a better knight of her carpet than he could be. As he lived in a roughling time, fo he loved fword and buckler-men, and fuch as our fathers were wont to call men of their hands; of which fort he had many brave gentlemen that followed him, yet not taken for a popular and dangerous perfon: and this is one that itood among the Togati, of an honed, flout heart, and fuch a one, that, upon occafion, would have fought for his prince and country, for he had the charge of the q...

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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. 1797. Excerpt: ... PACKINGTON. SIR John Packington was a gentleman of no mean family, and of form and feature no ways difabled, for he was a brav...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217245013

ISBN - 13:9780217245012

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