The Posthumous Works Of Anne Radcliffe (volume 2); To Which Is Prefixed A Memoir Of The Authoress…

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byAnn Ward Radcliffe

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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. 1833. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE FIFTH DAY AND NIGHT. This day, the King's Court of Justice was opened in the White Hall of Kenilworth, and divers matters adjudged there ; but the cause of the merchant came not on. It hath been already related, that King Henry was inclined to move more deliberately in this matter than he had at first been ; but there were some about him who were desirous to urge it to a conclusion, before the return of the Archbishop of York from Coventry: and for this they had weighty reasons of their own. It has been shown, that the Archbishop inclined somewhat to the cause of VOL. II. H the poor merchant, and that he was no friend to the Prior of Saint Mary's. Now, neither the Prior, nor the Baron de Blondeville, augured well to themselves from the Archbishop, seeing the manner in which he had held himself towards them ; and they sought, by all means, to have the prisoner disposed of, before the return of that powerful and intrepid prelate. This day, the Prior came to the castle ; and, after a private conference with the Baron, in which they settled their plot, the Prior craved hearing of the King, and set forth somewhat of the strange appearance at the Priory, on a late night; but he told only as much of the truth of that adventure as suited himself, and added to it as much falsehood as he dared. Having then declared the whole to be some new artifice, practised by the secret friends of the merchant, he besought the King to relieve the Baron from the unseen dangers, made to impend over him by the malice of his enemies, and which, he said, would not cease so long as his accuser remained unpunished; for that the accusation was a guilty one he had no doubt. To this entreaty the Baron joined his, that the King would end this matter, as might seem right to his Highness, plead...

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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. 1833. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... THE FIFTH DAY AND NIGHT. This day, the King's Court of Justice was opened in the White Hall of Kenilworth, and divers matters adjudge...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217365450

ISBN - 13:9780217365451

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