Works Volume 2 by William ShakespeareWorks Volume 2 by William Shakespeare

Works Volume 2

byWilliam Shakespeare

Paperback | October 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...the earl of Northumberland, not thinking himself in surety at Berwick, fled with the lord Bardolfe into Scotland, where they were received of David, lord Fleming. "The earl of Northumberland and the lord Bardolfe, after they had been in Wales, in France, and Flanders, to purchase aid against King Henry, were returned back into Scotland, and had remained there now for the space of a whole year; and, as their evil fortune would, whilst the king held a council of the nobility at London, the said earl of Northumberland and lord Bardolfe in a dismal hour, with a great power of Scots, returned into England, recovering diverse of the earl's castles and signiories; for the people in great numbers resorted unto them. The king, advertised hereof, caused a great army to be assembled, and came forward with the same towards his enemies; but ere the king came to Nottingham, sir Thomas, or (as other copies have) Rafe Rokesby, sheriff of Yorkshire, assembled the forces of the country to resist the earl and his power. " There was a sore encounter and cruel conflict betwixt the parties, but in the end the victory fell to the sheriff. The lord Bar-dolfe was taken, but sore wounded, so that he shortly after died of his hurts. As for the earl of Northumberland, he was slain outright. " The lord Henry, prince of Wales, eldest son to King Henry, got knowledge that certain of his father's servants were busy to give informations against him, 'whereby discord might arise betwixt him and his father; for they put into the king's head, not only what evil rule (according to the course of youth) the prince kept, to the offence of many, but also what great resort of people came to his house, so that the court was nothing furnished with such a train as daily followed the...
Title:Works Volume 2Format:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217954936

ISBN - 13:9780217954938