Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest, Band 2

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Seite 583 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Seite 249 - My last and only request shall be, that myself may only bear the burden of your Grace's displeasure, and that it may not touch the innocent souls of those poor gentlemen who, as I understand, are likewise in strait imprisonment for my sake. If ever I have found favour in your sight, if ever the name of Anne Boleyn hath been pleasing in your ears, then let me obtain this request...
Seite 542 - She answered, That her soul was God's, and her faith she would not change, nor dissemble her opinion with contrary doings. It was said I constrained not her faith, but willed her not as a king to rule, but as a subject to obey ; and that her example might breed too much inconvenience.
Seite 249 - So that whatsoever God, or you may determine of me, your grace may be freed from an open censure ; and mine offence being so lawfully proved, your grace is at liberty, both before God and man, not only to execute worthy punishment on me as an unfaithful wife, but to follow your affection, already settled, on that party...
Seite 166 - The hour of my death draweth fast on, and, my case being such, the tender love I owe you forceth me, with a few words, to put you in remembrance of the health and safeguard of your soul, which you ought to prefer before all worldly matters and before the care and tendering of your own body, for the which you have cast me into many miseries and yourself into many cares.
Seite 134 - of all the blooms Yet budding green, these youths I crave ; O, let them not have timeless tombs, For nature longer limits gave!" In saying so, the pearled tears Fell trickling from her princely eyes, Whereat his gentle queen he cheers, And says, " Stand up, sweet lady, rise ! The lives of them I freely give, No means this kindness shall debar...
Seite 200 - I have hitherto had so great plenty, that all the days of my life I am most bound of all creatures, next the king's grace, to love and serve your grace : of the which I beseech you never to doubt that ever I shall vary from this thought as long as any breath is in my body.
Seite 627 - From all sedition and privy conspiracy, from the tyranny of the Bishop of Rome, and all his detestable enormities, from all false doctrine and heresy, from hardness of heart, and contempt of thy word and commandment.
Seite 29 - Sir James Tyrell devised that they should be murdered in their beds. To the execution whereof, he appointed Miles Forest, one of the four that kept them, a fellow fleshed in murder before time.
Seite 149 - I take God and all the world to witness, that I have been to you a true, humble, and obedient wife, ever conformable to your will and pleasure...

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