Original Letters Illustrative of English History: Including Royal Letters: from Autographs in the British Museum and One Or Two Other Collections

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Page 316 - whether the Kinge fled. Sir this is non other but the hand of God, and to him alone belongs the glorie, wher in none are to share with him. The General! has served you with all faythfullness and honor, and the best commendations I can give him is that I dare say hee
Page 310 - horse [and] routed all wee charged. The particularsI cannot relate now: but I believe of twenty thousand, the Prince hath not four thousand left. Give glory, all the glory, to God. Sir, God hath taken away your eldest sonn by a cannon shott. Itt brake his legge. Wee were necessitated to have itt cutt off,
Page 57 - and Ruler over many other kingdoms and dominions, our dere and loving Sister, greeting, To the right high and wourthie prynce our deare and loving sister Elizabeth, by the grace of God, Queene of England, France, and Ireland, and of many other Countries. Your Ma
Page 252 - STEENIE I HAVE receaved your Letter by Die Greame, this is my Answer. I command you to send all the French away to morrow out of the Toune. If you can, by faire meanes (but stike not longe in disputing) otherways force them away, dryving them away lyke so manie wyld beastes untili ye
Page 31 - mine whom ere now yt hath pleased yow to favor, to instruct yow trewly of that which ys to yerksom for my penne to tell yow. I beseche yow that as God and many moe knowe, how innocent I am in this case: so you will believe me, that yf I had bid
Page 322 - the loss of Bristol be a great blow to me, yet your sur' rendering it as you did, is of so much affliction to me, that it makes me • not only forget the consideration of that place, but is likewise the greatest
Page 205 - her feet, (she, seeming higher than report was, reaching to his shoulders) which she soon perceiving discovered, and showed him her shoes, saying to this effect, " Sir, I stand upon mine own feet. I have no helps by art. Thus high I am, and am neither higher than lower.
Page 310 - Winge which I commanded, being our owne horse, saving a few Scottes in our reere, beat all the Prince's horse. God made them as stubble to our swords. Wee charged their Regiments of foote with
Page 126 - was highly displeased. He made choise of some thirty of the civillest and best fashioned gentlemen of the House to sup with him. And being at supper, took a cup of wine in one hand, and held his sword drawn in the other, and so began a health to the distressed Lady Elizabeth
Page 49 - with her stately port and majestical departure, than with the tartness of her princely checks : and turning to the Traine of her Attendants, thus said : ' God's death my Lords ' (for that was her oath ever in anger) ' I ' have been enforced this day to scoure up my old Latin that hath lain long

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