Illustrations of British history, biography and manners in the reigns of Henry viii ... [to] James i, in papers from the MSS. of the families of Howard, Talbot and Cecil; containing a great part of the correspondence of Elizabeth and her ministers with the sixth earl of Shrewsbury [ed.] with notes by E. Lodge, Volumen2

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Página 546 - Now it came to pass, as they went, that he entered into a certain village : and a certain woman named Martha received him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, which also sat at Jesus' feet, and heard his word. But Martha was cumbered about much serving, and came to him, and said, Lord, dost thou not care that my sister hath left me to serve alone ? bid her therefore that she help me.
Página 547 - And Jesus answered and said unto her, Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things ; but one thing is needful. And Mary hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
Página 245 - Knight of the most Noble Order of the Garter and one of the Lords of Her Majesty's most honourable privy council. My Lord, You will perhaps wonder that an obscure person, who has not the honour to be known to your lordship, should presume to address you in this manner. But that a man who has written something with a design to promote Useful Knowledge and Religion in the world should make choice of your lordship...
Página 539 - was their design of articling with King James at his first coming ; not so much for himself as for his followers, in regard of the known feud between the nations." He married, first, Cicely, daughter and coheir of Sir Edmund Ashfield, of Tottenhoo in Buckinghamshire, by •whom he had two sons ; Sir Francis, made a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of James I., and Sir William ; and one daughter ; Eleanor, first married to Valentine Pigot; secondly to Edward Hubert. His second wife was Alice,...
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Página 121 - Papistry, called him before him; demanded of him how he durst to attempt her real presence, he, unfit to accompany any Christian person ; forthwith said he was fitter for a pair of stocks, commanded him out of the Court, and yet to attend her Council's pleasure ; and at Norwich he was committed.
Página 121 - Court, and searched for in his hay-house), in the hay-rick such an image of Our Lady was there found as for greatness, for gayness, and workmanship I did never see a match...
Página 18 - My Lord of Oxford is lately grown into great credit; for the Queen's Majesty delighteth more in his personage, and his dancing and valiantness, than any other. I think Sussex doth back him all that he can ; if it were not for his fickle head, he would sure pass any of them shortly.
Página 120 - I know not, was lodged at his house, Euston, far unmeet for her highness, but fitter for the black-guard ; nevertheless (the gentleman brought into her majesty's presence by like device), her excellent majesty gave to Rookwood ordinary thanks for his bad house, and her fair hand to kiss ; after which it was braved at. But my lord chamberlain, nobly and gravely, understanding that Rookwood was excommunicated for papistry, called him before him ; demanded of him how he durst...
Página 440 - I stand for the maintenance of the honor of God and of my prince, and for the preservation of public justice and the liberties of my country against wrong and oppression ; being well content, at her majesty's good pleasure and commandment, (whom I beseech God long to preserve in all princely felicity,) to suffer and abide much more. But I had thought that the judges ecclesiastical, being charged in the great council of the realm to be...

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