The History, Topography, and Antiquities of Framlingham and Saxsted, in the County of Suffolk: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time : with a Full Account of the Castle and Churches, Including Also, a Series of Memoirs of the Ancient Illustrious Possessors of the Domain : with Biographical Sketches of Other Eminent Persons who Have Resided Upon Or Been Connected with the Spot

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Whittaker, Treacher, 1834 - Framlingham (England) - 272 pages

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Page 166 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 169 - There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise. Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn ? Where is to-morrow ? In another world. For numbers this is certain ; the reverse Is sure to none : and yet on this perhaps...
Page 60 - I purpose to lie at Bury as upon Tuesday night ; and that ye bring with you such company of tall men as ye may goodly make at my cost and charge, besides that which ye have promised the king ; and I pray you, ordain them jackets of my livery, and I shall content you at your meeting with me. Your lover, J. NORFOLK.
Page 57 - LIKE it you to weet, that, not in the most happy season for me, it is so fortuned that, whereas my Lord of Norfolk, yesterday being in good health, this night died about midnight, wherefore it is for all that loved him to do and help now that that may be to his honour and weal to his soul; and it is so that this country is not well purveyed of cloth of gold for the covering for his body and herse; wherefore every man helping to his power, I put the council of my lord in comfort that I hoped to get...
Page 87 - ... this charge Mrs. Holland, the Duke of Norfolk's mistress, deposed in general terms that he had reproached Surrey for his want of skill in quartering his arms. The Duchess of Richmond declared that he had spoken with asperity of Hertford, to whom he attributed his late imprisonment ; that he had shown dislike to the new nobility; had complained that the King expressed displeasure for the defeat at Boulogne in the preceding year ; that he had dissuaded her from reading too far in the scriptures...
Page 87 - No. VII.) Sir Edmund Knyvett and Thomas Pope also gave their testimony, but it contained nothing of the slightest importance. The crime for which this young nobleman was thus arraigned has never been properly examined ; and, satisfied with its manifest absurdity, historians as well as the biographers of Surrey have omitted to point out upon what grounds that inference is justified. The arms of King Edward the Confessor are presumed to have been a blue field charged with a gold cross flory at the...
Page 88 - ... duke was restored on mere petition to the queen ; in which he says, pathetically, — "Sovereign lady, the offence, wherewith your said subject and supplicant was charged, was only for bearing arms, which he and his ancestors had heretofore of long continuance borne, as well in' the presence of the late king, as in the presence of divers of his noble progenitors, kings of England.
Page 160 - INFANT. ERE Sin could blight or Sorrow fade, Death came with friendly care ; The opening bud to Heaven conveyed And bade it blossom there.
Page 83 - On the 1st of April, 1543, the Earl was summoned before the Privy Council, and charged with two offences, having eaten flesh in Lent, and having walked about the streets of the city at night in a " lewd and unseemly manner," and breaking several windows with a stone bow. To the first charge he replied, that he had a license ; but to the latter he pleaded guilty, and submitted himself to such punishment as might be thought proper, whereupon he was again sent to the...

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