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" He was born at Pembroke castle, and lieth buried at Westminster, in one of the stateliest and daintiest monuments of Europe, both for the chapel and for the sepulchre. So that he dwelleth more richly dead, in the monument of his tomb, than he did alive... "
History of the reign of king Henry vii, with notes by J.R. Lumby - Page 221
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
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Henry VIII

A.F. Pollard - 1913
...his magnificence in building, Henry VII. was laid to rest beside his Queen ; dwelling, says Bacon, " more richly dead in the monument of his tomb than he did alive in Richmond or any of his palaces". For years before and after, Torrigiano, the rival of Buonarotti, wrought at its " matchless altar,"...
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London Churches Before the Great Fire

Wilberforce Jenkinson - Church architecture - 1917 - 386 pages
...buried at Westminster, in one of the Statelyest and Daintyest Monuments of Europe, both for the Chappell and for the Sepulchre. So that he dwelleth more richly Dead in the Monument of his Tombe, then he did Aliue in Richmond or any of his Palaces.2 It is thought that the name ' Scala Coeli/...
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The Devon Carys, Volume 1

Fairfax Harrison - Devon (England) - 1920 - 488 pages
...Carey, Mrs. Brian Fairfax. THE HUNSDON TOMB IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY And there, as Bacon said of Henry VII, "he dwelleth more richly dead, in the monument of his tomb, than he did alive." According to the Visitation of Buckinghamshire of 1634 Lord Hunsdon had three daughters1 and nine sons....
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Macaulay's Essay on Lord Clive

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1921 - 298 pages
...1000, equivalent now to about $30,000. Bacon says that he (Henry VII) " Heth buried at Westminster, in one of the stateliest and daintiest monuments of...he did alive in Richmond, or any of his palaces." 1. 9. John Burgoyne was member of Parliament from Midhurst. He was the General Burgoyne that surrendered...
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The History of the Reign of King Henry the Seventh

Francis Bacon, Jerry Weinberger - History - 1996 - 260 pages
...conflicts, both of sin and the cross. He was born at Pembroke Castle, and lieth buried at Westminster, in one of the stateliest and daintiest monuments of...wish he did the like in this monument of his fame. 801. Regular, proper or average. 802. Cold, arrogant (1638: 144). 803. Hiding of his thoughts and feelings....
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Bacon: The History of the Reign of King Henry VII and Selected Works

Francis Bacon, VIS, Francis Bacon - History - 1998 - 284 pages
...49 Good-humoured, benign. 50 At its best, most lively. both for the chapel and for the sepulchre.51 So that he dwelleth more richly dead in the monument...wish he did the like in this monument of his fame. *' The Chapel of Henry VII at the east end of Westminster Abbey, built between 1503 and f.1512, 'was...
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A History of England

904 pages
...that we now strive for". . .He was born at Pembroke Castle,and lieth buried at Westminster in oneof the stateliest and daintiest monuments of Europe,...wish he did the like in this monument of his fame. (BACON, History of King Hemy VII) Henry VII. The position of Henry Tudor after his victory at Bosworth...
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The Dial, Volume 76

Francis Fisher Browne - American literature - 1924
...closing sentences of this history : "He was born at Pembroke Castle, and lieth buried at Westminster, in one of the stateliest and daintiest monuments of Europe, both for the chapel and the sepulcre. So that he dwelleth more richly dead, in the monument of his tomb, than he did alive...
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