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" He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before his death. He ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of the monastery. His domestics marched thither in funeral procession, with black tapers in their hands. He himself followed in his shroud. He... "
A Book of Ballads on German History - Page 136
edited by - 1877 - 154 pages
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History of the reign of Charles the fifth. With an account of the ..., Volume 2

William Robertson - 1857 - 600 pages
...fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin, with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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History of the Reign of Charles the Fifth, Volume 2

William Robertson - Europe - 1857 - 602 pages
...fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin, with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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Elements of general history. Ed. by B. Turner

Alexander Fraser Tytler (lord Woodhouselee.) - 1858 - 736 pages
...continued to occupy the imperial throne. The ambition and policy of Charles V. so remarkable a man. " He ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of the monastery. His domestics marched thither in formal procession, with black tapers in their hands. lie himself followed in his shroud. He was laid...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles the Fifth, Volume 3

William Robertson - 1859 - 668 pages
...fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin, with much solemnity. The service for the dead was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 126

1862 - 520 pages
...an act as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...thither in funeral procession, with black tapers in thclr hands. He himself followed in hi* shroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 58

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - American periodicals - 1863 - 552 pages
...an act as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the dend was chanted, and Charles joined in the prayers...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 76

Literature - 1863 - 640 pages
...to a weak and disordered fi*ncy. lie resolved to celebrate Ills own obsequies before his death. lie ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of the...funeral procession, with black tapers in their hands. Ho himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity. The service for the...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volumes 71-72

Ireland - 1868 - 720 pages
...he rehearsed his own funeral with most extraordinary accompaniments. According to this authority, " he ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of...himself followed in his shroud. He was laid in his coffin with much solemnity." The de profundis was chanted, and the living corpse joined in the prayers...
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V: With a View of the ...

William Robertson - Europe - 1868 - 638 pages
...fixed was as wild and uncommon as any that superstition ever suggested to a weak and disordered fancy. He resolved to celebrate his own obsequies before...He ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel of tha monastery. His domestics marched thither in funeral procession, with black tapers in their hands....
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Short papers on Church history, Volume 3

Andrew Miller - 1874 - 724 pages
...relief from the gout permitted him. One of these was a kind of theatrical lamentation at his funeral before his death. He ordered his tomb to be erected in the chapel ; his body was laid in the coffin with great solemnity, the monks weeping (?); then marching in funeral...
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