The Crown History of England: Being Our Country's History from the Earliest Records of the Kingdom, to Our Own Times
Knight & Company, 1870 - 928 pages
A copious collection of British history from B.C. 55 through Queen Victoria, containing all the Crown's holders and their entailing backstories between. Many sections are dedicated to Anglo-Saxon history.
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Page 382 - ... a Liberty to Tender Consciences and that no man shall be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in matters of religion which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom...
Page 433 - ... heirs of the body of Her Majesty; and for default of such issue to Her Royal Highness the princess Anne of Denmark and the heirs of her body...
Page 183 - Well, well, Master Kingston," quoth he, "I see the matter against me how it is framed; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 663 - ... he drew from every quarter whatever a savage ferocity could add to his new rudiments in the arts of destruction ; and compounding all the materials of fury, havoc, and desolation, into one black cloud, he hung for a while on the declivities of the mountains.
Page 487 - An Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better securing the Rights and Liberties of the Subject...
Page 239 - Be of good comfort, master Ridley, and play the man. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in England, as I trust shall never be put out.
Page 393 - It consumed eighty-nine churches the City gates, Guildhall, many public structures, hospitals, schools, libraries, a vast number of stately edifices, thirteen thousand two hundred dwelling-houses, four hundred streets.
Page 545 - As to the wicked scheme," said Walpole, " as the gentleman is pleased to call it, which he would persuade gentlemen is not yet laid aside, I for my part assure this House I am not so mad as ever again to engage in...