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" July; and on the 23rd of the same month Godfrey of Bouillon was chosen ruler of the new kingdom ; he, however, piously refused to wear a crown of gold where his Lord had worn a crown of thorns, and contented himself with the modest title of Baron of the... "
The annals of England, an epitome of English history [by W.E. Flaherty]. - Page 212
by William Edward Flaherty - 1855
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Landmarks of History. Middle Ages: from the Reign of Charlemagne to that of ...

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1853 - 342 pages
...of a sovereign, but he never would take the title of king or wear a crown, saying it was not for him to wear a crown of gold where his Lord had worn a crown of thorns. Such of the principal Crusaders as intended to remain in the Holy Land received different towns and...
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The Annals of England: An Epitome of English History, from ..., Volume 1

William Edward Flaherty - 1855 - 448 pages
...Antioch, the capital of Syria, which they immediately besieged, but did not capture until June, 1 098. Here they remained, the prey of famine and discord,...to wear a crown of gold where his Lord had worn a crowa of thorns, and contented himself with the modest title of Baron of the Holy Sepulchre. His reign...
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The Annals of England: An Epitome of English History, Volume 1

William Edward Flaherty - 1855 - 456 pages
...Caliph of Egypt, who resolutely defended it for more than a mouth, but at length it was THE NOHMAN ERA. stormed on the 15th of July; and on the 23rd of the...Mount Taurus, extending inland nearly to Damascus, was in the hands of the Christians, and was divided into the kingdom of Jerusalem, the principality of...
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The Oldest of the Old World

Sophia May Eckley - 1860 - 326 pages
...then raised to the throne ; but how touchingly does the historian record the fact that this prince ' refused to wear a crown of gold, where his Lord had worn a crown of thorns !' The zeal and catholic spirit with which the crusades were undertaken were worthy of truer success....
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A practical introduction to English composition on a new plan

John Daniel Morell - 1873 - 494 pages
...everywhere. 12. Is offered the dignity of King of Jerusalem ; refuses. 13. " Would not," he said, " wear a crown of gold, where his Lord had worn a crown of thorns." 14. Assumes the title of Baron and Defender of the Holy Sepulchre. 15. A few weeks after [the taking...
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The annals of England: an epitome of English history [by W.E. Flaherty ...

William Edward Flaherty - 1876 - 690 pages
...for more than a month, but at length it was stormed on the 1 5th of July' ; and on Sunday, the 24th of the same month, Godfrey of Bouillon was chosen...and contented himself with the modest title of Baron (Dominus) of the Holy Sepulchre. His reign was brief, but, though surrounded by powerful states, his...
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The Annals of England: An Epitome of English History, from Contemporary ...

William Edward Flaherty - 1876 - 670 pages
...for more than a month, but at length it was stormed on the 1 5th of July' ; and on Sunday, the 24th of the same month, Godfrey of Bouillon was chosen...and contented himself with the modest title of Baron (Dominus) of the Holy Sepulchre. His reign was brief, but, though surrounded by powerful states, his...
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The annals of England, an epitome of English history [by W.E ..., Volume 1

William Edward Flaherty - 1877 - 264 pages
...for more than a month, but at length it was stormed on the 1 5th of July ' ; and on Sunday, the 24th of the same month, Godfrey of Bouillon was chosen...and contented himself with the modest title of Baron (Dominus] of the Holy Sepulchre. His reign was brief, but, though surrounded by powerful states, his...
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Young Folks' History of France

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1880 - 512 pages
...Godfrey to be King of Jerusalem, but he would never be crowned ; he said it was not fitting for him to wear a crown of gold where his Lord had worn a crown of thorns. Many nobles and knights stayed with him to help him to guard the holy places, while the others went...
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Child's History of France

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1881 - 296 pages
...Godfrey to be King of Jerusalem, but he would never be crowned ; he said it was not fitting for him to wear a crown of gold where his Lord had worn a crown of thorns. Many nobles and knights stayed with him to help him to guard the holy places, while the others went...
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