The Queens of England and Their Times: From Matilda, Queen of William the Conqueror to Adelaide, Queen of William the Fourth, Volumen1

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Página 321 - Kingston, had I but served God as diligently as I have served the King, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Página 422 - JANE, by the grace of God, Queen of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and of the Church of England, and also of Ireland, under Christ, in Earth the supreme Head.
Página 361 - I rightly conceived your meaning ; and if, as you say, confessing a truth, indeed may procure my safety, I shall with all willingness and duty, perform your command. But let not your grace ever imagine, that your poor wife will ever be brought to acknowledge a fault, where not so much as a thought thereof preceded.
Página 362 - ... that myself may only bear the burthen of your grace's displeasure, and that it may not touch the innocent souls of those poor gentlemen, who (as I understand) are likewise in strait imprisonment for my sake. If ever I have found favour in your sight, if ever the name of Anne...
Página 361 - Your Grace's displeasure, and my imprisonment, are things so strange unto me, as what to write, or what to excuse, I am altogether ignorant. Whereas you send unto me (willing me to confess a truth, and so obtain your favour) by such an one, whom you know to be mine ancient professed enemy; I no sooner received this message by him than I rightly conceived...
Página 362 - God or you may determine of me, your grace may be freed from an open censure, and mine offence being so lawfully proved, your grace is at liberty, both before God and man, not only to execute worthy punishment on me as an unlawful wife, but to follow your affection, already settled on that party...
Página 362 - My last and only request shall be, that myself may only bear the burden of your Grace's displeasure, and that it may not touch the innocent souls of those poor gentlemen who, as I understand, are likewise in strait imprisonment for my sake. If ever I have found favour in your sight, if ever the name of Anne Boleyn hath been pleasing in your ears, then let me obtain this request...
Página 420 - Item, I do recognise, accept, take, repute and knowledge the king's highness to be supreme head in earth, under Christ, of the church of England ; and do utterly refuse the bishop of Rome's pretended authority, power, and jurisdiction, within this realm heretofore usurped, according to the laws and statutes made in that behalf, and of all the king's true subjects humbly received, admitted, obeyed, kept, and observed : and also do utterly renounce and forsake all manner of remedy, interest, and advantage,...
Página 361 - And as I loved her not a little for the love which I judged her to bear towards God and his Gospel ; so, if .she be proved culpable, there is not one that loveth God and his Gospel...
Página 362 - ... for whose sake I am now as I am, whose name I could some good while since have pointed unto your grace, being not ignorant of my suspicion therein.

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