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  • He alledged moreouer, that as for him to take an oth to deliuer the inheritance of anie realme without the generall consent of the estates of the same, could not be other than a great péece of presumption, yea although he might haue iust title therevnto; so it was an vnreasonable request of the duke at this present to will him to renounce the kingdome, the gouernance whereof he had alreadie taken vpon him, with so great fauor and good liking of all men.

    Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (8 of 8) The Eight Booke of the Historie of England

  • Maiestie to place vs the nerest neighbor therevnto.

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  • And yet by this meane he shall rather be enforced therevnto, then by any force that can be vsed there against him: wherefore I directly conclude that this proceeding is the most safe and necessary way to be held against him, and therefore more importing then the war in the Low countries.

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  • The said Dimocke had for his fees one of the best coursers in the kings stable, with the kings saddle and all the trappers & harnesse apperteining to the same horsse or courser: he had likewise one of the best armors that was in the kings armorie for his owne bodie, with all that belonged wholie therevnto.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • The king demanded in this parlement, that it might be granted to him, to haue euerie yeare in which he held no parlement a tenth of the cleargie, [Sidenote: A long parlement.] and a fifteenth of the laitie; but the estates would not agrée therevnto, by reason whereof, [Sidenote: A fiftéenth granted.] the parlement continued till almost the middle of Maie.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • The same time was Thomas Mowbraie earle marshall accused, as priuie to the purpose of the duke of Yorke, touching the withdrawing of the earle of March his children, who confessed indéed that he knew of the dukes purpose: but yet in no wise gaue his consent therevnto, and therefore besought the king to be good and gratious lord vnto him for concealing the matter, and so he obteined pardon of that offense.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • Sir Walter Clopton said then to the commons; If ye will take aduantage of the processe of the last parlement, take it, and ye shall be receiued therevnto.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • The dukes of Aumarle, Surrie, and Excester there present, were iudged to loose their names of dukes, togither with the honors, titles and dignities therevnto belonging.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • _Canistius_ or _Philonides_ [A] my vnbrideled gladnesse and extreame desire to come neere therevnto was such, that I reuoked and haled backe againe the diuorse of my discontented and irkesome life, successiuely comforting my perturbed minde and quailed hart.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

  • The woonderfull excellencie and rare straungenesse whereof, as I beheld what with delight, and what with admiration, my sences were so captiuated and tyed therevnto, that no other solace or pleasure, did eyther occurre or take place in my swift flying thought.

    Hypnerotomachia The Strife of Loue in a Dreame

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