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afterwards appointed army barons battle became began begin Bishop Book Britain brother called Canute Castle cause century CHAPTER Charles chief Church claim classes clergy Commons conquest Council Court crown Crusade Danes daughter death defeated died Duke Earl East Edward effect Elizabeth Emperor Empire England English EVENTS executed favour followed forced foreign formed founded France French gained gave give hands Harold head held Henry Henry's House invaded island Italy John John Wyclif joined Kent King King's kingdom knights land later leading London Lord marched marriage married Mary Mercia nobles Norman Normandy Northumbria once Parliament passed peace period Philip Pope Prince prisoner Queen received reign Richard rival Roman Rome royal ruled Scotland Scots seized sent soon Spain struggle succeeded taken throne took town Wessex wife York
Página 124 - No freeman shall be taken, or imprisoned, or be disseised of his freehold, or liberties, or free customs, or be outlawed or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed ; nor will we pass upon him, nor condemn him, but by lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.
Página 124 - John, the variations not being very material) shall be taken or imprisoned, or be disseized of his freehold, or liberties, or free customs, or be outlawed, or exiled, or any otherwise destroyed ; nor will we pass upon him, nor send upon him, but by lawful judgment of his peers, or by the law of the land.* We will sejl to no man, we will not deny, or delay to any man justice or right.
Página 228 - 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.
Página 245 - That Day she was dressed in white Silk, bordered with Pearls of the Size of Beans, and over it a Mantle of black Silk, shot with Silver Threads; her Train was very long, the End of it borne by a Marchioness; instead of a Chain, she had an oblong Collar of Gold and Jewels.
Página 124 - ... the kingdom, except by the common council of the kingdom, unless it be to redeem the King's body, to make his eldest son a knight, and once to marry his eldest daughter ; and that to be a reasonable aid : and in like manner shall it be concerning the...
Página 44 - Frankish friends, setting forth the blessings and hopes that flowed from the faith he professed. The answer of the King was cautious ; but the delighted face of Queen Bertha sufficiently rewarded the missionaries for their toils and fears. Before long, Augustine sent a letter to Gregory 'announcing the baptism of the Kentish King, and the conversion of ten thousand Jutes ! 8.
Página 102 - Knight, when fully equipped, was clad from head to heel in armour formed of plates riveted firmly together: below this he wore a dress of soft leather. On his helmet was a crest ; on his three-pointed shield a device, — his coat-of-arms. His chief weapon was the lance ; but, besides, he wore a two-handed sword, and a poniard called " the dagger of mercy," used to kill a fallen foe ; and he not unfrequently carried a battleaxe or mace.
Página 174 - AD of York being a white, that of the House of Lancaster a red rose. The chief supporters of York were the Earl of Salisbury, and his son, the Earl of Warwick.
Página 166 - Without following up this terrible blow, Henry crossed to Dover. No welcome seemed too warm for him. The people rushed into the sea to meet his ship ; his journey to London was through shouting crowds and beneath waving banners. The Parliament, unasked, voted him large sums, and granted to him for life a tax on wool and leather. The King had so dazzled his people by the lustre of his victories, that they could not deny his requests.