The History [of The] Life of King Henry the Second, and of the Age in which He Lived: To which is Prefixed, A History of the Revolutions of England, from the Death of Edward the Confessor to the Birth of Henry the Second, Volume 4

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G. Faulkner, 1772
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Page 78 - Whereas the elections of knights of shires to come to the parliaments of our Lord the King, in many counties of the realm of England, have now, of late, been made by very great, outrageous, and excessive number of people dwelling within the same counties of the realm of England, of the which, most part was of people of small substance and...
Page 144 - Mihi eft propofitum in taberna mori : " Vinum fit appofitum morientis ori : " Ut dicant, cum venerint, angelorum chori : *' Deus fit propitius huic potatori.
Page 62 - — -v— — ' " a villein purchafeth land in fee fimple, or in fee '* tail, the lord of the villein may enter into the " land, and ouft the villein and his heirs for ever. " And after, the lord, if he will, may let the fame '- land to the villein to hold in villenage.
Page 304 - ... under an erected monument, with his portraiture engraven on a grey marble ftone, &c. Amongft the records of the church of Canterbury there is an original deed, by which it appears that a William de Tracy gave the manor of Doccumb in...
Page 292 - Dcrmod was fifteen years before the expulfion of that king, when the lady was in the flower of her youth and beauty, and Dermod not too old to be her lover : but the poem, fuppofes this event to have happened a little before his expulfion, when (according to the annals) he was approaching to the 7oth year of his age. Giraldus Cambrenfis has fallen into the fame error: but no native of Ireland could have been guilty of it, and much lefs the fecretary of Dermod. There are other fuch miftakes, and particularly...
Page 360 - Water- mingham. ford, defcended from a chief named Gerald * Macgillemory, having claimed a right to be governed by the Englifh laws, derived to them from a charter granted to their anceftors by king Henry the Second, an inquifition was ordered, and it was found by a jury, that, on Henry's approach to...
Page 142 - Evar in yearth beene it alfo : That holy bread that lafteth ay, Thou fend it ous this ilke day. Forgive ous all that we have don, As we forgivet uch other mon : Ne let ous fall into no founding, Ac fhield us fro the fowle thing. Amen.
Page 297 - ... unto him : and fware by the crofs of his fword, " that no man there that day Ihould dare lay hands *' on the king of Oflbry ; whereupon the earl, " having fenfe of his honour, and calling to mind '* how far it was engaged, delivered Donald unto " Maurice, commanding him to fee him fafely " conveyed unto his men. Upon the way, in their *' return, they encountered OBrian's men, laden f with the fpoils of Oflbry.
Page 77 - Parliament, proclamation shall be made in the full County of the day and place of the Parliament, and that all they that be there present, as well suitors duly summoned for the...
Page 308 - Flemings came to be in the caftle, does by no means appear. That any were left there when the earl of Leicefter marched out is not faid by any writer who lived in thofe times ; and Diceto tells us himfelf, the army under that earl was almoft entirely deftroyed or taken. Nor can one fuppofe that Hugh Bigot, who had forced them to go out from the inconvenience or danger of keeping them longer there, would immediately afterwards have admitted another and a greater army of their countrymen into his caftle....

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