A history of England from the first invasion by the Romans (to the Revolution in 1688).

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Page 164 - ... had I but served God as diligently as I have served the King, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Page 55 - May the eternal God forgive you " my death, as I do ! I shall never sue to the king for " life ; howbeit, he is a gracious prince, and more grace " may come from him than I desire. I desire you, my " lords, and all my fellows, to pray for me.
Page 355 - I am very sorry to know and hear how unreverently that most precious jewel, the word of God, is disputed, rhymed, sung, and jangled in every alehouse and tavern, contrary to the true meaning and doctrine of the same.
Page 364 - Henry the Eighth, by the grace of God, king of England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith, and of the church of England, and also of Ireland, in earth the Supreme head; and that the said stile, dedared and set forth by this Act.
Page 358 - WHAT THIS IMPORTETH. If a man say these words, ' If the King die, who should have the rule of the Prince, but my father, or I,
Page 222 - The colour of his hair, which had become gray since he last appeared in public ; his face, which, though still cheerful, was pale and emaciated ; his bent posture, and his feeble steps, which he was obliged to support with his staff, showed the rigour of his confinement and excited...
Page 178 - ... protector and only supreme head of the church and clergy of England.
Page 276 - ... by the Bishop of Rome as the champion of his usurped authority, the King's Majesty thought it expedient to declare to his loving subjects that he was no saint, but rather a rebel and traitor to his Prince, and therefore strictly charged and commanded that he should not be esteemed or called...
Page 164 - Had I but served God as diligently as I have served the King, He would not have given me over, in my grey hairs. Howbeit, this is my just reward for my pains and diligence, not regarding my service to God, but only my duty to my prince.
Page 223 - Rich would believe him, even upon his oath. It was in vain that the two witnesses who were brought to support the charge, eluded the expectation of the accuser, by declaring that, though they were in the room, they did not attend to the conversation ; the Judges maintained, that the silence of the prisoner was a sufficient proof of malicious intention ; and the jury, without reading over the copy of the indictment which had been given to them, returned a verdict of Guilty. As soon as the sentence...

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