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

כריכה קדמית
Baldwin and Cradock, 1837
 

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עמוד 331 - Most holy land, I commend thee to the care of the Almighty. May he grant me life to return and rescue thee from the yoke of the infidels!
עמוד 240 - The archbishop, feeling the blood trickle down his face, joined his hands and bowed his head, saying, ' In the name of Christ, and for the defence of his Church, I am ready to die.
עמוד 224 - Know, moreover, that you are my children " in God. Neither law nor reason allows you to judge " your father. I therefore decline your tribunal, and " refer my quarrel to the decision of the pope. To him " I appeal ; and shall now, under the protection of the " catholic church, and the apostolic see, depart.
עמוד 70 - The reader has seen the censure passed upon him for his deer-friths and game laws : nor will he think it undeserved, if he attend to the following instance. Though the king possessed sixty-eight forests, besides parks and chases, in different parts of England, he was not...
עמוד 148 - the first " time that he has been in arms against me. But "what is worse, he has made me the subject of " satire, and in his poems has held me up to
עמוד 212 - ... whether it regarded tithes, or advowsons, or public scandal, or marriage, or testaments, or perjury, or breach of contract, was drawn before the ecclesiastical tribunals. A spirit of rivalry arose between the two judicatures, which quickly ripened into open hostility. On the one side were ranged the bishops and chief dignitaries of the Church, on the other the King and barons; both equally interested in the quarrel, because both were accustomed to receive the principal share of the fees, fines,...
עמוד 195 - ... concealed a heart, that could descend to the basest artifices, and sport with its own honour and veracity. No one would believe his assertions or trust his promises : yet he justified this habit of duplicity by the maxim...
עמוד 56 - Alfred, to put an end to all uncertainty, ordered an exact survey to be made of every hide of land in* the kingdom. Commissioners were sent into the counties, with authority to empannel a jury in each hundred, from whose presentments and verdicts the necessary information might be obtained. They directed their inquiries to every interesting particular, the extent of each estate, its division into arable land, pasture, meadow, and wood ; the names of the owner, tenants, and sub-tenants, the number...
עמוד 68 - King William was a very wise man, and very rich, more worshipful and strong than. any of his foregangers. He was mild to good men, who loved God ; and stark beyond all bounds to those who withsaid his will.
עמוד 241 - the man will never rise again." They returned to the palace, which they rifled, taking away with them spoil, as it was estimated, to the value of two thousand marks.

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