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The Noble and Renowned History of Guy Earl of Warwick; Containing a Full and True Account of His Many Famous and Valiant Actions, Remarkable and Brave Exploits and Noble and Renowned Victories (Paperback) Loot Price: R238
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The Noble and Renowned History of Guy Earl of Warwick; Containing a Full and True Account of His Many Famous and Valiant...
The Noble and Renowned History of Guy Earl of Warwick; Containing a Full and True Account of His Many Famous and Valiant...

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The Noble and Renowned History of Guy Earl of Warwick; Containing a Full and True Account of His Many Famous and Valiant Actions, Remarkable and Brave Exploits and Noble and Renowned Victories (Paperback)

Charles Whittingham, John Merridew

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: CHAP. IV. HOW PHILBERTUS, THE DUKE OF BLOIS'S SON, HEARING WHAT GUV HAD DONE, FOLLOWED HIM TO THE SEA, WHERE A DREADFUL FIGHT HAPPENED BETWEEN THEM, IN WHICH PHILBERTUS AND HIS MEN WERE TAKEN PRISONERS. As much haste as Guy and the captain made to get out of the harbour, yet they were not got altogether out of danger; for Philbertus being informed that one Guy, a native of England, had not only overcome his knights of the post, but that his villany was also thereby discovered, and the injured lady freed and got out of his reach; it made his anger boil up to the utmost pitch of rage, threatening to wreak his malice on the head of Guy, for doing him so great an injury; and therefore he secretly armed sixty of his servants and his attendants, and with them made all the haste imaginable to the port where he had information Guy's ship lay, thinking to surprise him and the lady there together. But finding himself disappointed, and that Guy had set sail three hours before his coming, his disappointment made his rage boil higher, especially believing Guy fledfor fear of him, and that he was also conveying the lady away with him. Whereupon going on board a stout vessel that lay in that harbour, he commanded them to weigh anchor, and make all the sail they could after the English ship, which by a small boat just come into port, he was informed was sailed to the eastward. The mariners immediately got ready, and having a fair wind, and the ship being a very good sailer, in the running of a glass and an half, they came within sight of the ship wherein Guy was. No sooner was the French ship come in sight, but the mariners gave notice of it to their captain, who viewing of the ship with his prospect glass, told Guy, that he was sure they were pursued,, and that the enemy being treble their...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Charles Whittingham • John Merridew
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-09808-3
Barcode: 9780217098083
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-09808-8

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