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The Life and Death of Thomas Wolsey (Paperback) Loot Price: R340 Discovery Miles 3 400
The Life and Death of Thomas Wolsey (Paperback): George Cavendish
The Life and Death of Thomas Wolsey (Paperback): George Cavendish

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The Life and Death of Thomas Wolsey (Paperback)

George Cavendish

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...to Esher, a house appertaining to the Bishop-rick of Winchester, situate within the county of Surrey, not far from Hampton Court, where my lord and his family continued the space of three or four weeks, without beds, sheets, tablecloths, cups and dishes to eat our meat, or to lie in. Howbeit, there was good provision of all kind of victuals, and of drink, both beer and wine, whereof there was sufficient and plenty. My lord was of necessity compelled to borrow of the Bishop of Carlisle, and of Sir Thomas Arundell, both dishes to eat his meat in, and plate to drink in, and also linen cloths to occupy. And thus continued he in this strange estate until the feast of All-hallowtide was past. It chanced me upon All-hallow day in the morning to come there into the Great Chamber to give mine attendance, where I found Master Cromwell leaning in the great window, with a Primer in his hand, saying of our Lady mattins; which had been since a very strange sight. He prayed not more earnestly than the tears distilled from his eyes. Whom I bade good morrow. And with that I perceived the tears upon his cheeks. To whom I said, 'Why, Master Cromwell Cromwell, what meaneth all this your sorrow? ( " Is my lord in any danger, for whom ye lament or mar' t'lus' or 's ll or any oss lat ye nave sustained by any misadventure?' ' Nay, nay, ' quoth he, ' it is my unhappy adventure, which am like to lose all that I have travailed for all the days of my life, for doing of my master true and diligent service.' 'Why, Sir, ' quoth I, ' I trust ye be too wise, to commit any thing by my lord's commandment, otherwise than ye ought to do of right, whereof ye have cause to doubt of loss of your goods.' ' Well, well, ' quoth he, ' I cannot tell; but all things I see before...


Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: George Cavendish
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 72
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-34991-6
Barcode: 9781230349916
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-230-34991-X

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