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The Chronicle of Queen Jane; And of Two Years of Queen Mary, and Especially of the Rebellion of Sir Thomas Wyat Volume 48 (Paperback) Loot Price: R319
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The Chronicle of Queen Jane; And of Two Years of Queen Mary, and Especially of the Rebellion of Sir Thomas Wyat Volume 48...
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The Chronicle of Queen Jane; And of Two Years of Queen Mary, and Especially of the Rebellion of Sir Thomas Wyat Volume 48 (Paperback)

John Gough Nichols

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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. 1850 edition. Excerpt: ... THE CHRONICLE OF I AND OF TWO YEARS OF QUEEN JANE QUEEN MARY. The MS. heing now imperfect, as well as incorrectly hound up, its earliest portion in point of date commences in the midst of a passage relating to the Duke of Northumherland's preparations to march against the lady Mary on the I3th of July, which Stowe has extracted. A few introductory paragraphs from Stowe, which were prohahly taken hy that chronicler, either in w hole or in part, from our MS., will render the course of events distinct from the time of king Edward's death: King Edward died at Greenwich, on the 6th July 1553, " towards night." 8 The event was kept perfectly secret during the next day;h but measures were taken to occupy and fortify the Tower of Lon Letter of the council to air Philip Hol y, amhassador with the emperor, printed in Strype's Memorials, 1721, ii. 430. It was not written until the 8th of the month, and is silent regarding the successor to the throne. Mary, in her letter to the lords of the council, dated from Eenynghall on the 9th of July (printed in Foxc's Actes aud Monuments), also states that she had learned from some advertisement that the king her hrother had died on Thursday (the 6th) at night last past. Northumherland's intention was to keep the death of the king a secret, until he should have ohtained possession of the person of the lady Mary, who had heen summoned to visit her hrother, and was at no further distance from London than the royal manor of Bunsdon in Hertfordshire. But there were not wanting ahout the court those who from attachment to Mary, or from self-interest, ventured to incur the hazard of conveying to her this momentous intelligence; whereupon she immediately took alarm, and rode off towards the eastern coast, from...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: John Gough Nichols
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 82
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-46017-8
Barcode: 9781230460178
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LSN: 1-230-46017-9

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