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Historical Memoirs of the House of Russell from the Time of the Norman Conquest (Paperback) Loot Price: R642
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Historical Memoirs of the House of Russell from the Time of the Norman Conquest (Paperback): J. H. Wiffen

Historical Memoirs of the House of Russell from the Time of the Norman Conquest (Paperback)

J. H. Wiffen

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER IX. FROM THE ACCESSION OF KING EDWARD THE SIXTH TO THE DEATH OF THE EARL OF BEDFORD. A.D. 1547-1555. Accession of Edward the Sixth, 1547... Progress of the Reformation... Lord Russell a protector of Coverdale the preacher, 1548... He is sent against the Devonshire insurgents, 1549...Formidable nature of the rebellion... Siege of Exeter, July 2 Lord Russell's deep discouragements... He is assisted by three patriotic merchants... Overthrows the malcontents in two engagements, August... and relieves the city... Interposes in the dissensions between the Protector and the Earl of Warwick, Oct. 1549... Is created Earl of Bedford... One of the ambassadors for the peace of Guisnes, 1550... His conduct in the restitution of Boulogne defended... He abets the cause of Lady Jane Grey, 1553... Is reconstituted Privy Seal; and sent on an embassy to Philip of Spain, 1554... His death, 1555... and character. In the coronation of the intelligent and amiable Prince A.D. 1547. Edward, which took place after Seymour, now made Earl of Somerset, had been constituted protector, Lord Russell, reinstated in his dignity of privy seal, officiated as high steward for the day, whilst his son, Francis, was one of the forty knights of the Bath created in honour of the accession, whose installation was accompanied with such unusual splendour that they were required to pay gratuities to the heralds double in amount to the accustomed fees. To the state of the kingdom in an ecclesiastical point of view, the executive council paid immediate attention. Provincial visitations were established throughout England to inquire into the conduct of the clergy, with intent to purify the service of the church from superstitious observances, VOL. I. A A A.U. 1548. and to secure to the people a ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: J. H. Wiffen
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 186
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-69141-6
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-235-69141-1
Barcode: 9781235691416

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