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The History of Newmarket: And the Annals of the Turf: with Memoirs ..., Volum 1
John Philip Hore
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1886
Alington Ambassador appointed attended Baron bell Bishop Book Buckingham Cambridge Cambridgeshire Castle Chamber Chamberlain Charles Council coursers court created dated daughter of Sir dayes death December Devil's Dyke died Doncaster Duke Earl Edmund Edmund Verney eldest England estates Etheldreda Exning father favour favourite February France gentleman granted groomes hath haue hawking heir Henry VIII honour horse-race Horseheath horses hunting Iceni John Bankes journey king's Knight Lady land lodgings London Lord Lord Chamberlain Lord Darcy lordship Majesty manor March mares Marquis married Master Matie mentioned Newmarket November palace Parliament peerage present Prince of Wales Privy race reign Richard Richard II Robert Vernon royal sojourn royal studs Royston Salisbury Scotland Secretary sent Sir Edward Sir George Sir John Sir Richard Graham Sir Robert Sir Thomas Sir William succeeded Suffolk Theobalds Treasurer Turf Turfite twoe tyme Viscount vnto vpon vsher warrt Whitehall
Side 114 - In limning out a well-proportion'd steed, His art with nature's workmanship at strife, As if the dead the living should exceed: So did this horse excel a common one, In shape, in courage, colour, pace and bone.
Side 79 - He is extremely fond of tennis, at which game it is the prettiest thing in the world to see him play, his fair skin glowing through a shirt of the finest texture.
Side 114 - Round-hoof'd, short-jointed, fetlocks shag and long, Broad breast, full eye, small head, and nostril wide, High crest, short ears, straight legs and passing strong, Thin mane, thick tail, broad buttock, tender hide: Look, what a horse should have he did not lack, Save a proud rider on so proud a back.
Side 139 - I was near a thousand pounds in debt; besides the queen was mightily offended with me for marrying, and most of my best friends; only my father was no ways displeased at it, which gave me great content.
Side 147 - Giuen at Our Mannour of Greenwich the foure and twentieth day of May, in the sixteenth yeere of Our Raigne of England, France and Ireland, and of Scotland the one and fiftieth.
Side 232 - ... of right ought to have, freedom of speech to propound, treat, reason, and bring to conclusion, the same...
Side 105 - Thy brute beasts' worth by their dams' qualities ? Say'st thou, this colt shall prove a...
Side 115 - ... their utmost speed), and not only kept his seat gracefully, in spite of every effort of the affrighted beast, but drawing his sword, with it guided him towards the Queen, and coming near her presence, plunged it in his throat, so that the animal fell dead at her feet.
Side 101 - Many were punished by their purses rather than their lives. Many gentlemen of England came thither to behald the Regent's court, where there was great provocation made for the running of horses. By chance my Lord Hamilton had there a horse sae weel bridled and sae speedy, that although he was of a meaner stature than other horses that essayit their speed, he overran them all a great way upon Solway Sands, whereby he obtained great praise both of England and Scotland at that time.