The Life and Administration of Cardinal Wolsey

T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1812 - 268 sider

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The admiral of France sent to Londongains the favour of Wolsey
Measures of the cardinal in carrying the treaty into effect 54 XVIII Measures of the cardinal in carrying the treaty into effect
Wars between Francis and Charles originating in their personal rivalry
Character of Leo X
Institutes a court with censorial jurisdiction over the priesthood
Henrys book on the seven sacraments procures for him the title of Defender
Trial and execution of the duke of Buckingham Origin of his hatred to Wolsey
Changes arising from the decay of the feudal system Coalitions inconsistent
His overtures with the Parliament not so successful Obtains a grant of only
XXXVII Rebellion of the duke of Bourbon His character
Masterly view of the moral and political state of Europe transmitted to Rome
Francis conveyed prisoner to Spain Unfeeling conduct of Charles towards him i
Ambassadors sent to demand from Charles an immediate fulfilment of the terms
The seizure and pillage of Rome by the imperialists under Bourbon
Bold diplomatic artifice by which Wolsey attained the objects of his mission
Wolsey on his return from France addresses the judges and other eminent per
Character of the irish people their customs and amusements
Ossory procures Kildare to be again summoned to London on charges of non
The Reformation one of the most important occurrences in the history of human
Aim of Wolseys design in reforming the church First general result of
Progress of the ornamental arts in Italy favoured by the repose which that coun
Wolsey founds and endows Christchurch college Oxford Magnificence of

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Side 94 - You are my true and honourable wife; As dear to me, as are the ruddy drops That visit my sad heart.
Side 266 - Well, well, Master Kingston," quoth he, "I see the matter against me how it is framed; but if I had served God as diligently as I have done the king, he would not have given me over in my grey hairs.
Side 158 - That there were such creatures as witches he made no doubt at all ; for, first, the scriptures had affirmed so much. Secondly the wisdom of all nations had provided laws against such persons, which is an argument of their confidence of such a crime.
Side cciii - Also the said lord cardinal, of his further pompous and presumptuous mind, hath enterprised to join and imprint the cardinal's hat under your arms in your coin of groats made at your city of York, which like deed hath not been seen to be done by any subject within your realm before this time.
Side cc - Also by his authority legatine, the same lord cardinal hath visited the most part of the religious houses and colleges of this your realm, and hath taken from them the twenty-fifth part of their livelihood, to the great extortion of your subjects, and derogation of your laws and prerogative, and no law hath been to bear him so to do.
Side cxcv - Also the said lord cardinal, being your ambassador in France, sent a commission to sir Gregory de Cassalis, under your great seal, in your grace's name, to conclude a treaty of amity with the duke of Ferrara ; without any commandment or warrant of your highness, nor your said highness advertised or made privy to the same.
Side cxciii - In the mean time, to owe you my service, and then look what thing in this world I can imagine to do you pleasure in, you shall find me the gladdest woman in the world to do it. And next unto the King's grace, of one thing I make you full promise, to be assured to have it, and that is my hearty love unfeignedly...
Side 243 - Before him rideth two priests strong, And they bear two crosses right long, Gaping in every man's face. After them follow two laymen secular; And each of them holding a pillar In their hands, 'stead of a mace.
Side cxcii - Federston of your own inditing, when he hath read it that I may see it, for it shall be a great comfort to me to see you keep your Latin, and fair writing and all.
Side cxcvii - ... after the restraint hath been made thereof, for his own lucre and singular advantage of him and his servants, for to send thither ; as he bare secret favour, without your grace's warrant or knowledge thereof. " 12. Also the said lord cardinal used many years together, not only to write unto all your ambassadors resident with other princes in his own name, all advertisements concerning your grace's affairs, being in their charge : and in the same his...

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