The Chronicle of William de Rishanger, of the Barons' War: The Miracles of Simon de Montfort, Volume 15

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Camden Society, 1840 - 162 páginas
 

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Página iii - T. CROFTON CROKER, ESQ. FSA, MRIA SIR HENRY ELLIS, KH, FRS, Sec. SA THE REV. JOSEPH HUNTER, FSA PETER LEVESQUE, ESQ. FSA SIR FREDERIC MADDEN, KH, FRS, FSA THOMAS JOSEPH PETTIGREW, ESQ.
Página xxvi - ... for cities and boroughs. He thus unknowingly determined that England was to be a free country ; and he was the blind instrument of disclosing to the world that great institution of representation which was to introduce into popular governments a regularity and order far more perfect than had heretofore been purchased by submission to absolute power, and to draw forth liberty from confinement in single cities to a fitness for being spread over territories which, experience does not forbid us to...
Página xxvi - Montfort," says Sir James Macintosh in his " History of England," " was the instrument of disclosing to the world that great institution of representation which was to introduce into popular governments a regularity and order far more perfect' than had heretofore been purchased by submission to absolute power, and to draw forth liberty from confinement in single cities to a. fitness for being spread over territories, which experience does not forbid us to hope may be as. vast as have ever been grasped...
Página xxxii - ... fuerunt et appensi ex utraque parte nasi sui, et ita missum fuit capud suum uxori Domini Rogeri de Mortuo Mari apud Castrum de Wiggemora. Pedes vero et manus sue abeisi fuerunt, et missi per diversa loca inimicis suis ad magnum dedecus ipsius defuncti; truncus, autem, corporis sui tantummodo datus est sepulture in ecclesia de Evesham.
Página xxxii - ... other matters of great interest relating to the city, gives the names of the successive mayors and sheriffs, or the custodes of the city when the constitution of the corporation was suspended. A copy, made in the 17th century, is preserved in the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts. (MS. Harl. 690.) A partial transcript is also in MS. Cantab. Trin. Coll. inter MSS. Gal. O. x. 3. Mr. Hunter in the Appendix to the last Report of the Record Commission, p. 465, has given a full description of this...
Página 28 - Cum per guerram et turbationem generalem in regno nostro, per vos jam subortas, neenon et incendia et alia dampna enormia, appareat manifeste quod fidelitatem vestram nobis debitam non observatis, nee de securitate corporis nostri in aliquo curatis ; eo quod magnates et alios fideles nostros...
Página 20 - Honor vobis maximus erit, laus et dingna, Si respiret Anglia, vestra gerens singna; Quam, ut cito liberet a peste malingna, Adjuvet nunc Domini pietas beningna.
Página xl - From hence the commons, to whom days present seem ever worst, commend the foregone ages they never remembered, and condemn the present, though they Knew neither the disease thereof, nor the remedie.
Página xxxix - To ascribe to him a more extensive foresight, would be unreasonable in times better than his. If the supposition could be substantiated, it would only prove more clearly that his ambition was guided by sagacity ; that he saw the part of society which was growing in strength, and with which a provident government ought to seek an alliance...
Página xxxi - And bat mest pite was: hii ne bilevede nou5t bis *) pat is prive membres hii ne corve of i-wis, And is heved hii smiten of and to Wigemor it sende To dam Maud be Mortimer, bat wel foule it ssende. And of al bat me him bilimede, hii ne bledde nojt, me sede, And be harde here was is lieh be nexte wede.