The Second Book of the Travels of Nicander Nucius of Corcyra, Volume 17

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Página 45 - In the name of God amen. The 1 st day of September in the 36th year of the reign of our sovereign lord Henry VIII by the grace of God King of England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith and of the church of England and also of Ireland, in earth the supreme head, and in the year of our Lord God 1544.
Página 45 - to proclaim a new queen ; and forthwith they all rode together to that street, where Master Garter, kingat-arms, in his rich coat, stood with a trumpet, and the trumpet being sounded, they proclaimed the Lady Mary, daughter to King Henry VIII. and Queen Catherine, to be Queen of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and Supreme Head of the Church ! " And to add more majesty to their act by some devout solemnity, they went in procession to Paul's, singing that admirable hymn of those...
Página 98 - II est certain que les Anglais nous haïssent, et d'une haine si forte et si générale qu'on serait tenté de la mettre au nombre des dispositions naturelles de ce peuple.
Página i - The Second Book of the Travels of Nicander Nucius, of Corcyra. Edited from the original Greek MS. in the Bodleian Library, with an English Translation, by the Rev. JA Cramer, DD London, 1841.
Página 106 - Cross, in the sight of all the people, broken ; that they might be fully convinced of the juggling impostures of the monks. And in particular, the crucifix of Boxley in Kent, commonly called the " rood of grace ;" to which many pilgrimages had been made, because it was observed sometimes to bow, and to lift itself up, to shake and to stir head, hands, and feet, to roll the eyes, move the lips, and bend the brows ; all which were looked on by the abused multitude as the effects of a Divine power....
Página iii - COUNCIL OF THE CAMDEN SOCIETY, FOR THE YEAR 1842-3. President, THE RIGHT HON. LORD FRANCIS EGERTON, MP THOMAS AMYOT, ESQ. FRS Treas. SA Director. THE RIGHT HON. LORD BRAYBROOKE, FSA JOHN BRUCE, ESQ. FSA Treasurer. JOHN PAYNE COLLIER, ESQ. FSA C. PURTON COOPER, ESQ. QC, DCL, FRS, FSA T. CROFTON CROKER, ESQ. FSA, MRIA SIR HENRY ELLIS, KH, FRS, Sec. SA JAMES ORCHARD HALLIWELL, ESQ. FRS, FSA THE REV. JOSEPH HUNTER, FSA SIR FREDERICK MADDEN, KH, FRS, FS.A. JOHN HERMAN MERIVALE, ESQ. FSA THE REV. LANCELOT...
Página 10 - And one may see in the markets and streets of the city married women and damsels employed in arts, and barterings and affairs of trade, undisguisedly. But they display great simplicity and absence of jealousy in their usages towards females. For not only do those who are of the same family and household kiss them on the mouth with salutations and embraces, but even those too who have never seen them. And to themselves this appears by no means indecent.
Página 14 - Spanish also, they arc friendly disposed ; but towards the French they entertain not one kindly sentiment of good will ; but from some natural disposition, being very hostilely disposed, they are animated towards them with private and public feelings of enmity. Hence, too, some few only of the French merchants reside in the island, both because their kings, frequently without proclamation, wage on each other no trivial war, and it being doubtful if their residence shall be safe; wherefore indeed...
Página 106 - Inglew. a duck, which they renewed every week : and the one side of the vial was so thick that there was no seeing through it, but the other was clear and transparent ; and it was so placed near the altar, that one in a secret place behind could turn either side of it outward. So...
Página 8 - A certain very large bridge is built, affording a passage to those in the city to the opposite inhabited bank, supported by stone cemented arches, and having also houses and turrets upon it.' ' Travels of Nicander Nucius,