The Chronicle of Calais: In the Reigns of Henry VII. and Henry VIII. to the Year 1540. Ed. from Mss. in the British Museum, Volume 35

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Camden society, 1846 - 243 páginas
 

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Página ii - The COUNCIL of the NAVY RECORDS SOCIETY wish it to be distinctly understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications. For these the responsibility rests entirely with the Editors of the several works.
Página i - T. CROFTON CROKER, ESQ. FSA, MRIA SIR HENRY ELLIS, KH, FRS, Sec. SA THE REV. JOSEPH HUNTER, FSA PETER LEVESQUE, ESQ.
Página 222 - March, 1855, and that we have examined the said accounts, with the vouchers relating thereto, and find the same to be correct and satisfactory. And we further report, that the following is an Abstract of the Receipts and Expenditure...
Página 217 - April last, whereupon it was Resolved, That the said Report be received and adopted, and that the Thanks of the Society be given to the Auditors for their trouble.
Página xxiii - English colony settled there shortly after the first conquest, it should also be guarded by one of the most trusty barons which the king has, bearing the title of deputy, with a force of five hundred of the best soldiers, besides a troop of fifty horsemen. It is considered by every one as an impregnable fortress, on account of the inundation with which it may be surrounded, although there are persons skilled in the art of fortification, who doubt that it would prove so if put to the test. For the...
Página 217 - SOCIETY, FOR THE PUBLICATION OF EARLY HISTORICAL AND LITERARY REMAINS. AT a General Meeting of the Camden Society held at the Freemasons' Tavern, Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields, on Monday the 3rd of May, 1847, THE RIGHT HON.
Página xxiii - Guisnes, guarded by them (and justly) with jealousy, especially Calais, for this is the key and principal entrance to their dominions, without which the English would have no outlet from their own, nor access to other countries, at least none so easy, so short, and so secure; so much so, that if they were deprived of it, they would not only be shut out from the Continent, but also from the commerce and intercourse of the world. They would consequently lose what is essentially necessary for the existence...
Página xxiii - ... the experience and boldness of their sailors), and carry over either troops or anything else for warfare, offensive and defensive, without giving rise to jealousy and suspicion ; and thus they are enabled, as Calais is not more than ten miles from Ardres, the frontier of the French, nor further from Gravelines, the frontier of the Imperialists, to join either the one or the other, as they please, and to add their strength to him with whom they are at amity, in prejudice of an enemy.
Página xxiii - ... fidelity, being the descendants of an English colony settled there shortly after the first conquest, it should also be guarded by one of the most trusty barons which the king h'as, bearing the title of deputy, with a force of five hundred of the best soldiers, besides a troop of fifty horsemen. It is considered by every one...
Página 226 - Sir HENRY ELLIS, KH, LL.B., FRS, Sec. SA, Principal Librarian of the British Museum. (c.) G. Stevenson Ellis, Esq. Rev. John Joseph Ellis, MA, FSA Joseph Ellis, jun. Esq. Richmond. John Fullerton Elphinstone, Esq. Hastings Elwin, Esq. William Empson, Esq. MA Dr. Endlicher, Vienna.