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Three Prose Versions of the Secreta Secretorum (Early English Text Society…
by R. Steele
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0859919889, Hardcover)This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 Excerpt: ...of his honnoure and of his reuerence he moste faille. And aftyr there shall noone quylete of auere, ne no hepe of tresure that may make his roialme ayeyne come, ne his lordshuppe yf he 20 Inglande haue hit loste agayne to wynne. This was prowide to be Sothe witness King in kynge Eichard the Seconde, somtyme oure kynge, that y wel Richard. knewe. This kynge weddyd the wourthy Anne, of almayne He married the Emperour-is doghtyr. Noght longe ther-aftyr Pees he hadd 24 the emperor's., r OJ,. »,, i (lauRiiter.and of al royalmys crystyn, In heyeste Prosperite of al kynges he stode. Whan anne was cryste be-take, he weddyt Elyzabeth of Fraunce, y-callid kynges doghtyr, of nynore age. Than regnyde But after, he avoutry and lechurie in hym and his howse-maynage, that al the 28 roialme thanne rumourt and lothit for that rousty Synne, For boldnys of this mariage, his hey allyaunce and his baronage. Thomas of Wodstoke, his owyn precious Vncle, at Calise he s и L. makyd to be Mvrderide, And rycharde the ryche ruly Erle of 32 Those whom a King should honour. 137 and slew) Arundelle 3atte londone, towre bille, his hede he makyd of many great" lords. Smyte, and many othyr nobill lordis, in whom his wirchupp stode, full ille he be-ladde. Al this he didde for wrethe that this nobyll lordis hym roulide for the beste in his tendyr age. 36 Whyle he regnyd in this vnrule weneth thre yeere, Into the land of Irlande he arryuete, and lytill or noone esploit dit. 1 al manere lawe, ryght, verite and good, crossed through, with vacat written over. Than the mene-whyle, Duke henry of lancastre that he hadd But Duke Henry came exilid, by Eeste England arryuede. Than lordis and comynes of the lande atte Pomfrete into his helpe in euery Syde by many 4 thowsandis to hym gedde...
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