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. 1893 Excerpt: ...On his return, the king was about to have him arrested, but he threw himself into Pontefract Castle, which he had victualled and armed to ...
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. 1893 Excerpt: ...On his return, the king was about to have him arrested, but he threw himself into Pontefract Castle, which he had victualled and armed to stand a siege, and which he did not leave till the good offices of the princess of Wales had brought about an apparent reconciliation between him and the king. In 1385, the whole kingdom was set in motion against Scotland. The king himself took the field, but the campaign was disturbed by the miserable jealousy of his nobles. The earl of Huntingdon murdered the earl of Stafford's son at York, on their way to Scotland; the Chancellor, lord De Fresh jealousy la Pole, suggested to the king fresh suspicions of duke John's loyalty, and Richard abruptly withdrew his whole army, having done nothing but destroy Edinburgh and ravage the country. In the autumn, Richard, thinking to please both parties, and at the same time provide a balance 1 Collins' Historical Peerage, ii, p. 256. to the power of his uncle John, gave all the prominent men promotion. Both his younger uncles received a further addition to their honours, earl Edmund of Cambridge being made duke of York, earl Thomas of Buckingham duke of Gloucester. This was done to be a makeweight to the promotions of lord De la Pole to be earl of Suffolk, and the earl of Oxford to be marquis of Dublin and duke of Ireland; and at the same time the king quenched duke John's hopes by declaring the young Roger Mortimer earl of March, the son of Philippa duke Lionel of Clarence's daughter, heir presumptive to the crown. The king returned to hold a parliament in October. Wykeham on commission to The commons asked for a commission to examine into examine the. Exchequer, the condition of the Exchequer, and the number of the 1385. adherents of the anti-pope; the bishop of Winchester was one...
Good. 318 pages + folding map. General light wear and fading to very sound cover (see image from Winghale Books) Internally netting very slightly visible on rear end paper but very sound. Very minor browning to end papers, a clean tight hardback book. (All our books are sent securely packaged in cardboard) Life of William of Wykeham, sometime Bishop of Winchester, and Lord High Chancellor of England-this is the Warren 1887 edition)
Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Your purchase supports authors through the Book Author Resale Right. Hardback without Dust jacket: 318 pages; Used but in Good Condition for sensible price. Wear to head & tail of spine. Internally good. Spine is a little darkened. A gilt crest to centre of front cover. Gilt titles to spine. Ex-libris library plate to inside of front cover. A fold-out genealogical table. A fold out facsimile of a letter as frontispiece. Small blind library stamp to three pages to front.
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