The Children's Picture-book of English History

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Appleton, 1861 - 272 páginas

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II
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III
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IV
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V
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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X
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XII
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XIII
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
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XXXVII
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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XLII
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XLIII
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XLIV
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XLV
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Página 163 - Had I served my God as faithfully as I have served my king, he would not thus have forsaken me in my old age" The character you appear to us in, is truly ridiculous.
Página 172 - I yield thee most hearty thanks that thou hast given me life thus long to finish this work to the glory of thy name!
Página 225 - ... middle height; thin and illshaped ; his shoulders somewhat round ; his hair of a light brown ; his forehead large, and his nose aquiline. His eyes, however, were sparkling and agreeable, and, when lighted up, gave a not unpleasant expression to his countenance. King William died at Kensington Palace, on the 8th of March, 1702, in the fifty-second year of his age, and the thirteenth of his reign over England. His body, having been previously embalmed and laid in state, was interred on the 12th...
Página 159 - They are most of them," subjoined he, " my retainers, who are come to do me service at this time, when they know I am honoured with your majesty's presence." The king started a little, and said, " By my faith, my lord, I thank you for your good cheer, but I must not allow my laws to be broken in my sight. My attorney must speak with you.
Página 195 - ... expired, in the fiftyninth year of his age, and the twenty-third of his reign. Of his seven children, three sons and four daughters, two only survived him ; Charles, his successor on the throne, and Elizabeth, the titular queen of Bohemia.
Página 96 - Welsh princes, and thus ended the independence of Wales. Since that time the Welsh have been a part of the British nation, and they now weave stockings and dig coal and iron...
Página 185 - God and my people, my honour and my blood even in the dust. 1 know that I have but the body of a weak woman ; but I have the heart of a king, and of a king of England too ; and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince in Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realm. I myself will take up arms, I myself will be your general, the judge of your valour, and the rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field.
Página 181 - When your crimes exceed ours,' was the answer. For 213 years had Calais been held by our kings, and was a little English colony, sending two members to parliament. The whole country was full of grief and rage at the loss, and Mary declared that when she died the name of Calais would be found written on her heart. A few ships had been appointed to relieve the place, but were hindered by storms. Guisnes, which was defended by Lord Grey de Wilton, was forced to yield, and Lord Edward Dudley thought...
Página 139 - She advanced towards him, and presenting to him the young prince, called out to him, " Here, my friend, I commit to your care the safety of your king's son.
Página 129 - Catherine, daughter of Charles VI., King of France. After the death of the King, she married a handsome Welsh gentleman, named Owen Tudor, by whom she had a son, Edmund, Earl of Richmond, through whom Henry VII., of the House of Tudor, came to ascend the throne. Issue.— One son, Henry. Death. — Being seized with a disease which the medical skill of the times could not cure, he died August 31, 1422, at...

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