The British Admirals: With an Introductory View of the Naval History of England, Volym 2

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Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1833
 

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Sida 366 - ... by your obedience to my general, by your concord in the camp, and your valour in the field, we shall shortly have a famous victory over those enemies of my God, of my kingdom, and of my people.
Sida 344 - Some put their trust in chariots, and some in horses ; but we will remember the Name of the LORD our God.
Sida 144 - Enclosures they would not forbid, for that had been to forbid the improvement of the patrimony of the kingdom ; nor tillage they would not compel, for that was to strive with nature and utility...
Sida 365 - I know I have but the body of a weak and feeble 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 of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realms...
Sida 361 - English ships using their prerogative of nimble steerage, whereby they could turn and wield themselves with the wind which way they listed, came often times very near upon the Spaniards, and charged them so sore, that now and then they were but a pike's length asunder : and so continually giving them, one broadside after another, they discharged all their shot both great and small upon them, spending one whole day from morning till night in that violent kind of conflict, untill such time as powder...
Sida 365 - Let tyrants fear. I have always so behaved myself that, under God, I have placed my chiefest strength and safeguard in the loyal hearts and good will of my subjects; and therefore I am come amongst you, as you see, at this time, not for my recreation and disport, but being resolved, in the midst and heat of the battle, to live or die amongst you all, to lay down for my God, and for my kingdom, and for my people, my honour and my blood, even in the dust.
Sida 365 - ... they marched towards Tilbury, their cheerful countenances, courageous words and gestures, dancing and leaping wheresoever they came ; and in the camp their most felicity was hope of fight with the enemy, where oft-times divers rumours ran of their foes approach, and that present battle would be given them, then were they as joyful at such news as if lusty giants were to run a race.
Sida 307 - A Declaration of the Causes moving the Queen of England to give Aid to the Defence of the People afflicted and oppressed in the Low Countries 472.
Sida 365 - My loving people, we have been persuaded by some, that are careful of our safety, to take heed how we commit ourselves to armed multitudes, for fear of treachery ; but assure you, I do not desire to live to distrust my faithful and loving people. Let tyrants fear...
Sida 356 - the gentlemen of England hired ships from all parts at their own charge, and with one accord came flocking thither as to a set field, where glory was to be attained, and faithful service performed unto their prince and their country.

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