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The unfortunate court-favourites of England

R. B.

The unfortunate court-favourites of England

Exemplified in some remarks upon the lives, actions, and fatal fall of divers great men, ... With the picture of each monarch and favourite. By Robert Burton.

by R. B.

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Published by printed for A. Bettesworth, and J. Batley in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 952, no. 5.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination191,[1]p.
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17008343M

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was contrary to the law of England - it is a pity they did not make the discovery a little sooner - John Felton was simply executed for the murder he had done. A murder it undoubtedly was, and not in the least to be defended: though he had freed England from one of the most profligate, contemptible, and base court favourites to.   From Caligula's blood-soaked end to hotelier Steve Wynn's unfortunate run-in with a priceless Picasso, these tales of misery include lost fortunes (like the would-be Apple investor who pulled out in and missed out on a $30 billion-dollar windfall), romance gone wrong (like the 16th-century Shah who experimented with an early form of Author: History Chick.

JOHN OF ENGLAND, King of England, died suddenly in the midst of campaigning at Newark on 19 Oct. , and was buried at Worcester Cathedral where his effigy is to be seen on his tomb. His widow was married for the second time on 10 May to Hugues X de Lusignan, Comte de la Marche (died ), and had nine children. The Historical Families of Dunfriesshire and the Border Wars CHAPTER VII The Book of Complaints, a MS. preserved in the Cathedral Library at Carlisle, contains the names of offenders, who at different times made plundering forays into England. and the revenues of abbeys and churches were bestowed on court favourites and sold to.


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