The Brut, or, The Chronicles of England Volume 1

9781235993756: The Brut, or, The Chronicles of England Volume 1
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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. 1906 Excerpt: ... foujt fat6 same jere follewyng1 passe fe mount7 Ioye, & haue gone3 to Rome,9 forto haue10 take fe citee, and haue put fe 8 Eomayns in subieccioñ; but f e wickede tiraunt Mordrede him lettede,11 as after je shul here. How Mordrede fe traitour1 to whome Kyng1 Arthure tok his lande to kepe, and his castelles,12 and helde hit ajeynes 12 him. IT CapitwZo U Octogesimo IT Séptimo. WHeii 13Kyng Arthure13 hade taken14 to Mordrede his reaume to kepe, and was gone ajeynes fe Emperoure of Eome, & was passede fe see, Mordrede anone toke homages and feautes of al 16 ham fat were in fis lande, and wolde haue hade fe lande15 to his owen vse, and 16toke castelles about,16 and lete ham arraie; and after his falsenesse he dede anof ere grete wrong1, ffor, ajeynes f e law of Cristiente, he toke17 his owen Emes wif1, as a traitour shulde, 20 and ordeynede him a grete hoste ajeynes Arthures comyng, to halde the lande ajeyns him wif strengf for euermore, and to slee Kyng Arthure yf18 he myjt; and lete sende by f e Cee and lande, and lete assemble Paynymes and cristen peple; and he sent to Saxones and 24 to Danoys19 forto help him. and also Mordrede sende20 to Cheldrik, to done21 men come to him out of Saxoyne, fat was a worfi Due, and bihijt22 him, if fat he broujt wif him23 peple,24 he wolde graunt him25 al fe lande fram bijonde Humber1 vnto Scotland!, and 28 al fe lande fat Engist hade 26of Vortigers jifte, When fat he hade spousede his doujter. And Cheldrik come wif grete strengf 27and power127 of Peple: and Mordrede him28 assemblede also in his half, fat fai hade xl M of stronge knyjtes when fat5 fai hade nede. 32 1 bore 0. 2-2 от. D. v/ith mych honour 0. 3 at 0. 4 leaf 45, back. 6 от. D. 6 e D0. 7 mount of D0. 8 go 0. « Rome al...

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