Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (3 of 12) - Raphael Holinshed

Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (3 of 12)

By Raphael Holinshed

  • Release Date: 2005-09-25
  • Genre: Europe

Description

Henrie the yoongest sonne to William the first, brother to Rufus latelie departed, the first of that name that ruled heere in England, & knowledge in good literature surnamed Beauclerke, was admitted king by the whole assent of the lords and commons, and began his reigne ouer England the first of August, in the yeare after the creation of the world 1067. after the birth of our Sauiour 1100. and 44. of the emperour Henrie the fourth, Paschall the second then gouerning the sée of Rome, Geruasius Dorobernensis which was about the 51. yeare of Philip the first of that name king of France, and in the beginning of the reigne of Edgar king of Scotland.