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Richard Hakluyt, The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of the English Nation, The miraculous victory atchieved by the English Fleete, under the discreet and happy conduct of the right honourable, right prudent, and valiant lord, the L. Charles Howard, L. high Admirall of England, &c. Upon the Spanish huge Armada sent in the yeere 1588. for the invasion of England, together with the wofull and miserable successe of the said Armada afterward, upon the coasts of Norway , of the Scottish Westerne Isles, of Ireland , of Spaine, of France, and of England, &c. Recorded in Latine by Emanuel van Meteran in the 15. booke of his history of the low Countreys. (search)
ikewise there were certaine ships brought to make a bridge, though it were very late first. Unto the sayd army came in proper person the Queens most roiall Majestie, representing Tomyris that Scythian warlike princesse, or rather divine Pallas her selfe. Also there were other such armies levied in England. The principall catholique Recusants (least they should stirre up any tumult in the time of the Spanish invasion) were sent to remaine at certaine convenient places, as namely in the Isle of Ely and at Wisbich. And some of them were sent unto other places, to wit, unto sundry bishops and noblemen, where they were kept from endangering the state of the common wealth, and of her sacred Majestie, who of her most gracious clemencie gave expresse commandement, that they should be intreated with all humanitie and friendship. The provinces of Holland and Zeland, &c. giving credite unto their intelligence out of Spain , made preparation to defend themselves: but because the Spanish s
and plank roads towards Chancellorsville. Upon consultation, we concluded to leave five companies of my brigade, (Nineteenth Mississippi regiment,) and one regiment of General Mahone's brigade, to watch and defend the United States Ford, while we moved our brigades to Chancellorsville. On reaching that place, we posted my brigade on the right and left of the plank road at Chancellorsville, and General Mahone's brigade in Ballard's and Nixley's fields, half mile from Chancellorsville, on the Ely road. We remained in this position until about seven o'clock the next morning, the thirtieth, when we were directed by the Major-General commanding, who reached Chancellorsville about twelve o'clock A. M., to move our commands back to a position where the mine road crosses the old pike and plank road. We remained in this position until the next morning about nine o'clock, May first, when I was ordered to advance my brigade up the plank road. After moving about two miles, I formed a line of
ge. An improvement has been made in the form of the ceiling, groined arches having been introduced with a view to secure the most perfect ventilation, as well as to assist in the general effect of the ceiling decoration. At the station near London there were a number of persons assembled to see the train pass, but nothing of interest occurred till Cambridge was reached. The platform there was occupied by a great number of ladies and gentlemen, the ladies greatly preponderating and their Royal Highnesses were enthusiastically cheered both on their arrival and departure. At Ely the train proceeded slowly through the station, the platform being occupied by a crowd of persons, who cheered. There was also cheering at King's Lynn, where the train stopped about three minutes. The train arrived at Wolferton at 5 o'clock, and here their Royal Highnesses were received with unobtrusive marks of welcome, and proceeded to Sandringham in a private carriage, arriving safely at 5.20 P. M.