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Fair Rosamond, or, The days of King Henry II

an historical romance

by Miller, Thomas

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Published by H. Colburn in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesFair Rosamond, Days of King Henry II
Statementby Thomas Miller
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5021.M452 F3 1839
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24556613M
OCLC/WorldCa40459456

Today, fewer than 20 baby girls were given the name in the US, and fewer than five got the alternate version Rosamond. Early on, the name was associated with 'fair Rosamond' Clifford, mistress of Henry II, whose story was the basis of the Joseph Addison opera Rosamund and the Swinburne play of . Also spelled Rosamund, known as 'The Fair Rosamond'. Rosamond was a mistress of Henry II of England. She was the subject of many legends and stories. Rosamond is believed to have been the daughter of Walter de Clifford of the family of Fitz-Ponce (the ruins of the castle where she was born are located just outside the book town of Hay-on-Wye.

  Henry II, King of England Henry II established the House of Plantagenet. Born to Matilda during a turbulent period, his mother was swept aside while Stephen seized the throne. It was only after he married the most powerful woman in Europe, Eleanor -- Duchess of Aquitaine and ex-consort of Louis XII-- that he was able to take the crown. A man of war, he spent his life on campaigns and stayed on. Epilogue to Henry II, King of England, with the Death of Rosamond. Prologues and Epilogues. John Dryden. The Poems of John Dryden.

  Woodstock Hunting Lodge, Palace and Manor Footnote: The following account is given from a book written in the fourteenth century-- "It bifel that she (Rosamond) died and was berid whyle the kynge was absent. When he came agen he wolde se the body in the grave. Fair Rosamond; or, The days of king Henry ii. pp. 19–. Thomas Miller (31 August - 24 October ) was an English poet and novelist, known ss "the basket maker." Millere, of humble parentage, worked in early life as a basket-maker. He published Songs of the Sea Nymphs (). Going to London he was befriended by Lady Blessington and Samuel Rogers, and for a time engaged in business as a bookseller, but was unsuccessful and devoted himself.


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Fair Rosamond, Or, the Days of King Henry II; An Historical Romance Volume 3Author: Thomas Miller. Thomas Deloney, a renowned writer of popular ballads who died aboutwrote 'The Ballad of Fair Rosamond'. An edition in circulation between and is titled: 'A mournful ditty of the lady Rosamond, king Henry the seconds concubine, who was poysoned to death by Queen Elenor in Woodstocst [sic] bower near Oxford.'.

Rosamond, a mistress of Henry II of England. She was the subject of many legends and stories. Rosamond is believed to have been the daughter of Walter de Clifford of the family of Fitz-Ponce. She is said to have been Henry’s mistress secretly for several years but was openly acknowledged by him o.

Fair Rosamund The days of King Henry II book The Days of King Henry II: an historical romance V1 Kindle Edition What a wonderful story about Rosamond Clifford.

I loved the beautiful way it was written. My only disappointment was that I feel it should have only been one book. It would have made it easier on us readers/5(3). Fair Rosamond, Or, the Days of King Henry II by Thomas Miller,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2).

Fair Rosamund or The Days of King Henry II: an historical Fair Rosamond V2 eBook: Thomas Miller: : Kindle StoreReviews: 2. Fair Rosamond.

WHEN as King Henry rulde this land, The second of that name, Besides the queene, he dearly lovde A faire and comely dame.

Most peerlesse was her beautye founde, Her favour, and her face; A sweeter creature in this worlde Could never prince embrace. Her crisped lockes like threads of golde, Appeard to each man's sight.

'Fair Rosamond' refers to the beautiful Rosamund Clifford, a mistress of King Henry II of England in the midth century.

Given that Henry spent much of that time travelling around Europe, we cannot be certain how far this adulterous relationship went. This poem supports the legend that Henry built a labyrinth in his Oxfordshire palace garden for her entertainment.

Henry II (5 March – 6 July ), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, ruled as Count of Anjou, Count of Maine, Duke of Normandy, Duke of Aquitaine, Count of Nantes, King of England (–89) and Lord of Ireland; at various times, he also controlled Wales, Scotland and Brittany.

Rosamund Clifford (before – c. ), often called “The Fair Rosamund” or the “Rose of the World”, was famed for her beauty and was a. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The History of the Life and Death of Fair Rosamond, Concubine to King Henry II (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. "The life and death of fair Rosamond" a ballad attributed to Thomas Deloney. Cover included in pagination. First two lines of "Fair Rosamond": "When as King Henry rul'd this land The second of that name." First two lines of "The lass o' Gowrie": "Twas on a.

Fair Rosamond V3: Or The Days Of King Henry II (): ISBN () Softcover, Kessinger Publishing, LLC, Godfrey Malvern, or, The life of an author. Of a widely different nature was the version published in by Samuel Croxall in his “Select Collection of Novels,” Vol.

“The Loves of King Henry II and Fair Rosamond.” Here the attitude assumed is one of learned contempt for popular credulity. Henry II (5 March – 6 July ), also known as Henry Curtmantle (French: Court-manteau), Henry FitzEmpress or Henry Plantagenet, was King of England from to his death.

He was the first king of the House of Louis VII of France made him Duke of Normandy in Henry became Count of Anjou and Maine upon the death of his father, Geoffrey of Anjou, in On this date in Henry II was crowned king of England, along with his queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, at Westminster Abbey.

Henry, and his two sons, Richard and John, sometimes referred to by historians as the Angevins, sometimes the Plantagenets, have had a tough time being assessed fairly by history, literature, and the general public. Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link) http.

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You've heard of King Henry II And the story of how he got fond Of one of his customer's daughters, A lass called the " Fair Rosamond." 'Twere a lovely romance while it lasted, The course of true love ran serene, Till some nosey-parkering varlet Started carrying tales to the Queen.

The Queen were at first incred-u-lous. She said "What a tale to.Get this from a library! The history of the life and death of Fair Rosamond, concubine to King Henry II.Noble Family of Savages of the Ards.

This article is from the book David Leonard Savage, Earl of Salisbury, surnames Longespee, son of King Henry II by the Fair Rosamond, which latter berings some heralds believe to have been driven from the Royal House of Anjeu.

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