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" Yea, is he yet so lusty ? Well, let the pope send him a hat when he will, Mother of God, he shall wear it on his shoulders then ; for I will leave him never a head to set it on. "
General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most eminent ... - Page 73
by John Aikin - 1803
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 1

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 944 pages
...being brought to England; exclaiming with facetious cru• elty—" Well, let the pope send him a hat when he will; mother of God ! he shall wear it on...: for I will leave him never a head to set it on." He was beheaded on the 22d of June, 1535, and the next day his head was fixed upon London Bridge. In...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 1

George Burnett - 1807 - 508 pages
...being brought 'to England ; exclaiming with facetious, crucity — " Well, let the pope send him a hat when he will; mother of God! he shall wear it on his shoulders then : for I will leSve him never a head to set it on." He was beheaded on the 2'2d of June, 1335, and the next day his...
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Bookseller's catalogues, Volumes 1-4

W. Gardiner - 1808 - 786 pages
...Tower, Pope Paul ill. created him a Cardinal. Henry VIII. exclaimed " \Vell, let the Pope send him a hat when he will; Mother of God ! he shall wear it on his shoulders, for I will leave him never a head to set it on." AValcs, rare, neat, 7s — — - 1700 314 Pennant's...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton - Architecture - 1809 - 616 pages
...answering in the affirmative, the King exclaimed, " Yea, is he so lusty ? Well, let the Pope send him a hat when he will. Mother of God ! he shall wear it on...then; for I will leave him never a head to set it on." The tyrant kept his word, and the Bishop was beheaded in the year 1535. " MARGARETA MATER HENRICI VII....
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The History of the Church of Christ, Volume 4, Issue 1

Joseph Milner - Church history - 1809 - 448 pages
...an oath, " Well; let the pope send him the hat when he pleases, he shall wear it on his shoulders, for I will leave him never a head to set it on." The tyrant was as good as his word. Erasmus speaks of Fisher in strong terms of commendation. ^ I ing...
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A New Biographical Dictionary:: Containing a Brief Account of the Lives and ...

Stephen Jones - Biography - 1811 - 490 pages
...When the king heard of ;E, he said, in a great passion, *' Well, let the pope send him a ht when be will ; Mother of God, he shall wear it on his shoulders then : for I will leave him newer a head to let it on." Erasmus represents him ata man of. integrity, deep learning, sweetness...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814 - 540 pages
...brought, the king said in a great passion, " Yea, is he yet so lusty f Well, let the pope send him a hat when he will, Mother of God, he shall wear it on his...him never a head to set it on." From this time his ruin was absolutely determined ; but as no legal advantage could be taken against him, Richard Rich,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814 - 542 pages
...brought, the king said in a great passion, " Yea, is he yet so lusty ? Well, let the pope send him a hat when he will, Mother of God, he shall wear it on his...him never a head to set it on." From this time his ruin was absolutely determined ; but as no legal advantage could be taken against him, Richard Rich,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814 - 540 pages
...brought, the king said in a great passion, " Yea, is he yet so lusty ? Well, let the pope send him a hat when he will, Mother of God, he shall wear it on his...him never a head to set it on." From this time his ruin was absolutely determined ; but as no legal advantage could be taken against him, Richard Rich,...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 1

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 606 pages
...Henry, he exclaimed with great vehemence, " Yea, is he so lusty? Well, let the Pope send him a hat when he will, mother of God! he shall wear it on his shoulders then, for I will leave him never a.head to set it on." The snare was now laid to destroy the unfortunate prelate; and the Solicitor-General...
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