A Humorous History of England

Author: C. Harrison
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,474 / 46 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 1,252
Added to site: 2008.08.22
mnybks.net#: 21834
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Poetry, Humor, History
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o descant upon His boon companion 'Little John'; Or 'Friar Tuck' so overblown He tipped the scale at fifteen stone.

Henry III. And what of Henry number Three,
1216-1272 The King who suffered poverty?

                  It's very awkward we must own
                  To be 'hard up' when on a Throne;

[Illustration: IRON JELLOIDS The Great Tonic]

                  To have to scrape up an amount
                  To pay the butcher on account,
                  Or ask a dun in Kingly way
                  To kindly call some other day.
  Coinage         In twelve-five-seven it is stated
  1257            Gold was coined and circulated,
                  Ha'pence and farthings just before;
                  In those times worth a great deal more.

Langton The Bible which from over seas
Died 1228 Had no chapters and no verses

                  Was by Archbishop Langton's skill
                  D

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