But Monk, free and without uneasiness, marched towards London as a conqueror
, augmenting his army with all the floating parties on his way.
To extricate himself from the stirrups and fallen steed, was to the Templar scarce the work of a moment; and, stung with madness, both at his disgrace and at the acclamations with which it was hailed by the spectators, he drew his sword and waved it in defiance of his conqueror.
Without alighting from his horse, the conqueror called for a bowl of wine, and opening the beaver, or lower part of his helmet, announced that he quaffed it, ``To all true English hearts, and to the confusion of foreign tyrants.
Some ran furiously to the water's edge, beating the air with frantic gestures, while others spat upon the element, to resent the supposed treason it had committed against their acknowledged rights as conquerors.
That portion of the band who had followed the huge warrior took the route toward the foot of the Horican, and no other expectation was left for himself and companions, than that they were to be retained as hopeless captives by their savage conquerors.
Notwithstanding this apparent adherence in Magua to the original determination of his conquerors, Heyward could not believe his tempting bait was so soon forgotten; and he knew the windings of an Indian's path too well to suppose that its apparent course led directly to its object, when artifice was at all necessary.
There's also the opportunity to meet William the Conqueror
and learn his tactical defence skills ready for battle.
France will lend Britain the Bayeux Tapestry, an 11th century treasure that tells the tale of how William the Conqueror
came to invade England in 1066, an official at the presidential Elysee Palace in Paris said on Wednesday.
1087: William the Conqueror
died in Rouen, France, from injuries received when his horse stumbled while he was fighting the King of France.
Cilic rained down 33 aces as he reached the Wimbledon semifinals for the first time with his five-set win over Gilles Muller, conqueror
of Rafa Nadal in an epic contest in the last round.
Oil and gas drilling contractor Transocean has announced the closing of a $410million private loan with the new build Deepwater Conqueror
up as collateral.
Among them were two giant Ark Royal aircraft carriers, the nuclear submarine HMS Conqueror
- which sank the Belgrano during the Falklands crisis - and HMS Coventry - itself sunk by Argentinian planes.