… Back in Coventry, Sir Albert’s Lady,
overcome with extreme pain, was forced to choose between
the spoil of her infant, or an end to her life.
Placing the preservation of her child,
and benefit of her country over her own safety,
she committed her womb to be opened,
that her infant might be taken from her alive.
This most noble Lady was cast into a dead sleep,
her womb cut up with sharp knives,
and the infant taken from the bed of its creation.
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