Family quarrels broke out amongst his kindred, and for the time Kildare was supreme in the English Pale (see p. 265).
It would have been of less consequence if these unwise proceedings had been confined to the English Pale.
By this means it was hoped that these unfortunate districts would soon be made like the English Pale.
Within this year and a half, three hundred farmers are come from the English Pale to live in my country, where they can be safe.
Save within the "five obedient shires" which came to be known as the English Pale, "the king's writ no longer ran."
It spread rapidly through the English Pale, and Chapuys recorded its progress with delight.
Beyond the English Pale the change of religion never reached the people.
From the first the story of the English Pale was a story of degradation and anarchy.