History and topography of the city of York; the Ainsty wapentake; and the East riding of Yorkshire, by J.J. Sheahan and T. Whellan (Google eBook)

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1856
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Page 296 - 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.
Page 220 - Here two young Danish soldiers lye : The one in quarrell chanc'd to die : The other's Head, by their own Law, With Sword was sever'd at one Blow." Above are two swords crossed, and below is the date
Page 52 - The gentleman, with much distraction in his looks, talked confusedly of " the trust he had from the parliament ;" then fell on his knees, and wished, " that God would bring confusion upon him and his, if he were not a loyal and faithful subject to his majesty;" but, in conclusion, plainly denied to suffer his majesty to come into the town.
Page 440 - England is bounded on the east by the German ocean ; on the south by the English Channel; on the west by St.
Page 54 - Hereupon, at a public meeting of the country, his majesty declared, " that he was resolved, in regard of the public distempers, and the neighbourhood of Hull, to have a guard for his person ; but of such persons, and with such circumstances, as should administer no occasion of jealousy to the most suspicious ; and wished the gentlemen of quality who attended, to consider and advise of the way...
Page 178 - Druid stones with crosses, in order to change the worship without breaking the prejudice. Timber, with lath and plaster, and thatch for the roofs, constituted the chief materials in the dwellings of the English from an early period till near the close of the fourteenth century, and beginning of the fifteenth, when bricks began to be used in the better sort of houses. The Britons had no bed-rooms, but, according to the custom of the ancient Welsh and Highlanders, slept on the floor on mats, in one...
Page 316 - The living is a discharged vicarage, rated in the king's books at 10.
Page 626 - Liv. ing, a discharged vicarage, a peculiar of the dean and chapter of York ; rated at 5 Os.
Page 230 - ... monastic legislators devised the plan of establishing double monasteries. In the vicinity of the edifice, destined to receive the virgins who had dedicated their chastity to God, was erected a building for the residence of a society of monks or canons, whose duty it was to officiate at the altar, and superintend the external economy of the community. The mortified and religious life, to which they had bound themselves by the most solemn engagements, was supposed to render them superior to temptation...
Page 10 - Its merchants, neglecting no means of increasing their traffic, were ready to purchase their liberties at a price equivalent to the privileges to be conferred ; while Hull, on the other hand, would naturally avail itself of the peculiar claim which it had on royal favour, in the circumstance of having so recently become the property of the king. To the relative situation, therefore, of the two places in this respect may be attributed the regulation of the amount of the fines in the proportion mentioned....

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