Mackie, Brewtnall & Company, 1878 - 69 pages
Historical treatment is given to the Bruche, Legh, Banke, Jackson, and Rigby families who were the past owners and occupants of this ancient manor.
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Adam Yate aforesaid Bewsey Birch bond Breche brook called brother Bruche deeds Bruche estate Bruche Hall Bruche's called Le Bruche century CHAPTER Cheshire Chester Chet clerk Cold Norton Colonel Court crofts Cromwell Culcheth daughter death demesne Edward Eliz Esquire father Fearnhead Frances Legh gave gentleman Hale deeds Hamlet Bruche heirs male Henry Birkenhead Henry del Bruche Henry Garnet Henry VIII Houghton estate Hugh del Bruche indenture John knight Lambert Lancashire late lease Little Sankey Lords of Warrington Lyme Margaret meadow messuage Moston neighbours Newton officers owners Parliament parties payment Peel Hall Penketh Piers Legh Poulton Richard Bruche Richard del Bruche Richard Houghton Richard Legh Rixton Roger Bruche Rysley Sankey sayd Nicholas second wife settlement Sir George Booth Sir Peter Legh Sir Thomas Boteler soap succeeded surety Thomas Bruche Thomas Legh town of Warrington William Bankes William Bruche Winnington Winstanley Winwick witness
Page 69 - Who counsels best? who whispers, "Be but great, With praise or infamy leave that to fate; Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace; If not, by any means get wealth and place~
Page 50 - ... at sacrament, the Earl of Derby came in with a troop of horse ; and they shot off their pistols, which did somewhat disturb us, and sufficiently affect us, with the voice of the trumpet and the noise of war. At night, after sermon, we were with Sir G. Booth, who, with much sorrow told us how basely he was deserted. Five hundred lords and gentlemen, of the best in England, were engaged, and were all either prevented or had failed their trust ; and none was up but Sir Thomas Middleton, &c.
Page 11 - To all the faithful in Christ who shall see or hear this writing, brother Adam prior of Thurgatton and the convent of the same send eternal greeting in the Lord.
Page 50 - Chron. xii. 6, 7. As we were at sacrament, the Earl of Derby came in with a troop of horse ; and they shot off their pistols, which did somewhat disturb us, and sufficiently affect us, with the voice of the trumpet and the noise of war.
Page 13 - Rede or qnoyt be tweue this and the fest of the annunciacion of oure Laydy next suying after the date of this awarde or elles to pay to the sayd Nicholas ij marks of monee at the election of the sayd Nicholas and gyf the sayd Nicholas schose to the sayd payment of the ij marcs and refuse the sayd hoggeshed of wyne I ordeigne and awarde the sayd William to pay to the sayd Nicholas the sayd ij marcs that is to wete j marc at the fest of St. Hillare day next suyinge after the date of these...
Page 15 - In two 12th century deeds after the name of a witness the word blethcrus occurs. In one case it is after Hugh Sterki, in the other after Richard Sterki. It may be and most likely is the description of the one person whose name it follows ; or it may be, as Mr. Beaumont thinks, a...
Page 22 - ... feoffees ; but after some preliminary controversy the parties agreed and swore upon the holy Gospels to abide the award of William Hondeforde and Richard Sneyde esquires, their arbitrators. These gentlemen, having entered upon the matter on the 1st July in the above year, found that the said Hamon Bruche, being greatly in debt while his children were under age, enfeoffed the said John Massie and the rest in all his lands to the intent that they should perform his last will, which will the arbitrators...