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acres afterwards aged amongst amounted ancient appears belonging Bispham Blackpool born building built Butler called Carleton century chapel church Clifton close Common considerable consisting contained daughter death died district earl Edward Elizabeth erected established existence feet Fleetwood formed former four Fylde George granted ground Hall heirs held Henry Hesketh Hornby Hotel hundred inhabitants interest issue James John king Kirkham Lancashire Lancaster land late later Layton living lord Lytham manor married Mary months Northumbria original parish passed period persons poor portion possession Poulton present Preston purchased Rawcliffe received reign remained residence Richard Robert Roman Rossall Royal Shore side Singleton situated stone Street Thomas town township Tyldesley vicar Westby whilst whole wife William Wyre
Page 107 - Two Hazel Nuts I threw into the Flame, And to each Nut I gave a Sweet-heart's Name. This with the loudest Bounce me sore amaz'd, That in a Flame of brightest Colour blaz'd. As blaz'd the Nut, so may thy Passion grow, For 'twas thy Nut that did so brightly glow.
Page 99 - are commonly of clay, strewed with rushes, under which lies unmolested an ancient collection of beer, grease, fragments, bones, spittle, excrements of dogs and cats, and every thing that is nasty.
Page 112 - This hempseed with my virgin hand I sow, Who shall my true love be, the crop shall mow.
Page 56 - And as for our good people's lawful recreation, our pleasure likewise is, that after the end of divine service our good people be not disturbed, letted or discouraged from any lawful recreation, such as dancing, either men or women, archery for men, leaping, vaulting, or any other such harmless recreation, nor from having of May games, Whitsun ales, and morris dances, and the setting up of maypoles and other sports therewith used: so as the same be had in due and convenient time, without impediment...
Page 111 - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John, Bless the bed that I lie on.
Page 71 - Whereas in a late act of Parliament for uniformitie, it is enacted that every parson, vicar, curate, lecturer, or other ecclesiasticall person, neglecting or refusing, before the Feast Day of St.
Page 72 - AB do swear, that it is not lawful, upon any pretence whatsoever, to take arms against the king: and that I do abhor that traitorous position of taking arms by his authority against his person, or against those that are commissioned by him, in pursuance of such commissions; and that I will not at any time endeavour any alteration of government, either in church or state.
Page 101 - I seiz'd the vermin, home I quickly sped, And on the hearth the milk-white embers spread. Slow crawl'd the snail, and if I right can spell, In the soft ashes mark'da curious L : Oh, may this wondrous omen lucky prove ! For L is found in Lubberkin and Love.