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Page x - Foundation, Progress, and Present State of Gresham College in London, with the Life of the Founder," contains no Life, and does not correspond with its title-page : and the seemingly laborious (and certainly heavy) article on the subject in the Biographia Britannica is little else than a transcript from Ward's work,—encumbered with an apparatus of notes.
Page 189 - 1 day. And as the thyrde day, the Regent, being in this town of Andwerpe, about 7 of the clocke at night, dyd cause the great bell to ringe, to give all men to understand that the news was trewe. Signifying unto your honnors, that as the ii°
Page 308 - or negotiable bills of exchange, in an instrument bearing the date of 1364, (Rymer, vol. vi. p. 495). In 1400, bills were drawn in sets, and worded exactly as at present (Macpherson, p. 614 : and see Beckmann's History of Inventions, vol. iii. p. 430.)
Page 51 - The owner of this interesting picture * possesses another relic connected with Gresham's hasty marriage,—his supposed wedding-ring, which is preserved in an ancient miniature jeweller's chest. It opens horizontally, thus forming two rings, which are nevertheless linked together, and respectively inscribed on the inner side with a Scripture posy. QVOD • DEVS
Page 279 - as also for the xx M li. that her Hyghnes doth owe them. Nevertheless, considering how moche yt doth import the Quene's Majestie's credit, of force she must use her Merchants ; and for the compassing thereof, her highnes shall have good opportewnity both to bargayn and to bringe them to what price her
Page 437 - to Mr. Secretary to have hys favore therein, I wyll nott doutt butt to make so fere a bourse in London as the grett bourse is in Andwarpe, withhoutt molestyng of any man more then he shulld be well dysposyd to geve. Herein I am somwatt tedyus : desyryng you to pardone me,