The civil, ecclesiastical [&c.] history of Leeds, Halifax, Huddersfield ... and the manufacturing district of Yorkshire, Volume 1

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Page 86 - These villeins, belonging principally to lords of manors, were either villeins regardant, that is, annexed to the manor or land: or else they were in gross, or at large, that is, annexed to the person of the lord, and transferable by deed from one owner to another.
Page 323 - Westminster, during the space of two hours, on Thursday next, and be whipped by the hangman through the streets from Westminster to the Old Exchange, London ; and...
Page 413 - ... office. For the Romans considered it as an execrable impiety to demolish the wooden bridge; which, we are told, was built without iron, and put together with pins of wood only, by the direction of some oracle. The stone bridge was built many ages after...
Page 324 - London: and there likewise be set on the pillory, with his head in the pillory, for the space of two hours, between the hours of eleven and one, on Saturday next, in each place wearing a paper containing an inscription of his crimes; and that at the Old Exchange his tongue be bored through with a hot iron and that he be there also stigmatized in the forehead with the letter B...
Page 284 - Gamel had seven carucates of land to be taxed, where there may be five ploughs. Gerbodo now has of Ilbert, himself there three ploughs, and four villanes, and one bordar having four ploughs and a half. There is a Church and a Priest, and twenty-four acres of meadow. Value in King Edward's time four pounds, now thirty shillings.
Page 310 - Wakefield, given in at the primary visitation of the most Reverend Father in God, Edward, by Divine Providence, Lord Archbishop of York, Primate of England and Metropolitan...
Page 324 - Westminster to the Old Exchange, London: and there likewise be set on the pillory, with his head in the pillory, for the space of two hours, between the hours of eleven and one, on Saturday next, in each place wearing a paper...
Page 446 - Redeemer vouchsafed to take upon him : the second, of the descent of the Holy Ghost in the form of a Dove, at the Baptism : and the third, of the first miracle of our Lord turning water into wine at the marriage in Cana.
Page 397 - ... require you, on sight and reading hereof, to inform us of your situation by the swiftest messenger you have. Send some money too by the same hand, however you come by it, even though it be taken from the oblations, that we may at least be able to purchase necessaries while we are labouring in your vineyard.
Page 132 - An Act to amend and enlarge the Powers of an Act passed in the Thirtieth Year of His present Majesty, for better supplying the Town and Neighbourhood of Leeds in the County of York with Water, and for more effectually lighting and cleansing the Streets and other Places within the said Town and Neighbourhood, and...

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