The Visitation of Suffolke, Volume 2

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1561. Vol II Also includes excerpts from Parish Registers of St. Mary's Bury St. Edmunds

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Page 169 - Mary, and to all the holy company of Hevyn, and my body to be buried in the parish churche of Thurly, or in the monastery of Elmestowe, yf it happen me to decesse there.
Page 248 - Elizabeth, doe make and ordayne this my laste Will and Testament in manner and forme following. First...
Page 178 - signed, sealed, and published as my last will and testament, in the presence of, the same being written here for want of room below ; " — this was likewise written by the testator's own hand; and then the names of the three witnesses were subscribed ; two of those witnesses were dead, and the third was produced at the trial, who testified that he was servant to the testator...
Page 300 - The man had served very long in Holland, and from a common soldier had raised himself to the degree of a captain, and to the reputation of a good officer...
Page 149 - Tho' the whole life should pass without a stain, With PIETY, alike in health or pain, To HEAV'N resign'd still DEATH shall be thydaoffl And snatch thee from the ALTAR to the TOMB. THE INSCRIPTION. Beneath the covering of this little stone, Lie the poor shrunk, yet dear, remains of ONE, With merit humble, and with virtue fair, With knowledge modest, and with...
Page 90 - Or, two bars, Azure, a chief, quarterly, of the second and gules, the first and fourth charged with two...
Page 235 - Virtue, which first raised his Name, He left the Preservation of the same. And to Posterity remain it shall When Brass and Marble Monuments do fall. Learn for to die while thou hast Breath So 'shalt thou live after thy Death.
Page 175 - Executrixes shall pay all such lust debts as I shall owe at the time of my death, and discharge my ffunerall and Legacies.
Page 313 - Bury for some years, the ministers varying from or altering the Common Prayer at their discretion, disliking the order of it, and depraving the book —asserting the Queen's supremacy to be only in civil matters, not religious ; and some also holding certain heresies, as that Christ was not God, &c., and many young ministers of this sort...
Page 149 - Just in the zenith of those golden days When the mind ripens ere the form decays, The hand of Fate untimely cut her thread, And left the world to weep that virtue fled, Its pride when living, and its grief when dead.

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