Memoir on the Origin and Incorporation of the Trinity House of Deptford Strond

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J. Darling, 1818 - Buoys - 247 pages

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Page 169 - Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 161 - CHARLES the Second by the Grace of God King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 162 - Confessor, have granted and given licence for us and our heirs, as much as in us is, to our beloved...
Page 163 - Sisters of the same, and of and upon all and singular articles anywise concerning the science or art of mariners ; and that they may have power and authority for ever of granting and making laws, ordinances, and statutes amongst themselves, for the relief, increase, and augmentation of the shipping of this our realm of England.
Page 166 - ... of this realm of England and Wales, being as beacons and marks of ancient time accustomed for sea-faring men, to save and keep them and the ships in their charge from sundry dangers thereto incident...
Page 165 - The Trinity House" shall mean the master, wardens and assistants of the guild, fraternity, or brotherhood of the most glorious and undivided Trinity and of St. Clement in the Parish of Deptford Strond, in the county of Kent...
Page 164 - All which laws, ordinances, and statutes, those offending to punish and chastise at their discretions, according to the quality of the offence, and to demand and gather the pains, subsidies, amercements and forfeitures in the same laws, ordinances, and statutes ordained and specified of the said offenders and any of them, and to distrain and arrest for the same (if need be) such offenders as well by their goods and ships, as by their bodies, as the case requires, according to the laws and customs...
Page 167 - ... make, erect, and set up such and so many beacons, marks, and signs for the sea, in such place or places of the sea shores, and uplands near the sea coasts, or forelands of the sea, only for sea marks, as to them shall seem most meet, needful, and requisite, whereby the dangers may be avoided and escaped, and ships the better come into their ports without peril.
Page 173 - HELD of us our Heirs and Successors as of our Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Page 173 - ... although express mention of the true yearly value, or certainty of the premises, or of any of them, or of any other gifts or grants by us, or by any of our progenitors or predecessors...

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