The history of Cheshire: containing King's Vale-royal entire, Volume 2

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J. Poole, 1778 - Cheshire (England) - 994 pages
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Page 631 - ... call together parliaments with a word of his pen, and scatter them again with the breath of his mouth ; to be humbly and daily petitioned...
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Page 985 - Calling to mind the Mortality of my Body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to Die Do make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament...
Page 631 - ... but with the whole world ; which as it was too little for his praise, so might it have been for his conquests, if the short line of his mortal life could have stretched out to the extent of his immortal designs.
Page 509 - CHESTER, a city without parallel for the fingular ftructure of the four principal ftreets, which are as if excavated out of the earth, and funk many feet beneath the furface ; the carriages drive far...
Page 631 - ... with equal facility both the riches of the south and the poverty of the north; to be feared and courted by all foreign princes, and adopted a brother...
Page 516 - ... for the reception of the fuperannuated fervants of the houfe of Norton, founded by the late Pufey Brook, Efq., my friend, and the friend of mankind. Defcend the hill, and pafs by Norton, a good modern houfe, on the fite of a priory of canons regular of St. Auguftine, founded by William, fon of Nigellus, AD 1 135, who did not live to complete his defign : for...
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Page 931 - ... and they in the house shot lustily at them with their muskets. The besiegers, playing still on them with their ordnance and small shot, beat them at last out of the house into their works, where they continued their valour to the utmost (themselves being few), killing four or five more of them, and Major Pinkney, a brave commander ; but being too weak to hold out any longer, about one in the afternoon they called for quarter, which was allowed ; and Mr.
Page 512 - Ireland to each of the annual fairs : in that year 449654 yards ; and at prefent about a million of yards are brought to each fair. Hops are another great article of trade, for above ten thoufand pockets are fold here annually, much of which is forwarded to the neighbouring ifland. But the only ftaple trade of the city is in (kins, multitudes of which are imported, dreffed here, but fent out again to be manufactured.

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