The history and survey of London and its environs

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1806
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Page 398 - In witness whereof we have caused these our letters to be made patents. Witness ourself, at Westminster, the twelfth day of March, in the ninth year of our reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the five and fortieth.
Page 236 - HEnry, by the grace of God, king of England and France, and lord of Ireland, to all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting.
Page 542 - The Mayor, Commonalty, and Citizens of the City of London, Governors of the Possessions, Revenues, and Goods, of the Hospitals of Edward VI. King of England.
Page 384 - Our said county, as well within liberties as without, according to the force, form, and effect of the same, and to chastise and punish all persons that offend against the form of those ordinances or statutes, or any one of them, in the aforesaid county, as it ought to be done according to the form of those ordinances and statutes...
Page 380 - England j and that in the finest wise, with the best, cleanest, and strongest glasse of beyond the Sea that may be had in England, and of the finest colours of blew, yellow, red, purpure, sanguine and violet, and of all other colours that shall be most necessary, and best to make rich and embellish the matters, Images, and stories that shall be delivered and appointed by the said Executors by patterns in paper, afterwards to be newly traced and pictured by another Painter in rich colour at the charges...
Page 418 - Contrary in any wise notwithstanding although express mention of the true yearly value or certainty of the premises or any of them or of any other gifts or grants by Us or by any of Our progenitors or predecessors heretofore made to the said...
Page 83 - We have granted also, and given to all the freemen of our realm, for us and our Heirs for ever, these liberties underwritten, to have and to hold to them and their Heirs, of us and our Heirs for ever.
Page 429 - Behold this excellent Prince, the express image of his noble father, the genuine descendant of the house of York ; bearing no less in the virtues of his mind, than in the features of his countenance, the character of the gallant Richard, once your hero and favourite ; he alone is entitled to your allegiance ; he must deliver you from the dominion of all intruders ; he alone can restore the lost honour and glory of the nation.
Page 484 - ... were eleven women. The Cardinal having sharply rebuked the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty for their negligence, told the prisoners that, for their offences against the laws of the realm, and against his Majesty's Crown and dignity, they had deserved death : upon which they all set up a piteous cry of " Mercy, gracious Lord ! mercy...
Page 526 - VIII., which described the streets to " be very foul and full of pits and sloughs, very perilous and noyous, as well for all the king's subjects on horseback as on foot with carriages.

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