The Itinerary of John Leland the Antiquary ...

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printed at the Theater for the publisher., 1711 - Great Britain

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Page 62 - Church, one on each fyde, mindinge if he had lived to have made the whole Body of the Church of like Worke.
Page 89 - There be many smiths in the towne that use to make knives and all mannour of cuttinge tooles, and many loriners that make bittes,- and a great many naylors.
Page 74 - Edw. the Confessor; and it is constantly affirmed there that the Pilgrims, that brought the Ringe from beyond the Sea as a Token from St. John the Evangelist to K.
Page 59 - Gate. The Bridge that is on the cheife Arme of Severne, that runneth hard by the Towne, is of 7. great Arches of Stone. There is another a litle more West of it, that hath an Arch or 2, and serveth at a time for a Ditch or Dreane of the Meades. A litle way farther there is another Bridge, hard without the West Gate, and this Bridge hath 5. great Arches. From this Bridge there goeth a great Causey of Stone, forced up through the lowe Meadowes of...
Page 59 - Tymbre, and large, and strongly defended with Walles, where it is not well fortified with the deepe Streame of Severne Water. In the Wall be 4. Gates by East, West, North and South, and...
Page 89 - Warwikeshire, is one street going up alonge, almost from the left ripe of the brooke, up a meane hill, by the length of a quarter of a mile.
Page 77 - Way out ot the Towne into Walles. This Bridge standeth on the West Syde of the Towne, and hath at the one End of it a great Gate to enter by into the Towne, and at the other End towardes Wales a mighty stronge Towre to prohibit Enimies to enter into the Bridge.
Page 55 - The market sted is feyre and large. There be divers praty streets in the towne. The market is very celebrate. In the towne is no hospitall, or other famous foundation, but the late abbey.
Page 17 - Strateforde, having never wife nor childern convertid a great peace of his substance in good workes in Stratford, first making a sumptuus new bridge and large of stone, wher in the midle be a vi. great arches for the maine streame of Avon, and at eche ende certen smaul arches to bere the causey, and so to passe commodiusly at such tymes as the ryver risith.
Page 70 - Whereupon after he fell into eftimation, and had given to him i ocol. landes by the yeare for maintenance of him and his wife, and their heirs, among which landes he had Ludlowe for one part. This Lenthall was victorious at the battaile of Agincourt, and tooke many prifoners there, by which prey he beganne the new building of Hampton-court, and brought from an hill a fpring of water, and made a little poole within the toppe of this houfe.

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