the post office directory of northamptonshire, huntingdonshire, bedfordshire, buckinghamshire, berkshire, and oxfordshire

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Page 238 - MEMOIRS OF SAMUEL PEPYS, ESQ., FRS Secretary to the Admiralty in the Reigns of Charles II. and James II.; comprising his Diary from 1659 to 1669, deciphered by the Rev.
Page 54 - The register dates from the year 1538. The living is a rectory, net yearly value 103, including 68 acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of Mrs.
Page 134 - The living is a vicarage in the gift of the Bishop of London.
Page 81 - ... and good-humoured quiz upon Erskine, which, though satirical, is much too harmlessly witty to have offended the ex-Chancellor. There was no date attached to it, but it was evidently written after that nobleman resigned the seals, and previously to May, 1812, as Mr. Perceval, who is mentioned in it, was assassinated in the lobby of the House of Commons on the llth of that month. THE EAGLE AND THE WREN, on, THOMAS AND RICHARD. (Erskine.') (Sheridan.) A PASTORAL DIALOGUE. RB SHERIDAN. Where Oatlands...
Page 309 - It is supposed that all the baronial castles in the county of any note, with the exception of that at Bedford, had been destroyed in the reign of King John, and it is perhaps owing to this that we read of so few occurrences in Bedfordshire during the War of the Roses.
Page 60 - For making a railway from the Northampton and Peterborough Branch of the London and North- Western Railway to the town of Baubury, to be called 'The Northampton and Banbury Railway ;
Page 261 - Bateon, esq., are lords of the manor and principal landowners. The soil is clay ; subsoil, chalk.
Page 51 - DI., is lord of the manor and sole landowner. The soil is clay and sand ; subsoil, clay.
Page 82 - This basilica was built upon the model of the church of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem, and as it was the first church of any size that had been erected in those regions for centuries past, it excited extraordinary interest among the Franks and Gauls. In many of its features it greatly resembles the beautiful church of San Vitale, at Ravenna...
Page 240 - Tharp, esq., is lord of the manor and the principal landowner. The soil is various.

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