The History of the Borough of Liskeard and Its Vicinity

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William and Frederick G. Cash, 1856 - Liskeard (England) - 564 pages

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Page 331 - TOLERATION. 331 of their respective places,) with which we are pleased to dispense in this behalf; and for so doing, this shall be your warrant. And so we bid you farewell. Given at our Court at Whitehall, the 26th day of June, 1688, in the fourth year of our reign.
Page 138 - England and their successors to their only proper use and behoof for evermore to be holden of us, our heirs and successors as of our manor of East Greenwich, in the County of Kent, by fealty only in free and common socage...
Page 362 - In times past, the Cornish people gave themselves principally (and in a manner wholly) to the seeking of tin, and neglected husbandry ; so as the neighbours of Devon and Somerset shires hired their pastures at a rent, and stored them with their own cattle. As for tillage, it came far short of feeding the inhabitants...
Page 83 - I have engaged unto you the word of a king, that you, joining with me in that blessed work, I shall give both to you and your army such eminent marks of my confidence and value, as shall not leave a room for the least distrust...
Page 100 - is one of the most extraordinary and instructive narratives in the world, which no reader of competent judgment can peruse without revering the virtue of the writer...
Page 78 - Bodmyn, when we had a view of two troops of their horse ; to whom we sent some of ours, which chased them out of the field, while our foot marched after the horse ; but night coming on, we could march no further than Boconnock Park, where (upon my Lord Mohun's kind motion) we quartered all our army that night, by good fires under the hedges. The next morning (being this day) we marched forth, and about noon came in full view of the enemy's army upon a fair heath between Boconnock and Braddock Church.
Page 537 - Hugh, and others our liegemen have, in the first place, granted to God, and by this our present charter confirmed, for us and our heirs for ever: 1.
Page 178 - Bank with the accountant-general of this court, and that the same when so paid should be laid out in the purchase of Bank 3 per cent, annuities in the name and with the privity of the said accountant-general in trust in this cause, subject to the further order of the court.
Page 82 - Essex, I have been very willing to believe, that whenever there should be such a conjuncture as to put it in your power to effect that happy settlement of this miserable kingdom which all good men desire, you would lay hold of it. That season is now before you : you have it at this time in your power to redeem your country and the crown, and to oblige your king in the highest degree ; an action certainly of the greatest piety, prudence, and honour that may be; such an opportunity as perhaps no subject...
Page 534 - United the deepest human sympathies With wide and philosophic views of government and mankind, And pursued the noblest political and social objects, Above party spirit and without an enemy.

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