The history of Norwich

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Page 140 - The Sword of the Spanish Admiral, Don Xavier Winthuysen, who died of the wounds he received in an engagement with the British fleet, under the command of Admiral Earl St. Vincent...
Page 305 - Danish workmanship, it is, notwithstanding, in the style of architecture practised by the Saxons, long before England became subject to the Danes, and it is the best exterior specimen of this kind of architecture extant.* The altitude of the promontory on which the keep of this castle is built, appears to be chiefly the work of nature, excepting what has, probably, been thrown out from the inner vallum, for it may be observed that the ground from the castle, for the best part of a mile southwards,...
Page 51 - Coke was again returned as one of the knights of the shire for the county of Norfolk, as he says in his note, without any canvassing or solicitation on his part.
Page 323 - Cambridge, until he succeeded to the peerage, on the death of his father, the third Duke, which event took place on the 14th of March, 1811.
Page 167 - It has two fairs, one on the feast of the nativity of St. John the Baptist, and the...
Page 166 - SAUNDERS'S (Sir E.) Reports of several Pleadings and Cases in the Court of King's Bench in the reign of Charles II. Edited, with Notes and References to the Pleadings and Cases, by Serjeant JOHN WILLIAMS.
Page 69 - Hadfield, who fired a pistol at the-King whilst in his box at Drury Lane Theatre. The address was presented by John Herring, Esq., Mayor, and Robert Harvey, Esq., Mayor elect, both of whom were offered the honour of Knighthood, which they declined. The county address was presented by Roger Kerrison, Esq., High Sheriff, who received the honour of Knighthood on the occasion. Addresses were also presented from Yarmouth, Lynn, and Thetford Corporations, and from the Clergy of the Diocese. Oct. 3.—...
Page 322 - Lieutenant $f the County of Norfolk, and of the City and County of the City of Norwich.
Page 272 - Blickling, iu which the latter was killed. John Ling, DD, was chosen Bishop of Norwich in 1723, and sat four years. He was a prelate esteemed for his meekness, piety, and charity, as well as for his preaching, in which he was eminent. He died in London of small-pox, October 26th, 1727, and was buried in the parish church of St. Margaret, Westminster, where a monument remains to his memory. William Baker, DD, Archdeacon of Oxford, first Bishop of Kilmoro aud Armagh, in Ireland, and afterwards of Bangor,...
Page 200 - House ; and to whom the Petition of the Mayor, Sheriffs, Citizens, and Commonalty of the City of Norwich ; and also the returns of the Calendars of the Prisoners, and of the Lists of Causes tried at the Assizes for the Counties...

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