The Antient Kalendars and Inventories of the Treasury of His Majesty's Exchequer: Bishop Stapleton's calendar. Memoranda of the Treasury, 19 Ed. III - 50 Ed. III. Records relating to the robbery at the Treasury, 31 Ed. I

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G. Eyre and A. Spottiswoode, 1836 - Finance, Public

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Page xiv - Then Darius the king made a decree, and search was made in the house of the rolls, where the treasures were laid up in Babylon.
Page xiv - Now therefore, if it seem good to the king, let there be search made in the king's treasure house, which is there at Babylon whether it be so, that a decree was made of Cyrus the king to build this house of GOD at Jerusalem, and let the king send his pleasure to us concerning this matter.
Page lxv - This record has been printed by the Record Commission. In 35 Edward I. (AD 1306-7), Adam Kirkeby or Kirby, then Treasurer, and his fellows, made inquiry, according to the ancient custom, by inquests or verdicts of juries, concerning the tenures in capite throughout several of the shires of England, and the result of these verdicts or inquests was a volume which, in some respects, is analogous to ' Domesday,' inasmuch as it comprehends all the immediate military tenants of the crown.
Page cxliv - Thirdly, I do refer you to the original will, surmised to be " signed with the King's own hand, that thereby it may most " clearly and evidently appear, by some differences, how the " same was not signed with the King's hand, but stamped as " aforesaid. And albeit it is used both as an argument and...
Page cxliv - ... pressed to put his hand to the will written, he refused to do it. And it seemed God would not suffer him to proceed in an act so injurious and prejudicial to the right heir of the crown, being his niece. Then his death approaching, some as well known to you as to me, caused William Clarke, sometimes servant to Thomas Henneage, to sign the supposed will with a stamp, (for otherwise signed it was never...
Page lxiv - Domesday," the Treasury possesses an abridgment forming a very beautiful volume, apparently compiled early in the reign of Edward I. The handwriting is a fine specimen of caligraphy ; the capitals are illuminated ; in the margins of some of the pages are circles of gold, containing heads or halflengths, representing the chief tenants whose lands are therein described. Prefixed are leaves of vellum, with six illuminations or pictures of incidents from the legend of Edward the Confessor. These are...
Page lxxii - VIII. general musters of all the "fencible men" were made at different intervals in the several counties, by virtue of commissions under the great seal: and the forces thus called out were assessed to arms according to their substance or property: from the cottager who could only provide a staff and sling, up to the Esquire, who was charged, in more senses than one, with all the panoply of chivalry.
Page cxliv - Paget, published in the parliament in queen Mary's time, for the restitution of the duke of Norfolk. Next, I pray you, on my sovereign's behalf, that the depositions may be taken in this matter of the marquess of Winchester, lord treasurer of England ; the marquess of Northampton, the earl of Pembroke...
Page lxxxvii - Drawings in outline, apparently coeval with the kalendars ; viz. the Eagle, the emblem of St. John; the Bull, the emblem of St. Luke; an Angel, the emblem of St. Matthew; and a winged Lion the emblem of St. Mark, accompanied by verses from the several gospels. It is possible, that these representations and verses were used for the purpose of administering an oath, as upon the gospels. In the cabinet of M. Baudot at Dijon I saw, in 1815, a volume, if it can be so called, consisting of four wooden...

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