The History and Description of the City of Exeter: And Its Environs, Ancient and Modern, Civil and Ecclesiastical

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P. Hedgeland, 1806 - Exeter (England) - 451 pages
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Page 155 - Penn ; any statute, act, ordinance, provision, proclamation or restraint heretofore had, made, published, ordained or provided, or any other thing, cause or matter whatsoever, to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.
Page 142 - ... nominated, That then and SO often, it shall and may be lawful for the mayor...
Page 40 - He called a parliament, where, besides the barons of his own party, and several ecclesiastics, who were not immediate tenants of the crown, he ordered returns to be made of two knights from every shire; and also deputies from the boroughs, which had been hitherto considered as too inconsiderable to have a voice in legislation. This is the first confirmed outline of an English house of commons.
Page 155 - ... or make or cause to be prosecuted or continued, any writ or summons of quo warranto, or any other...
Page 152 - Given and Granted, and by these Presents, for Us, Our Heirs and Successors, do Give and Grant to the said...
Page 322 - City for the time being, and his successors, upon th? recommendation of the Minister and Churchwardens of the Parish, for the time being;, and...
Page 189 - Laws and Liberties are so far secured to us in a free Parliament, that we shall be no more in danger of falling under Popery and Slavery.
Page 403 - Memorials of the city, and thus described by him : " They give party per saltier Azure and Gules, on the first two Shuttles, Or, on the second above a Brush, beneath a pair of Sheers Argent, etc." (1681-64.) The "Brush" is certainly the head of a teazle (vide plate 6, d.). The figure is that of a winged angel, without aureole or any distinguishing mark of a saint. The shield with its charges do not represent a proper coat of arms ; but the whole design is so similar to the...
Page 99 - And all above six shillings and eight pence, and under ten shillings, to pay one penny farthing once a year. Provided always, that if the said dweller go before the curate, and there declare, upon his faith and truth, that he may not pay his said money according to the ordinance aforesaid...
Page 149 - ... of us, our heirs, or successors, or of any other person or persons, bodies politick or corporate whatsoever, or to any other use or uses than what the same are hereby intended for and designed...

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