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abbess acres aforesaid altar ancient Anno appears archbishop of York arches arms Beningholme Beverley bishop buried Burton Burton Constable called Cartulary celts chancel chantry chapel chaplets Christ christian church of Swine Cistercian cliff Constable convent of Swine cross D'ns daughter Durham east Ebor Eedem England feast gave giving his Soul Grange grant Henry Hist Holderness John de Sutton John Melton John of Beverley Kilnsea king knight lord Darcy lord of Swine manor married Mary Meaux Melsa monasteries monks monuments Norman Norman conquest nuns oxgangs oxgangs of land parish church parish of Swine persons pounds present prioress and convent prioress of Swine priory of Swine probable reign Robert de Hilton Roman Saxon shew Sir John Constable Sir Robert Hilton Skerley Skirlaw south side Spurn Point stone successors Sutton Swyne Thomas Tythes various vicar wall Walter Skirlaw wife William Winestead Yorkshire
Page 24 - introduced. Come pensive Nun, devout and pure, Sober, stedfast and demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of Cyprus lawn, Over thy decent shoulders drawn. Come,
Page 84 - That a great part of the superstition and errors in the Christian religion hath been brought into the minds and estimations of men, by reason of the ignorance of their very true and perfect salvation through the death of Jesus Christ, and by devising and fantasying vain opinions of purgatory and masses satisfactory, to be done for them
Page 130 - paper, by the space of more than these ten years, and yet he hath store enough for as many years to come. Our posterity may well curse this wicked fact of our age, this unreasonable spoil of England's most noble antiquities."*
Page 130 - purchased those superstitious mansions, the monasteries, " reserved of those library books, some to serve their jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots; some they sold to the grocers, and soap sellers, and some they sent over sea, to the book-binders, not in small numbers, but at times, whole
Page 84 - fantasying vain opinions of purgatory and masses satisfactory, to be done for them which be departed; the which doctrine and vain opinion by nothing more is maintained and upholden than by the abuse of trentals, chantries, and other provisions made for the continuance of
Page 24 - keep thy wonted state, With, even step and musing gait, And looks commercing with the skies, Thy wrapt soul sitting in thine eyes.
Page 130 - jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots; some they sold to the grocers, and soap sellers, and some they sent over sea, to the book-binders, not in small numbers, but at times, whole ships full: Yea, the
Page 137 - This is good stuff for wise men to " laugh at, or honest men to take pleasure at! " Yet I know, when God's Bible was banished