Surrey: Highways, Byways and Waterways (Google eBook)

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Bliss, Sands, & Foster, 1895 - Surrey (England) - 251 pages
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Page 138 - ... justify their proceedings. But the bloodhounds having thus fallen on the scent, were not to be turned aside by delicacies. Could they procure another copy the business would be effected and effected it was. Carteret Webbe set his tools to work, for even hangmen have deputies. There was one Kidgell, a dainty priggish parson, much in vogue among the old ladies for his gossiping and quaint sermons, and chaplain to the Scotch Earl of March.
Page 96 - ... Pennicuik of that Ilk have doubtless reference to this tenure ; and the crest and one of the two mottoes of the Clerks of Penicuik seem to have been adopted for the same reason. In 1672-76, 'John Clerk of Pennicook ' matriculated his arms in the Lyon Register as ' Or, a fess chickie azur and argent betwixt two crescents in chief gules and a Boar's head couped in Base sable : above the shield ane helmet befitting his degree, mantled gules doubled argent Next is placed for his crest issuing out...
Page 39 - ... in some grounds near the Wallington Brewery. Lysons' " Environs of London " gives the following account of this old chapel : " In a field near the road is an ancient chapel, built of flint and stone. It has been new roofed, and is now used as a cart-house and stable ; the stone-work of the windows is entire ; the east window has been stopped up, on each side of which is a niche of rich Gothic architecture ; and in the south-east corner is a third for the holy water. The present proprietor...
Page 64 - Whether this is true or not it is impossible to say, but the fact remains that the Handforth register contains no entry of his burial.
Page 188 - Borough, [Surrey] sa. on a mount vert, a castle with two towers, embattled ; on each tower a spire, surmounted with a ball ; from the battlements belw.
Page 92 - Hoskins viz., party per pale (gules and azure), a chevron engrailed (or) between three lions rampant (argent...
Page 104 - Clayton ; impaling paly of six or and gules on a canton argent, a bear rampant, sable, for Trott; Martha, the wife of Sir Robert Clayton, being the daughter of Mr.
Page 108 - ... of the said 8 great horse oon of the best the iiird day after died. And the rest are in so evil plite and lykyng and were never since otherwise liable to serve in the carte to his great hindrance and undoing.

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