Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, Volumes 3-4 (Google eBook)

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Society at the Museum in the Castle., 1865 - Essex (England)
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Page 65 - I bequeathe my soul to God, to our Lady Saint Mary, and to all the holy company of heaven...
Page 222 - Realm after one sort and fashion ; that is to say, unleavened, and round, as it was afore, but without all >/ manner of print, and something more larger and thicker '' than it was, so that it may be aptly divided in divers pieces ; and every one shall be divided in two pieces at the least, or more, by the discretion of the Minister, and so distributed.
Page 200 - ... and at others, the said buckles on each side a cage, being an emblem of the captivity of the said King of France, and was therefore borne for a crest, as in those times was customary. The buckles, &c. were likewise used by his descendants as in their great seals, as is evident from several of them appendant to old deeds.
Page 199 - Belshazzar celebrated his drunken feast ia the sanctified vessels of the Temple. It was a sorry house, and not worth the naming, which had not somewhat of this furniture in it, though it were only a fair large cushion made of...
Page 250 - ... were made for the nonce, they were called Nenia or apophoreta, and never contained above one verse, or two at the most, but the shorter the better, we call them Posies, and do paint them now a dayes upon the backe sides of our fruite trenchers of wood, or use them as devises in rings and armes...
Page 123 - He eat not in private except in time of sickness : when once he became a thing cooped up, all his greatness was spoiled. Nay, the king himself used to eat in the hall, and his lords sat with him, and then he understood men.
Page 198 - Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England, with Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns, by James Dallaway, AM 4to.
Page 140 - Church in the same county,;): and the only other representation known is given in Fisher's engraving of the painting on the walls of the Chapel of the Trinity, Stratford-upon-Avon. The artistic treatment of this last example is so inferior that we should not be able to assign the groups but for the inscriptions attached to them. In Brooke Church, Norfolk, the same subject is shown by a row of figures under arches, each being swallowed by a demon ; four out of the seven only were found.
Page 199 - ... parlours were hung with altar-cloths, their tables and beds covered with copes, instead of carpets and coverlets ; and many made carousing cups of the sacred chalices, as once Belshazzar celebrated his drunken feast in the sanctified vessels of the temple.

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