Introduction to the Original Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, Intituled the Beauties of England and Wales: Comprising Observations on the History and Antiquities ... Together with Remarks on the Progress of ... Architecture in Succeeding Ages (Google eBook)

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J. Harris [and 11 others], 1818 - Architecture - 676 pages
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Page 538 - British topography : or an historical account of what has been done for illustrating the topographical antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland.
Page 577 - Regales; or, THE HISTORY, LAWS, AND PLACES OF THE CHIEF MINES AND MINERAL WORKS in England, Wales, and the English Pale in Ireland. As also OF THE MINT AND MONEY. With a Clavis Explaining some difficult Words relating to Mines, etc.
Page 567 - The Antiquarian Itinerary; comprising Specimens of Architecture, Monastic, Castellated, and Domestic; with other Vestiges of Antiquity in Great Britain ; accompanied by Descriptions.
Page 543 - Nova : or A New Survey of Great Britain ; wherein to the Topographical Account given by Mr. Cambden, and the late Editors of his Britannia, is added a more large History, not only of the Cities, Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes mentioned by them, but also of many other Places of Note, and Antiquities since discovered. Collected and composed by an impartial Hand*.
Page 565 - Notitia Monastica : or, An Account of all the Abbies, Priories, and Houses of Friers, formerly in England and Wales ; and also of all the Colleges and Hospitals founded before AD MDXL.
Page 543 - Firma Burgi: or, an historical essay concerning the cities, towns and boroughs of England, taken from records.
Page 463 - Treatise on the Ecclesiastical Architecture of England during the Middle Ages.
Page 317 - This introduction however of the feudal tenures into England, by king William, does not seem to have been effected immediately after the conquest, nor by the mere arbitrary will and power of the conqueror; but to have been gradually established by the Norman barons, and others, in such forfeited lands as they received from the gift of the conqueror, and afterwards universally consented to by the great council of the nation long after his title was established.
Page 554 - Index to Records called the Originalia and Memoranda, on the Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer's Side of the Exchequer; extracted from the Records and from the MSS. of Mr. Tayleure, Mr. Madox, and Mr. Chapman, formerly Officers in that Office...
Page 619 - Simonburn, and for providing Parish Churches, Churchyards, and Parsonage Houses for the same, and for restraining the Commissioners and Governors of the Royal Hospital for Seamen at Greenwich in the County of Kent, from presenting to the Rectory of Simonburn, or the said new Rectories, any other Persons than Chaplains in the Royal Navy...

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