Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of the County of Norfolk (Google eBook)

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Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, 1864 - Norfolk (England)
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Page 227 - Tallagio non concedendo," that no tallage or aid shall be laid or levied by the King or his heirs in this realm, without the goodwill and assent of the Archbishops, Bishops, Earls, Barons, Knights, Burgesses, and other the freemen of the...
Page 157 - I was led to the conclusion that the blue and slate-coloured vessels met with here in such abundance, were coloured by suffocating the fire of the kiln, at the time when its contents had acquired a degree of heat sufficient to insure uniformity of colour.
Page 37 - Another while, the Sheriff Toftes and Alderman Linsey, attended with many zealous followers, came into my chapel to look for superstitious pictures and relics of idolatry; and sent for me, to let me know they found those windows full of images, which were very offensive, and must be demolished. I told them they were the pictures of some ancient and worthy bishops, as St. Ambrose, Austin, &c.
Page 158 - The clay was previously mixed with about one-third of rye in the chaff, which being consumed by the fire, left cavities in the room of the grains. This might have been intended to modify expansion and contraction, as well as to assist the gradual distribution of the colouring vapour. The mouth of the furnace and top of the kiln were no doubt stopped: thus we find every part of the kiln, from the inside wall to the earth on the outside, and every part of the clay wrappers of the dome, penetrated with...
Page 85 - Hastyngs, his son, should wed a daughter lawfully begotten of the said Sir Reynold, and the said Edward would give them twain in marriage £40 yearly to them and to the heirs of their bodies begotten, and if they died •without heirs of their bodies begotten, then to return again to the heirs of the said Edward, and yet more jointure if they would intreat him in gentle and fair manner.
Page 37 - ... (Townsend, as I perceived afterwards) would take upon him to defend that every diocesan bishop was pope. I answered him with some scorn; and obtained leave that I might, with the least loss and defacing of the windows, give order for taking off that offence ; which I did by causing the heads of those pictures to be taken off, since I knew the bodies could not offend.
Page 296 - ... (Scrope's chapel in York Cathedral) " twenty-four poor men, clothed in white gowns and hoods, each of them having a new set of wooden beads, walking before it ; and I will that these poor men stand, sit, or kneel, in the aisle before the entrance to that chapel, saying their prayers, as well at the 3 Introd. p. cex. * Column's Brasses, i. pi. xxii. p. 19. 5 Manual of Brasses, Introd. p. exxvi. dirige as at the mass, and that each of them receive vi'1. for their pains.
Page 23 - ... often delight to transform by the destruction of all that he supplied. In the chancel of Harpley church, near Lynn, is the indent of the brass of a priest, under a canopy. This was the monument of a member of a well-known Norfolk family, John de Gournay, who died Rector here in 1332.5 It is well known that some exceedingly curious Flemish brasses formerly existed at Lynn, besides those that are there now. One was that of Robert Attelathe, 1378, at St. Margaret's church, and as it has been engraved...
Page 158 - I submitted them to a process similar to that I have described. The clays, dug near the kilns, whitened in firing, probably from being bituminous. I also put some fragments of the blue pottery into the kiln ; they came out precisely of the same colour as the clay fired with them, which had been taken from the site of the kilns. The experiment proved to me that the colour could not be attributed to any metallic oxide, either existing in' the clay, or applied externally ; and this conclusion is confirmed...
Page 1 - ... marbles in sundry Churches of this Realm, and so consequently in this, escaping not their sacrilegious hands, were torn away, and for a small matter sold to Copper-smiths and Tinkers...

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