The Idyllic Avon: Being a Simple Description of the Avon from Tewkesbury to Above Stratford-on-Avon (Google eBook)

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Page 248 - Good frend for Jesus sake forbeare, To digg the dust encloased heare: Bleste be ye man yt spares thes stones. And curst be he yt moves my bones.
Page 206 - Piping Pebworth, Dancing Marston, Haunted Hillborough, Hungry Grafton, Dodging Exhall, Papist Wixford, Beggarly Broom, and Drunken Bidford.
Page 25 - Novemb. in the 31 year of the Reign of our most dread Sovereign Lord Henry the Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of England, and of France, Defender of the Faith, Lord of Ireland, and in Earth immediately under Christ Supreme Head of the Church of England...
Page 248 - Olympus habet. Stay passenger, why goest thou by so fast ? Read, if thou canst, whom envious death hath plast Within this monument; Shakespeare with whome Quick nature dide; whose name doth deck ys tombe Far more than cost; sith all yt he hath writt Leaves living art but page to serve his witt. Obiit ano. doi 1616 .ittatis 53 Die 23 Ap.
Page 24 - LIFT up your heads, О ye gates; And be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors. And the King of glory shall come in.
Page 128 - ... appearance of having been copied from one of earlier fabrication. A second seal is oval, and contains two figures, the Virgin, presenting a crosier to an Ecclesiastic, probably Ecgwyn ; above appear the sun and moon ; circumscription almost gone. A third bears the...
Page 23 - Kyng, thou seest well in this case, Sir Robert Fitz-Hayme, thi fader's name was ; As fayre a name he shall have, as you may see, Sir Robert le Rtz-Roy, shal his name be ; Damoseill...
Page 26 - ... lodgings; the new hall; the old parlour adjoining the Abbot's lodging; the cellarer's lodging; the poulter house, the gardner, the almary, and all the other houses and lodgings not reserved.
Page 110 - ... In it are some monuments to the Dingley family, to whom formerly the manor belonged. One is really deserving notice. It is to the memory of Francis Dingley, Esq., who died in 1624, aged 74. The inscription on it says, "He happily matched with Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Brigge, Esq., and Mary Hoby his wife, by whom he had issue eleven sons and eight daughters, and with whom having spent the space of fifty years in comfortable wedlock, he died in peace, leaving behind him the precious memory,...
Page 110 - Bracey alias Brace and Magdalen Hoby his wife, by whom he had issue eleven sons and eight daughters, and with whom having spent the space of fifty years in comfortable wedlock, he died in peace, leaving behind him the pretious memory of a zealous patriot, a worthy justiciar, a true friend of true religion, and a great example of valour and wisdom. " Elizabeth his late consort hath consecrated this mean monument of her love and his merits, obit 27 Octb.

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