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" The streets were described, in this simply -worded statute, as " very foul, and full of pits and sloughs, so as to be mighty perillous and noyous, as well for all the king's subjects on horseback, as on foot with carriages  "
The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 113
1839
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1827
...improvement of the city, was passed in 1540, temp. Hen. VIII., which described the streets to " be very foul and full of pits and sloughs, very perilous...subjects on horseback as on foot with carriages." The streets first paved, under the statute, were Aldgate High-street, Shoe-lane, Fetter-lane, Gray's-Inn-lane,...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and ..., Volume 1; Volume 15

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Antiques & Collectibles - 1827
...improvement of the city, was passed in l540, temp. Hen. VIII., which described the streets to " be very foul and full of pits and sloughs, very perilous...subjects on horseback as on foot with carriages." The streets first paved, under the statute, were Aldgate High-street, Shoe-lane, Fetter-lane, Gray's-Inn-lane,...
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THE RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW, AND HISTORICAL AND ANTIQUARIAN MAGAZINE

HENRY SOUTHERN, ESQ. M.A - 1827
...improvement of the city, was passed in 1540, temp. Hen. VIII., which described the streets to " be very foul and full of pits and sloughs, very perilous...subjects on horseback as on foot with carriages." The streets first paved, under the statute, were Aldgate High-street, Shoe-lane, Fetter-lane, Gray's-Inn-lane,...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Books - 1827
...which described the streets to " be very foul and full of pits and sloughs, very perilous and noypus, as well for all the king's subjects on horseback as on foot with carriages." The streets first paved, under the statute, were Aldgate High-street, Shoe-lane, FettiT-l;i'n>, Gray's-Inn-lane,...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful ..., Volume 14

Society for the Difussion of Useful Knowledge - 1839
...description of the whole. We may however easily picture to ourselves what London must have been even in the first half of the sixteenth century, when the...the king's subjects on horseback as on foot, with carriages.1 If to the formidable inconveniences to which passengers and traffic were subjected, we...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 7

William Scott, Francis Garden, James Bowling Mozley - Christianity - 1844
...streets of London, in the act for improving and paving the city, passed in 1532, — that they were " very perilous and noyous, as well for all the king's...subjects on horseback as on foot, with carriages," — was not less applicable to roads in general. By the act 2 and 3 Philip and Mary, c. 8, it was enacted...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 7

William Scott, Francis Garden, James Bowling Mozley - Christianity - 1844
...streets of London, in the act for improving and paving the city, passed in 1532,—that they were " very perilous and noyous, as well for all the king's subjects on horseback as on foot, with carriages,"-—was not less applicable to roads in general. By the act 2 and 3 Philip and Mary, c....
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1844
...act for improving and paving the city, passed in 1532, — that they were " very perilous and noyons, as well for all the king's subjects on horseback as on foot, with carriages," — was not less applicable to roads in general. By the act 2 and S Philip and Mary, c. 8, it was enacted...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The Sunday school ...

1871
...We read that " the streets were very foul, and full of pits and ditches, very noisome, and perilous, as well for all the king's subjects on horseback as on foot." There has been a great improvement since those days, but we are sure that cholera, small-pox, and other...
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Westminster: memorials of the city, Saint Peter's college, the parish ...

Mackenzie Edward C. Walcott - 1851
...graphic language of an Act passed in 1532, which describes the thoroughfares as " very foul, and Ml of pits and sloughs, very perilous and noyous as well...subjects, on horseback as on foot, with carriages." The antiquary and the poet may regret that in Westminster have long disappeared the ancient houses,...
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