History of Witney: With Notices of the Neighbouring Parishes and Hamlets, Cogges, Crawley, Curbridge, Ducklington, Hailey, Minster Lovel, and Stanton Harcourt (Google eBook)

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Smith, 1852 - Witney (England) - 107 pages
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Page xxx - day of September, in the tenth year of the reign of our sovereign lady Anne, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, queen, defender of the faith &c.,
Page 90 - under ground, in which was the entire skeleton of a man as having been sitting at a table, which was before him, with a book, paper, pen &c. In another part of the room lay a cap, all much mouldered and decayed, which the family and others judged
Page xxiii - Witney, in the county of Oxon, or within twenty miles thereof aforesaid, and their successors, that they and their successors for ever shall and may have one honest and discreet person to be clerk of the said company, and we have assigned, nominated, constituted, and appointed, and by these presents, for us our
Page xx - company shall and may be elected by the master, assistants and wardens of the said company for the time being, or the major part of them, whereof the master to be one, on two days' notice in court assembled, and to continue during life. And we have made, ordained, nominated, constituted, and appointed, and by these presents,
Page 14 - centuries after the fact) when Adam de Orleton, Bishop of Winton, visited his cathedral priory of St Swithun in that city, a minstrel named Herbert was introduced, who sung the tale of Queen Emma delivered from the ploughshares, in the hall of the prior, Alex, de
Page xxiii - may be lawful to and for the Master, Assistants, and Wardens of the said company for the time being, or the major part of them, whereof the master to be one, on two days' notice, in court assembled, to elect yearly, on the Monday before the first
Page xxii - company shall and may be elected by the master, assistants and wardens of the said company for the time being, or the major part of them, whereof the master to be one, on two days' notice in court assembled, and to continue during life. And we have made, ordained, nominated, constituted, and appointed, and by these presents, for us our
Page xxxii - &c. and that you will serve them honestly and justly, without favour or affection in racking and drying of all such goods as shall be delivered to you from the hall of the said company : and that you will deliver back the same goods to the said hall dryed in a workmanlike and decent manner, according to the best of your skill and knowledge. So help you God.
Page 22 - of £ . . . , surrendered into the hands of the lord of the said manor, by the hands and acceptance of his said deputy steward,
Page 58 - and by a long censer, which descending out of the same place almost to the very ground, was swinged up and down at such a length, that it reached with

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Archive CD Books Ltd History & Topography
A History of Witney, ja Giles(Reference #0558). A very comprehensive history of Witney. Book kindly loaned by the Oxfordshire Record Office ...
www.rod-neep.co.uk/ acatalog/ oxf-history.html

Three Oxford Architects
Wilkinson retained an interest in his native town, contributing a drawing to ja Giles’ History of Witney (1852) and two photographs to wj Monk’s History of ...
www.oahs.org.uk/ oxo/ vol%2035/ Saint.doc

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