Ashmore, Co. Dorset: A History of the Parish with Index to the Registers, 1651 to 1820 (Google eBook)

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J. Bellows, 1890 - Ashmore, Eng. (Parish) - 136 pages
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Page 74 - ... of an axle gave Dewey a very dangerous blow, and the rest, being in the dark, were struck off their horses by a limb of an apple-tree : Hancock escaped to one Mr Nicholas, Rector of Stawell in Somersetshire. Then the doors being opened, they took the said Roger Clark, the father, and bound...
Page 75 - Which, though villanous in a peculiar manner, was however the least part of those monstrous barbarities which they exercised on this miserable family : for ' they took the two young sons, being twins, the elder named Roger and the other Richard, and laid them stark-naked in a drippingpan before the fire, with a design to roast them ; but a certain woman, whose name was Pope, came and snatched them from the violence of the fire, and carried them away in her apron. The mother was stripped of all her...
Page 39 - VENISON WARRANTS FOR THE CITY. In accordance with the ancient custom, the First Commissioner of Works recently issued warrants on the keeper of Bushey Park for the supply of twelve fat bucks to the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs and certain officers of the Corporation of London. These warrants had their origin in the early charters granted to the citizens of London, in which their " huntings " were secured to them. The first charter extant is that of King Henry I., who in no1, granted that the citizens...
Page 53 - Richard, the purchaser's son, married Elizabeth, daughter of Humphrey Leere, of Motcombe, and a settlement was made. The elder Richard seems to have died in 1723, the younger in 1725 ; Elizabeth his widow died in 1731. Richard Kerley left four daughters, coheiresses ; Ann, the wife of John Day of Fordingbridge, Ruth, of Thomas Haine of Swanage, Elizabeth, of James Flippen of Tarrant Gunville, and Hester Kerley, spinster, living in 1732 at Motcombe.
Page 74 - He was educated in the University of Oxford ; was a man of great worth, repute and piety ; and married a gentlewoman of a very good family, with whom he had a considerable fortune. When the Rebellion broke out, he adhered...
Page 87 - Gules, a boar's head erased argent". CREST: "A dexter hand holding a dagger erect proper, on the point of a boar's head couped gules".
Page 23 - The Judges were very mild, and seemed desirous of convincing us of the propriety of the law; that Jure Divino was now disclaimed, and that tithes being now claimed only by the law of the land, it was right to pay them.
Page 137 - ... John Frevill, knights, John Holt, John Malyns, William Castelakre, William Bateman, John Blankpain and John Pykeworth' and their heirs, and William Bateman released his right therein to the other grantees, and the said John Blankpain granted the said manor to William Bateman and Margaret, his wife, in tail, with remainder to the right heirs of the said Roger, and John Pikeworth, John Frevill, John Holt, Hugh and William Castelakre released their right therein to the said William and Margaret...
Page 3 - In this lonely place, till within living memory, strange sounds were made by creatures in the air called Gappergennies...
Page 75 - Lord Hopton ; for which he was plundered of all that he had, the soldiers tearing abroad the very beds and scattering the feathers out of the ticking. Which, though...

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