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

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Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, 1872 - Norfolk (England)
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Page 334 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Page 338 - Formerly, when deeds were more concise than at present, it was usual to write both parts on the same piece of parchment, with some word or letters of the alphabet written between them ; through which the parchment was cut, either in a straight or indented line, in such a manner as to leave half the word on one part and half on the other. Deeds thus made were denominated...
Page 318 - October in the tenth year of the reign of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith etc, and in the year of our Lord God One thousand seven hundred and twenty three.
Page 318 - Arms, as the same are in the margin hereof more plainly depicted to be borne and used for ever hereafter by him the said...
Page 322 - A Chronicle of London, from 1089 to 1483; written in the fifteenth century, and for the first time printed from MSS. in the British Museum...
Page 70 - ... taken down, there doth yet remain altars, standing in divers other churches ; by occasion whereof much variance and contention ariseth amongst sundry of our subjects, which, if good foresight were not had, might perhaps engender great hurt and inconvenience.
Page 291 - Ancient demesne consists of those lands or manors, which, though now perhaps granted out to private subjects, were actually in the hands of the crown in the time of Edward the Confessor, or William the Conqueror; and so appear to have been by the great survey in the exchequer called domesday-book.
Page 264 - King : and that at such a place I will diligently seek for passage, and that I will tarry there but one flood and ebb, if I can have passage ; and unless I can have it in such a place, I will go every day into the sea up to my knees, assaying to pass over : and...
Page 329 - Had I but served my God, as I have served my king, He would not have forsaken me in my old age.
Page 363 - ... extending beyond the chalk face of the end of the gallery. In front of two of these hollows were laid two picks, the handle of each towards the mouth of the gallery, the tines pointing towards each other, showing, in all probability, that they had been used respectively by a right and a left-handed man. The day's work over, the men had laid down each his tool, ready for the next day's work ; meanwhile the roof had fallen in, and the picks had never been recovered.

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