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" My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep and my mother milked thirty kine... "
The cabinet portrait gallery of British worthies.. - Page 131
by C. Cox (publisher.) - 1845
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The Cottager's monthly visitor

Music - 1842
...specimen of the manners and customs of that age, which may be interesting to many of our readers. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pounds by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for an...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of ..., Volume 2; Volume 11

Charles Knight - Biography & Autobiography - 1842
...close of the fifteenth century, as the following extract will show : — " My father (says Latimer) was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hcjeupon he tilled so much land as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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The farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs

Cuthbert William Johnson - Technology & Engineering - 1842
...exceed 100 acres. " My father," says Latimer, " was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; he had only a farm of three or four pounds by the year, at the utmost ; and hereupon he tilled as much as kept half a dozen men. He had a walk for 100 sheep ; and...
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The Forest of Arden: A Tale of the English Reformation

William Gresley - Reformation - 1843 - 269 pages
...would have wished to conceal their lowly birth. "My father," said he, in one of his sermons at court, " was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own : only he had a farm of three or four pounds by year at the uttermost ; and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for an...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...farmer in his time, tells us that his father, who was a yeoman, had no land of his own, but only " consistency, the approach of every insect or rept utmost ; and hereupon be tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had a walk for an hundred sheep...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 9

Religion - 1843
...exceed 100 acres. ' My father,' says Latimer, ' was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; he had only a farm of three or four pounds by the year, at the utmost ; and hereupon lie tilled as much as kept a half a dozen men. He " Coke's Littleton, I. 58....
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Sketches of the Reformation and Elizabethan Age: Taken from the Contemporary ...

John Oliver Willyams Haweis - England - 1844 - 323 pages
...whereas have been a great many householders and inhabitants there is now but a shepherd and his dog. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pounds by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for an...
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Cyclopædia of English literature

Robert Chambers - 1844
...sermons will give an idea of his style and peculiar ' manner: — [A Yeoman of Henry >'//'< i/rnc.] r the si £3 or £-1 by year at the i uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much a« kept I half a dozen men....
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter

1846
...preached by Latimer, before Edward VI., March 8th, 1549, he gives this account of his family : — " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own...the year at the uttermost ; and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep, and my mother milked thirty kine....
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The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw ...

Popular encyclopedia - 1846
...case of bishop I.atimer's father. " Sly father," says Hugh Latimer, " was a yeoman, and liad no land of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pounds by the year at the utmost ; and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had a walk for a hundred sheep...
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