An Historical Account of the Ancient Town and Port of Wisbech, in the Isle of Ely, in the County of Cambridge: And of the Circumjacent Towns and Villages, the Drainage of the Great Level of the Fens, the Origin of the Royal Franchise of the Isle of Ely &c. ...
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abbot acres aforesaid afterwards aisle alderman amongst ancient annum appointed bailiff bank Bedford level corporation belonging bishop of Ely bridge called capital burgesses castle chancel chapel Charles charter Chatteris church Colvile corporation county of Cambridge Cross daughter died ditto Doddington Domesday book drainage Dugdale earl Edward elected Emneth erected formerly granted guild Guyhirn hall Henry high fen Holy Trinity hundred inhabitants of Wisbech isle of Ely James John king land Leverington Littleport Lynn manor monastery monument Nene Norfolk north level Ouse outfall Outwell paid parish parliament Parson Drove persons Peterborough Peyton poor present rector reign rents repair Richard river river Nene Robert Saxon seig sewers shillings sluice stone Sutton thereof Thomas Thorney tithes town of Wisbech Upwell vicar Walpole Walsoken Ward waters Welney West Walton Whittlesea wife William Wisbech St Wysbyche
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Page 181 - Company, and their successors for ever, to be holden of us, our heirs and successors, as of our manor of East Greenwich, in our county of Kent, in free and common soccage, and not in capite...
Page 108 - Thou crownest the year with thy goodness ; and thy paths drop fatness. They drop upon the pastures of the wilderness : and the little hills rejoice on every side. The pastures are clothed with flocks ; the valleys also are covered over with corn ; they shout for joy, they also sing.
Page 269 - When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies in me ; when I read the epitaphs of the beautiful, every inordinate desire goes out; when I meet with the grief of parents upon a tombstone, my heart melts with compassion ; when I see the tomb of the parents themselves, I consider the vanity of grieving for those whom we must quickly follow.
Page 410 - Act passed in the seventh and eighth years of the reign of his present majesty, for improving the outfall of the river Nene, and the drainage of the lands discharging their waters into the Wisbech river, and the navigation of the said Wisbech river from the upper end of Kinderley's Cut to the sea, and for embanking the salt marshes and bare sands lying between the said cut and the sea.