Gleanings Among the Castles and Convents of Norfolk

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C. Muskett, 1857 - Castles - 349 pages
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Page 67 - In the name of God amen. The 1 st day of September in the 36th year of the reign of our sovereign lord Henry VIII by the grace of God King of England, France and Ireland, defender of the faith and of the church of England and also of Ireland, in earth the supreme head, and in the year of our Lord God 1544.
Page 19 - Jockey of Norfolk, be not too bold, For Dickon thy master is bought and sold.
Page 166 - I asked how many years it might be since that little house was brought thither : he answered, Some centuries. " But the walls," I remarked, " do not bear any signs of age." He did not dispute the matter. " Nor even the wooden posts : " he allowed that they had been recently put up, and indeed they spoke for themselves. " Then," I said, " the roof and thatch appear to be new.
Page 136 - Norwich at the shire (the county court), because it was noised in the shire that the under-sheriff had a writ to make a new election, wherefore the people was grieved because they had laboured so often, saying to the sheriff that he had the writ, and plainly he should not away unto the time the writ were read. The sheriff answered and said that he had no writ, nor wist who had it: hereupon the people peaced (became peaceable), and stilled unto the time the shire was done, and after that done, the...
Page 166 - Yes." Then, observing the size of the joint, which might have been that of a giant, I remarked, " Peter must have been a man of very large size.'' At this one of my companions burst into a laugh, which I certainly took ill, for if he had been quiet the attendant would have shown us all the relics.
Page 341 - ... to have with them both men and women, that can well sing wanton songs, and some other pilgrims will have with them bagpipes, so that every town that they come through, what with the noise of their singing. and with the sound of their piping, and with the jangling of their Canterbury bells, and with the barking out of dogs after them, they make more noise than if the king came there away with all his clarions, and many other minstrels.
Page 169 - Walsyngham, sith the same was brought from thence to London ; and upon the trial thereof by my examination from one person to another, to the number of six persons, and at last came to her that she was the reporter thereof and to be the very author of the same, as far forth os my con»ci,ewcf.
Page 32 - Mortimer had been buried eight-and-twenty years previously, for the place of her interment ; and, carrying her characteristic hypocrisy even to the grave, she was buried with the heart of her murdered husband on her breast.
Page 270 - Whitsuntide, where the coming down of the Holy Ghost was set forth by a white pigeon that was let to fly out of a hole that is yet to be seen in the midst of the roof of the great aisle, and by a long censer which, descending out of the same place almost to the very ground, was...
Page 270 - I, myself, being a child, was once in Paule's Church at London, at a |feast at Whitsontide, wheare the comyng down of the Holy Ghost was set forth by a white pigeon that was let to fly out of a hole that is yet to be seen in the midst of the roof of the great...

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