History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk, and the Towns Near Its Borders

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author, 1844 - Suffolk (England) - 756 pages
 

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Page 674 - I would prepare myself for no man in England but Lord Thurlow. When I am to meet with him, I should wish to know a day before.
Page 610 - Austin or Guy earl of Warwick, ludicrous or legendary, religious or romantic, a history or an allegory, he writes with facility. His transitions were rapid from works of the most serious and laborious kind to sallies of levity and pieces of popular entertainment. His muse was of universal...
Page 616 - Providence for his sins, he made in the hour of danger a solemn vow to amend his life; in pursuance of which, as soon as he had landed, he repaired to Bury to perform his devotions at the shrine of St. Edmund. Soon after the treaty...
Page 609 - Edmundes naylles, S. Thomas of Canterbury penneknyff and his bootes, and divers skulles for the hedache; peces of the holie crosse able to make a hole crosse of; other reliques for rayne and certain other superstitiouse usages, for avoyding of wedes growing in corne, with suche other.
Page 619 - In 1440, a parliament was held here, at which that monarch presided in person. This parliament was convened under the influence of Cardinal de Beaufort, the inveterate enemy of Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester, the king's •uncle, and the popular and beloved regent of England ; and there is but too much reason to believe, that the real purpose of this meeting was, to afford an opportunity for his destruction. Hume observes, that it assembled, not at London, which was supposed to Ъе too well affected...
Page 28 - An Act for carrying into effect the reports of the ' Commissioners appointed to consider the state of the ' Established Church in England and Wales, with ' reference to Ecclesiastical Duties and Revenues, so ' far as they relate to Episcopal Dioceses, Revenues,
Page 203 - Esq., one of the Masters of the Court of Requests, and Surveyor of the Court of Wards and Liveries in the reign of Elizabeth, and the founder of the almshouses here.
Page 361 - Hall shared the same fate. In 1715, the jail was absorbed, and in 1729, the farthest bounds of St. Peter's church-yard were washed away. In December, 1740, the wind blowing very hard from the north-east, and continuing for several days, occasioned terrible devastations. Great part of the cliff was carried away by the violence of the waves, which destroyed the last remains of the churchyard of St.
Page 596 - Near us, drowned under the mist, seven thousand men were sleeping, and, farther to the right, General Chaffee's five thousand were lying under the bushes along the trails to El Caney, waiting to march on it and eat it up before breakfast.
Page 608 - ... pounds in ready money, and three thousand florins, They also carried away three charters of Canute, four of Hardicanute, one of Edward the Confessor, two of Henry I. three of Henry III. twelve papal bulls, with several deeds, written obligations- and acknowledgments for money due to the convent. Great part of the monastery was reduced to ashes, and many of the manors and granges belonging to it in Bury and its vicinity, shared the same fate. The abbot being at this time in London, the rioters...

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