Magna Britannia;: Being a Concise Topographical Account of the Several Counties of Great Britain, Volume 2, Part 1

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T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1808 - Buckinghamshire (England)

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Page 194 - February, the high and mighty Prince James, by the grace of God, King of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Page 180 - AD 1350 to about 1550 (from the middle of the reign of Edward III. to the reign of Edward VI.). V. Modern English, from AD 1550 to the present day.* * The...
Page 148 - And twenty and two years a married wife, (And ten years a widow, and then she left Hi is life'" " This was Elinor Bowman, commonly called the widow Bowman, who died August 17th, and was buried decently in St. Edward's church-yard, Aug. 18 ; her age 112 years.
Page 206 - ... his other estates, subject to a perpetual annuity to Mary Wollascot and her heirs, to charitable uses, without specifying how they should be disposed of, with the exception of 35/. per annum appropriated to the poor of Harlton, and some smaller sums to certain parishes in London. Mr. Fryer, very soon after making his will, was killed in a duel at Calais ; and his elder brother, John Fryer, MD who had been disinherited by his father, having secreted the will, kept possession of the estates as...
Page 103 - Clierry-Hinton ; bishop Montacute, who appropriated the church of Triplow, and gave the manor of Chewell in Haddenham ; Margaret lady Ramsay, who founded two fellowships and two scholarships, and gave two advowsons ; and Dr.
Page 205 - Aldreth-bridge, which should be kept in repair by the Earl of Suffolk as lord of the manor of Haddenham. The object of this petition is to request the bishop to lay their case before the King for redress.
Page 146 - ... was so much smaller when the Domesday Survey was taken, it was then divided into ten wards; the subsequent division was into four, but under the Municipal Reform Act it has been divided into five wards. The parishes are fourteen in number : — All Saints, St. Andrew the Great, St. Andrew the Less or Barnwell, St. Benet, St. Botolph, St. Clement, St. Edward, St Giles and St. Peter united, St. Mary the Great, St Mary the Less, St. Michael, St. Sepulchre, and Trinity ; besides which there are said...
Page 42 - Pity the making thereof is disused ; considering the vast sums yearly expended in our land for paper out of Italy, France, and Germany...
Page 139 - Cambridge, and was received with all the honours of royalty at Trinity College ; a rich Bible was...
Page 53 - Ille on each Side, and a Chapel adjoining, which is the Burial-place of the Family, a neat Veftry, and a ftrong high Tower. On the Right of the Road is Stanley, a little Market-town, where was formerly a Priory, the Ruins whereof appear ftill.

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