Memoirs Chiefly Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of Northumberland: Feudal and military antiquities of Northumberland and the Scottish borders, by C. H. Hartshorne

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Bell and Daldy, 1858 - Northumberland (England)
 

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Page 212 - In such access of mind, in such high hour Of visitation from the living God, Thought was not ; in enjoyment it expired. No thanks he breathed, he proffered no request; Rapt into still communion that transcends The imperfect offices of prayer and praise, His mind was a thanksgiving to the power That made him; it was blessedness and love!
Page xc - Engolismensis diocesis salutem et apostolicam benedictionem. Cum a nobis petitur, quod iustum est et honestum tam vigor equitatis quam ordo exigit rationis, ut id per sollicitudinem officii nostri ad debitum perducatur effectum.
Page 161 - Ceteris servis non in nostrum morem, descriptis per familiam ministeriis, utuntur. Suam quisque sedem, suos penates régit. Frumenti modum dominus aut pecoris aut vestís, ut colono, injungit, et servus hacteuus paret.
Page xc - Benedicti, salutem et apostolicam benedictionem. Cum a nobis petitur quod justum est et honestum, tam vigor equitatis quam ordo exigit rationis ut id per sollicitudinem officii nostri ad debitum perducatur effectum...
Page cxiii - Melsa habeant et teneant predictam terram in qua fundata est abbatia sua, cum omnibus pertinentiis suis in bosco et piano, in pratis et pascuis, in aquis et molendinis, in...
Page cxii - In cujus rei testimonium has litteras nostras fieri fecimus patentes. Teste me ipso apud Westmonasterium xiii die Decembris, anno regni nostri quarto.
Page 135 - This year went Siward the earl [of Northumbria] with a great army into Scotland, both with a ship force and with a land force, and fought against the Scots, and put to flight King Macbeth, and slew all who were the chief men in the land, and led thence much booty, such as no man before had obtained. But his son Osbarn, and his sister's son Siward, and some of his house-carles, and also of the king's, were there slain, on the day of the Seven Sleepers," (July 27.) Bishop Aldred, of Worcester, is sent...
Page 219 - O'er either door a sacred text Invites to godly fear ; And in a little scutcheon hung The cross, and crown, and spear. Up to the altar's ample breadth Two easy steps ascend ; And, near, a glimmering, solemn light Two well-wrought windows lend.
Page 222 - ... of the fourteenth century may be divided more or less definitely into 41 groups separated by average intervals of 13^ years. In Kyoto a complete record has been kept for a thousand years. Here there was a strong maximum of destructive and strong earthquakes...
Page 156 - Counties palatine are so called a palatio; because the owners thereof (the earl of Chester, the bishop of Durham, and the duke of Lancaster,) had in those counties jura regalia, as fully as the king hath in his palace ; regalem potestatem in omnibus, as Bracton expresses it u.

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