Monumental Brasses

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Macmillan and Company, 1891 - Brasses - 147 pages

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Page 19 - But the foulest and most inhuman action of those times, was the violation of funeral monuments. Marbles which covered the dead were digged up, and put to other uses...
Page 19 - VI, and in the beginning of queen Elizabeth, certain persons of every county were put in authority to pull down and cast out of all churches, roods, graven images, shrines with their reliques, to which the ignorant people came flocking in adoration, or anything else which (punctually) tended to idolatry and superstition.
Page 19 - Toward the latter end of the raigne of Henry the eight, and throughout the whole raigne of Edward the sixth, and in the beginning of Queene Elizabeth, certaine persons of every County were put in authority to pull down and cast out of all Churches, Roodes, graven Images, Shrines with their reliques, to which the ignorant people came flocking for adoration.
Page 19 - A proclamation against breaking or defacing of monuments of antiquity ; being set up in churches or other public places for memory, and not for superstition.
Page 101 - Sussex, 1607. Loe Thomas Hamon here enterd doth lye Thrice burgesse for the parliament elected Six times by freemens choyce made maior of Rye And Captaine longetime of the band selected Whose prudent courage justice gravitie Deserves a monument of memorye.
Page 19 - For greedinesse of the brasse, or for that they were thought to bee Antichristian, pulled out from the Sepulchres, and purloined...
Page 102 - Greene Now wither'd is not to bee seene Earth in Earth shoveld up is shut A Hill into a Hole is put.
Page 101 - Headcorn, who was borne the lo" of May 1629, and in the time of his sicknesse delivered many Godly exhortations to his parents, taking his leave of them with such unexpected expressions as are not common in so young a child he departed this life on the 3lst of January, anno 1636.
Page 99 - Benet my wyf eke is fro this world past, Yit we trust to be had in memory As longe as the paryshe of Coople shall last, For our benefitis don to it largely As witnesse xx...
Page 119 - Gough, which was undertaken witli the best intentions ; but whatever information we may receive from his writings, the delineating part is so extremely incorrect and full of errors, that at a future period, when the originals no longer exist, it will be impossible to form any correct idea of what they really were.

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