Records of the Family of Urswyk, Urswick, Or Urwick

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William Urwick
St. Albans Press, 1893 - Genealogy - 226 pages

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Page 96 - Christofyr Urswick, sometime Lord Almoner to the King and Dean of this Chapel. Hail Mary! and blessed be thy holy mother Anne, from whom thy most pure virgin flesh issued without stain, Amen. God have mercy...
Page 197 - My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep, and my mother milked thirty kine.
Page 96 - Amen. God have mercy on the souls of King Harry the Seventh, and Christofyr Urswick, and all Christian souls, Amen. O God, who by thy only-begotten Son didst redeem mankind, being incarnate of the virgin womb, and having suffered death, deliver, we beseech ihee, the souls of Henry VII.
Page 97 - Yes, Sir (says the man), without all doubt.' ' Well ! have you any skill in the art of foretelling ?' The man affirmed that he had very good skill. ' Come then,' says the king, ' tell me where you are to be in the Christmas holidays that are now coming ?' The man faltered at first, and then plainly confessed he could not tell where.
Page 146 - The grant is indeed only during the life of the corporation; which may endure for ever: but, when that life is determined by the dissolution of the body politic, the grantor takes it back by reversion, as in the case of every other grant for life.
Page 196 - English, quoth he, have their houses made of sticks and dirt, but they fare commonly so well as the king.
Page 146 - But the body politic may also itself be dissolved in several ways, which dissolution is the civil death of the corporation; and in this case their lands and tenements shall revert to the person or his heirs who granted them to the corporation...
Page 145 - The window consists of seven compartments, or partitions. In the third, fourth, and fifth, are depicted, in full proportion, the Crucifixion, with the Virgin Mary on the right, and the beloved disciple on the left side of the cross : angels are expressed receiving the sacred blood from the five precious wounds...
Page 197 - He had a walk for an hundred sheep ; and my mother milked thirty kine. He kept his son at school till he went to the university, and maintained him there ; he married his daughters with five pounds or twenty nobles a piece ; he kept hospitality with his neighbours, and some alms he gave to the poor; and all this he did out of the said farm...
Page 143 - ... abbot of Furness to reappear before them. A second investigation was instituted, and the result was the same. In these circumstances, says the earl in...

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