St. Mark's, Or, the Mayor's Chapel, Bristol: Formerly Called the Church of the Gaunts

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W.C. Hemmons, 1892 - Church architecture - 219 pages
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Page 42 - Henry the Eighth, by the grace of God, king of England, and of France, defender of the faith, lord of Ireland, and in earth immediately under Christ supreme head of the church of England...
Page 53 - ... to a chapel that I have within the quire of the same, I shall be content from henceforth, if it shall so seem convenient unto you, to forbear that, and to resort to the common place, like others do, of the same church.
Page 74 - Purposes. xiv. An Act to enable the Corporation of the City of Bristol to purchase Durdham Down, and to secure Durdham Down and Clifton Down as Places for Public Recreation.
Page 176 - God upon the 18lh day of August in the year of our Lord 1635 and of her age above 25. A precious Femme, a Margarite, was lent To crowne Throkmorton with a rich content ; Contented he his Margarite did set In's faithfull breast his choisest cabanet. She wished no better till her lustre drew The King of Heaven to like her gracious hue, Who, deeming it unfit a subject should Longer enjoy a femme of that rich mould, Tooke back his loane, and fixing her above, Left to Throkmorton this sole pledge of love....
Page 136 - Add anything bvt years, he, fvll of them As they of knowledge, what need this stone prayse Whose epitaph is writt in the heartes of men, That did this world and her child Fame despise, His sovle 'i God, loe here his coffin lyes.
Page 150 - Here also lieth the body of Thomas James, Esq., of Bristol, Barrister-atLaw and son of the said Thomas James. He died in the year 1665. Here also lieth the body of Alexander James, of Tydenham, in the County of Gloucester, son of the said Thomas James, Jr., Esq. He died in the year I7I3-" As Nicholls has shown (Bristol Biographies, no.
Page 29 - DodweU, doctor in divinity was admitted, instituted, and inducted into the same, in the time of peace in the time of our Sovereign Lord George the Third...
Page 152 - The date is not given on the monument, but according to an inscription on a flat stone in the South Aisle Chapel he died 8th July, 1735.
Page 176 - ... does not carry a shield. On the heels are plain prick spurs, ie, spurs ending in a single point instead of a rowel. Another early effigy lies by the side of the former. It is supposed to represent Robert de Gournay, who died 1260, and from the style of the armour this may well be the case. This effigy is very similar to the former, but the sword and belts are much lighter, and the coif is not continuous with the hauberk, but is in the form of a flat circular cap or coif laced to the hauberk above...
Page 42 - Pleasit your mastershipe to understonde, that yesternyght late we came from Glassynburie to Bristowe to Saint Austins, wheras we begyn this mornyng, intendyng this day to dispache bothe this howse here, beyng but xiiij. chanons, and also the Gawntes,* wheras be iiij. or v.

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