Tract Series, Issues 1-6

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T. Wilson, 1882
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Page 25 - ... customs as all other cities under obedience of parliament. 8. That if any garrison be placed in the city, two parts in three shall be Yorkshiremen; no free quarter shall be put upon any without his own consent, and the armies shall not enter the city before the governor and lord mayor be acquainted. 9. That in all charges the citizens, residents, and inhabitants, shall bear only such part with the county at large, as was formerly in all other assessments. 10. That all citizens, gentlemen, residents,...
Page 172 - Episcopo et successoribus suis libere quiete bene et in pace imperpetuum de capitalibus dominis feodi illius per servicia inde debita et de jure consueta. Et ego...
Page 3 - Rendal, of which the former was a portion of the antient Earldom of Carlisle ; the latter was included in Amounderness, which, at the period of the Doomsday survey, comprised, in addition, the South-western corner of Cumberland, all Lancashire North of the Ribble, and the Wapontake of Ewecross, in Yorkshire. The name of Westmorland was originally confined to the district of Appleby, which is still popularly known as the Barony of Westmorland. The position of this comparatively level tract, to the...
Page 9 - Whitehaven, and [the] ship cast away ith harbour, and so destitute. And so she went to the lady of Egremont castle for reliefe. That lady, a godly woman, pitied her distress, and desired her lord to give her some place to dwell in; which he did, at the now St. Bees. And she and her sisters sewed and spinned, and wrought carpets and other work, and lived very godly lives, as gott them much love. She desired Lady Egremont to desire her lord to build them a house, and they would lead a religious life...
Page 8 - Study taught mee — Kendal caught mee Labour pressed mee — Sickness distressed mee Death oppressed mee — the Grave possessed mee God first gave mee — Christ did save mee Earth did crave mee — -And heaven would have mee.
Page 14 - According to another local writer in 1670, " The smelting-houses were so many that they looked like a little town, yet now there is but one house, and I wish the copper mines were more wrought and the miners encouraged which would be of great advantage to both the King and his kingdom.
Page 130 - Gillesby, of the place where he dwelt which was so called because he first builded there. Being thus disinherited and malecontent he wasted the country and in King Stephen's time when the Scots were let into Cumberland he took that opportunity to incite as many as he could to assist him to recover his estate in Gilsland from Hubert de Vallibus. And it seems notwithstanding the alliances and other obligations which the said Hubert had laid upon the inhabitants to bind them to him they took part with...
Page 9 - ... in heaven. And the Lord laughed at the Ladye, and said he would give them as much land as snow fell upon the next morning and in midsummer day. And on the morrow looked out at the castle window to the sea side, 2 miles from Egremont, all was white with snow for three miles together. And thereupon builded this St. Bees...
Page 15 - ... stands the manor of Thwaites, between the river and the mountains, and the ancient seat of Joseph Thwaites of Ulnerigg, Esq., and the place being a stony mountainous country, is not everywhere altogether fit for tillage, meadow, and pasture. But in several parts and pieces, as they are marked by nature, differing in form and quality of soil, or otherwise, by the inhabitants inclosed from the barren wastes of the fells; such pieces of land are now, and were of old, called Thwaites in most places...

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