Tract Series, Issues 1-6

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T. Wilson, 1882
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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 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 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 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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