Berkyngechirche Juxta Turrim: Collections in Illustration of the Parochial History and Antiquities of the Ancient Parish of Allhallows Barking, in the City of London

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B. Corcoran & Company, 1864 - London (England) - 188 pages
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Page 25 - I lay down in the office again upon W. Hewer's quilt, being mighty weary, and sore in my feet with going till I was hardly able to stand. About two in the morning my wife calls me up, and tells me of new cryes of fire, it being come to Barking Church, which is the bottom of our lane.
Page 25 - I come and saw it was not burned. But, going to the fire, I find, by the blowing up of houses, and the great help given by the workmen out of the King's yards, sent up by Sir W. Pen, there is a good stop given to it, as well at Marke Lane end as ours ; it having only burned the dyall of Barking Church, and part of the porch, and was there quenched.
Page 51 - The head, uncovered, rests on a helmet ; round the neck there is a chain, a badge worn by every officer of the Court in the sixteenth century. The figure of the lady before Messrs. Waller took it in hand was very imperfect, and had been roughly used. It is now carefully restored : she wears a close-fitting robe and a narrow girdle ; the ends, hanging down, support a square of embroidery with IHS The sleeves are ribbed and puffed, but close-fitting, and gathered at the wrists.
Page 51 - King ; whose bodye, & every part thereof, in the last daye shall be raised up againe at the sound of the loud trumpet. In whose coming, that we may all joyfully meet him, our heavenly Father grant to us, whose mercies are so great...
Page 81 - ... that office, and decently interred in the Church of All-hallows Barking, (a church of his own patronage and jurisdiction,) according to the rites and ceremonies of the Church of England. In which it may be noted as a thing remarkable, that being, whilst he lived, the greatest champion of the Common...
Page 51 - English latten, although disfigured on the reverse side. The figures in this memorial are well drawn. The male figure is two feet six inches in length, represented in armour, the character of which is more showy than useful, proving that the true feeling for armour had now declined. The armour is much ornamented, puffed and slashed like the costume of the day ; the skirt is of chain mail.
Page 23 - Rose," which was full of company when the explosion took place, in consequence of a parish dinner : it must have been very great, however, judging from the limbs and bodies which were dug from the ruins. The hostess of the tavern sitting in the bar, and the waiter standing by with a tankard in his hand, were found entire beneath some timbers which had formed a roof over them, but were dead from suffocation. It is recorded, that in the morning after this disaster, a female infant was discovered lying...
Page 32 - And to be dowble pryncipalls thoroweout the seid instrument, so that the pyppes w* inforth shall be as fyne metall and stuff as the utter parts, that is to say of pure Tyn, w* as fewe stoppes as may be convenient.
Page 53 - Eigth had redde he called my father unto him and said : ' William Thynne, I doubt this will not bee allowed ; for I suspect the bishoppes will call thee in question for ytt.
Page 103 - ... which contains some old carved work, were erected in honour respectively, of Sir John Eyles, Bart., Lord Mayor in 1727; of Slingsby Bethell, MP for London, and Lord Mayor in 1755; and of Sir Thomas Chitty, Lord Mayor in 1760. In the vestry minutes of 23rd October, 1755, occurs the following entry: " Ordered that it be left to the churchwardens to alter the Corporation Pew in the Church for the reception of Slingsby Bethel, Esq., Lord Mayor elect, in the same manner as it was done in the mayoralty...

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