History, gazetteer, and directory, of Norfolk, and ... the city of Norwich

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Page 260 - The voluntary outpouring of the public feeling, made to-day, from the North to the South, and from the East to the West, proves this sentiment to be both just and natural.
Page 395 - English money, at the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, and the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary...
Page 604 - This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited, the middle of the eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester.
Page 649 - In 1711 he was voted by the House of Commons guilty of a high breach of trust and notorious corruption in his office of secretary at war; and it was resolved that he should be committed to the Tower, and expelled the House.
Page 93 - King, therefore, resolved, if possible, to reduce the trade to his own country, who, as yet, were ignorant of that art, as knowing no more what to do with their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery ; their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in their making.
Page 276 - Robert Paston was created Baron Paston of Paston, and Viscount Yarmouth, in 1673, and Earl of Yarmouth, in 1679, but on the death of his son William, the second earl, in 1732, the title became extinct. Amelia Sophia de Walmoden, presumed to have been the mistress of George II.. was created Baroness and Countess of Yarmouth for Hie, in 1740, and died in 1750.
Page 245 - Church, and a large portion of the town, were inundated by the sea, daring a tremendous storm. In 1294, the French attempted to invade England with a fleet of 400 ships, assisted by the treachery of Tuberville, an English Knight ; but the plot miscarried, and the men of Yarmouth, putting to sea a fleet of armed ships, captured and burnt Cherburgh, in Normandy, while a fleet from the Cinque Ports ravaged the whole coast of France, within twenty miles of Dieppe. For this and other services rendered...
Page 488 - The CHURCH, dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul, is a large structure, with a lofty tower, mostly rebuilt of flint and stone, in 1477.
Page 649 - ... secret politics of the time, as well as formed a more favourable opinion of that minister than many have been inclined to entertain. In more than one of his pamphlets he speaks of him with respect. In conversation also he used to say, that no minister aimed more sincerely at the real prosperity of the country, or went more wisely to work to secure it, had not the violence of opposition often prevented him from doing as he wished. He did justice to his good humour, his affability, and his sociable...
Page 109 - In the 14th of Edward III., it was enacted that " gaols which were wont to be in the ward of the sheriffs, and annexed to their bailiwicks, should be rejoined to the sheriffs of counties.

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