History of the Ward of Walbrook in the City of London: Together with an Account of the Aldermen of the Ward and of the Two Remaining Churches, S. Stephen, Walbrook, & S. Swithin, London Stone, with Their Rectors

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Bowles & Sons, printers, 1904 - London - 493 pages
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Page 81 - Street, like a man spent, with a handkercher about his neck. To the King's message, he cried, like a fainting woman, "Lord! what can I do? I am spent: people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses; but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it.
Page 13 - And to provide for this it prays " that all cathedral churches may be put down, where the service of God is grievously abused by piping with organs, singing, ringing, and trowling of psalms from one side of the choir to another, with the squeaking of chanting choristers, disguised (as are all the rest) in white surplices ; some in corner caps and filthy copes, imitating the fashion and manner of antichrist the pope, that man of sin and child of perdition, with his other rabble of miscreants and shavelings.
Page 258 - Lord Mayor of London, One of the Representatives of this City in Parliament, and President of Christ's Hospital, who, for his great and exemplary loyalty to the crown, was impowered by King Charles the Second, to bear on a canton one of the Lions of England, as an augmentation to his Arms.
Page 391 - Also, that they shall take away, utterly extinct, and destroy, all shrines, covering of shrines, all tables, candlesticks, trindles or rolls of wax, pictures, paintings, and all other monuments of feigned miracles* pilgrimages, idolatry, and superstition...
Page 40 - ... but you shall present all things truly as they come to your knowledge, according to the best of your understanding. So help you God...
Page 113 - ... by order of the Lord Mayor of the City of London for the time being, as...
Page 40 - You, as foreman of this grand jury, shall diligently inquire and true presentment make, of all such matters and things as shall be given you in charge ; the counsel of the people of this state, your fellows...
Page 23 - ... of London, the capital of the kingdom of England, is one of the most renowned, possessing above all others abundant wealth, extensive commerce, great grandeur and magnificence. It is happy in the salubrity of its climate, in the profession of the Christian religion, in the strength of its fortresses, the nature of its situation, the honour of its citizens, and the chastity of its matrons; in its sports too it is most pleasant, and in the production of illustrious men most fortunate. All which...
Page 111 - Viner have foreseen The glorious triumphs of his master; The Wool-Church statue Gold had been, Which now is made of Alabaster. But wise men think had it been wood, 'Twere for a bankrupt King too good.
Page 249 - Entertainment at Guildhall by the City in a plentiful feast and a glorious Banquet." "Written by Tho Jordan, London. Printed by WG for Nath Brook and John Playford 1673.

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