Memorials of Stepney Parish: That is to Say the Vestry Minutes from 1579 to 1662, Now First Printed, with an Introduction and Notes

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subscribers, 1891 - London (England) - 284 pages
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Page 244 - A fine merry walk with the ladies alone after dinner in the garden ; the greatest quantity of strawberries I ever saw, and good. This very house was built by the blind beggar of Bednall Green, so much talked of and sung in ballads, but they say it was only some of the out-houses of it.
Page 244 - Greene, which I did, riding myself in my nightgown, in the cart; and, Lord! to see how the streets and the highways are crowded with people running and riding, and getting of carts at any rate to fetch away things.
Page 10 - Poets, Pipers, Plaiers, Jesters, and such like Caterpillers of a Commonwealth ; Setting up the Flagge of Defiance to their mischievous exercise, and ouerthrowing their Bulwarkes, by Prophane Writers, Naturall reason, and common experience. A discourse as pleasaunt for gentlemen that fauour learning, as profitable for all that wyll follow vertue.
Page 244 - I did, riding myself in my night-gown in the cart ; and Lord ! to see how the streets and the highways are crowded with people running and riding, and getting of carts at any rate to fetch away things. I find Sir W. Rider tired with being called up all night, and receiving things from several friends.
Page 248 - Sussex widdow the nineteenth day of September in the yeare of our Lord God one thousand six hundred...
Page 33 - February in the eight yere of the Raigne of our Soueraigne Lady Elizabeth by the grace of God Quene of Englande ffrance and Ireland Defender of the faith &c.
Page 189 - Thompson is said to have given " an uncommon instance of his great humility and piety, in that he condescended to go into the clerk's desk and there named and set the first psalm that was sung in this chapel
Page 1 - At St. Dunstan's, Stepney parish, London, a book was made by the wardens " whearein was expressed the pewes in the whole Church," distinguished by numbers. " Also there was noted against everie pewe the price that was thought reasonable it shoulde yeeld by the yeare. . . . The w[hi]ch rates by this vestrie is allowed and confirmed to be imploied to the use of the parish Church.
Page 65 - Deceiubr 1013 in the vestrye in' the Church It is agreeĢ! in manir f olowing .... " Also yt is agreed that whereas there is much of the Register vnrecoriled as well for Christnings Mariages and Burialls where through much hurt may arise, that therefore Peter Wright- If he like yt shall haue foure pounds for the...
Page 26 - W-BLUTHER, [London] or, on a bend az. three cinquefoils of the first. — Crest, a demi lion's head erased, pierced through the neck with a broken spear ar.