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Page 188 - but in the parliamentary return it it is stated to be worth £85. St. Botolph's church, near the Bar, is a small edifice consisting of a nave and chancel, with a tower at the west end. The latter is the only portion that appears to be ancient. A considerable portion of this church
Page 14 - that a certain abbot and priest of singular veracity, named Deda, told him he knew an aged person who was baptized at noon-day, by the Bishop Paulinus, in the presence of King Edwin, in the river Trent, near the city, which, in the English tongue, is called Tiovulfingacester. This will be more particularly enquired into hereafter.
Page 59 - During the breeding season, these birds are lodged in the same houses with the inhabitants, and even in their very bed-chambers; in every apartment are three rows of coarse wicker pens, placed one above another, each bird has its separate lodge, divided from the other, which it keeps possession of during the time of sitting. A
Page 171 - Hew of Lincolne slain also, With cursed Jewes, as it is notable, For it n'is but a litel while ago, Pray eke for us, we sinful folk unstable, That of his mercie God so merciable, On us
Page 251 - was begun by many miners, and continued till midsumer foils, when they was deeper than y e haven by 5 foot, where they found a bed of stone upon a spring of sand, and that upon a bed of clay, whose thickness could not be known. Upon the Monday next after the Feast of St. John Baptist
Page 121 - And we do will, and by these presents do ordain, of our more plentiful and special grace, certain knowledge, and mere motion; and for us, our heirs, and successors, do grant to the aforesaid mayor, sheriffs, citizens, and commonalty, and their successors, that it may and shall
Page 59 - attends the flock, and twice a day drives the whole to water, then brings them back to their habitation, helping those that live in the upper stories to their nests, without ever misplacing a single bird."f • For a more particular account of such lands, and their comparative profits, see Young's Agricultural Survey. + Gough's additions to Camden, vol. ii. p. 235, edition of
Page 252 - in it, which was lighted in the night time, as a mark for travellers to aim at, in their passage over the immense forest of Galtree, to this city. There is still the hook of the pulley on which the lamp hung in the steeple."—Drake's York, p. 292.
Page 159 - Stow, mason, to attend to and employ other masons under him, for the new work; at which time the new additional east end, as well as the upper parts of the great tower and the transepts were done. He contracted to do the plain work by measure, and the fine carved work and images by the
Page 14 - And when they had stayed there all summer, wasting the country with fire and sword, about Michaelmas they came into Kesteven, in the same county, where they committed the like murders and desolations. At length, in September, 870, Count Algar, and two knights, his seneschals, called Wibert and Leofric, (from whose names the