Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Volume 8

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Society, 1880 - Great Britain
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Page 133 - An Act for the encouraging the exportation of Corn " — wherein it is recited : " Forasmuch as it hath been found by experience, that the exportation of corn and grain into foreign parts, when the price thereof is at a low rate in this kingdom, hath been a great advantage, not only to the owners of land, but to the trade of this kingdom in general,
Page 103 - ... and invented ways and means how they might accumulate and gather together into few hands as well great multitude of farms as great plenty of cattle, and in especial sheep, putting such lands as they can get to pasture and not to tillage, whereby they have not only pulled down churches and towns and enhanced the old rates of the possessions of this realm, or else brought it to such excessive fines that no poor...
Page 118 - An Act to continue until the 1st day of January, 1802, so much of an Act made in the thirty-ninth and fortieth years of the reign of his present Majesty as relates to the reducing the duties upon worts or wash brewed or made...
Page 136 - Scotland, against importation of victual from Ireland, or any other place beyond sea into Scotland, do, after the union, remain in the same force as now it is, until more proper and effectual ways be provided by the parliament of Great Britain, for discouraging the importation of the said victual from beyond sea.
Page 115 - An Act to continue for a further time the prohibition of the making of low wines and spirits from wheat, barley, malt, or any other sort...
Page 23 - Throned on seven hills, the antichrist of wit. And now the Queen, to glad her sons, proclaims By herald hawkers high heroic games. They summon all her race : an endless band Pours forth, and leaves unpeopled half the land...
Page 126 - An Acte for continuynge and revivinge of divers Statutes, and for repealinge of some others " — the following regulations came into force — " XXVI. Provided also, and be it further enacted by the authority of this present parliament, that when the prices of corns or grains, exceeding not the rates hereinafter following, at the times, havens, and places where or when the same corn or grain shall be shipped or loaded, viz , the quarter of wheat 26s.
Page 79 - Bill of conspiracies of victuallers and craftsmen," which recites : — " Forasmuch as of late divers sellers of victuals, not contented with moderate and reasonable gain, but minded to have and to take for their victuals so much as list them, have conspired and covenanted together to sell their victuals at unreasonable prices...
Page 119 - Majesty as relates to the reducing the duties upon worts or wash brewed or made from molasses or sugar, or any mixture therewith, or to any distiller or distillers, or maker or makers of spirits ; for reviving and continuing for the same period so much of the said Act as relates to the reducing and better collecting the duties payable on the importation of starch, and for...
Page 286 - There is also a granite globe, measuring about twenty inches in diameter. ' In the surrounding ground there are several rude stone altars, or penitential stations, on which are small stone crosses; and on the south side of the enclosure there is a small lake, apparently artificial, from which an artificial outlet is formed, which turned a small mill : and, along the west side of this lake, there is an artificial stone path or causeway two hundred and twenty yards in length, which leads to another...

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