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Page 1 - Chester's Triumph in Honor of her Prince, as it was performed upon St. George's Day 1610, in the foresaid Citie. Reprinted from the original edition of 1610, with an Introduction and Notes.
Page 64 - my cast of ffawcons, my baie trottinge nagge, and my settinge spaniell." To his brother-in-law, Randle Davenport, of Henbury, near Macclesfield, Esq., he left "all my houndes," and to other friends "all my fightinge cocks and hennes." He also bequeaths his "lute" and his "best paire of virginalls," showing that his taste did not altogether run on outdoor sports.
Page 128 - The great garner in the barne ; the great steepe keer ; the yrans in the halle that came from Durrame ; the silver salte ; the swine troughe in the kitchin ; the one halfe of the harmes and weapons in the house.
Page 129 - Chadderton was master of Emanuel- College, Cambridge, and one of the translators of the Bible appointed by King James.
Page 63 - the chaine of golde which I brought with me last from London weighing about xxx" [30 pounds], and one other small chaine, one carcanett of gold, one paire of braseletts of gold, two sutes of borders of gold, and one single border of gold, with all the ringes she was accustomed to weyre and certen small buttons of golde enameled black and white.
Page 202 - He was a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant for the County of...
Page 126 - I comend my soule &c. and my bodie I comitt to buriall to bee buried wthin the churche in Manchester in the chapell called Jesus...
Page 192 - ... and fatherles children and other poore neadie people, repayring and mendyng highe wayes and decayed bridges, and suche other lyke and charitable good deades as my said executors and ye survivrs of them shall thinke most charitable and godlye to be done. I ordayne my right trustie and lovinge cosens Richard Wylbrä Esquyer, John Brewne of Stapleford, Esquyer...
Page 162 - ... the candles and ornaments at the ceremony. He describes himself tersely as "priest, Maist' of Gramar," and desires " my bodye to be buried nyghe unto the quere syde of the holie Appnstle Saynte James in the church of All Halowes in Macclesfield where I say deylie masse.