Archaeologia Cambrensis

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W. Pickering, 1896 - Wales
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Page 158 - For there was no man knew from whence he came; But after tempest, when the long wave broke All down the thundering shores of Bude and Bos, There came a day as still as heaven, and then They found a naked child upon the sands Of dark Tintagil by the Cornish sea; And that was Arthur...
Page 162 - Why hast thou then broken down her hedges, so that all they which pass by the way do pluck her? The boar out of the wood doth waste it, and the wild beast of the field doth devour it.
Page 129 - Britanniae utriusque regum et principum origo et gesta insignia ab Galfrido Monemutensi ex antiquissimis Britannici sermonis monumentis in latinum sermonem traducta, et ab A s с ensio cura et impendió magistri I vonis Cavellati in lucem edita.
Page 13 - ... Charters of Burghs and illustrative Extracts from contemporary local Records will be given, as far as may be considered desirable. The Extracts from the Records of each Burgh will, as far as the Committee consider expedient, be issued separately, and without adhering to any prescribed order.
Page 149 - Falmoutb, shaping a rough kind of hill, about one hundred yards off, into spiral walks, removed this stone from the place where it served as a bridge, and building a low piece of masonry for its support, placed it at the foot of her improvements, where it still lies in one of the natural grots of the hill. This stone is...
Page 14 - At the Meetings of the Society or of the Council the Chair shall be taken by the President, or, in his absence, by the Senior Vice-President, the Treasurer, or Senior Ordinary Members of the Council then present.
Page 224 - Ashbourne, and one mile 1 VoL ix., p. 189: letter read May 8th, 1788; and T. Bateman's Vestiges of the Antiquities of Derbyshire, p. 24. north-west of Arbelows, Mr. Thomas Bateman1 excavated a barrow, about 2 feet high, surrounded by a fosse. The body had all decayed, except the hair ; but in the spot where it had been deposited was a remarkable assemblage of relics, consisting of a leathern cup mounted with silver round the edge, and having wheelor cross-shaped silver ornaments round the bowl ;...
Page 309 - Let the Abbot of Beaubec (in Normandy), who has for a long time allowed his monk to construct, for persons who do not belong to the order, pavements, which exhibit levity and curiosity, be in slight penance for three days, the last of them on bread and water ; and let the monk be recalled before the feast of All Saints, and never again be lent, excepting to persons of our order, with whom let him not presume to construct pavements which do not extend the dignity of the order.
Page 358 - On removing the earth from over the cist" (and therefore from the very base of the barrow) " we found a large piece of one of the blue stones of Stonehenge, which decidedly proves that the adjoining temple was erected previous to the tumulus.
Page 278 - ˇя situated on a limestone rock, much shattered by the violence of the waves. In its form it bears a particular resemblance to the more ancient Flemish towers attached to the churches. From this point to the eastern gate the fortifications were carried in a lower and weaker line along the edge of the dill', and adapt»! to all its irreguI BOOTH-WEST GATEWAY. larities. Very little of the wall remains, small and circular, having an appearance and only two of the turrets. These are of great antiquity.

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