The History of the Princes, the Lords Marcher, and the Ancient Nobility of Powys Fadog: And the Ancient Lords of Arwystli, Cedewen, and Meirionydd, Volume 6

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T. Richards, 1887 - Powys (Wales)
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Page 269 - The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him.
Page 279 - Davison, and his assigns, for and during the term of his natural life, without impeachment of or for any manner of waste : And, from and immediately after the determination of that estate by forfeiture or otherwise in his lifetime, then to the use of the said RE Li.
Page 279 - Micklethwait lawfully begotten, and the heirs male of the body of such first son lawfully issuing; and, in default of such issue...
Page 107 - Old Timon, who in youthly years hath been In warlike feats th' expertest man alive, And is the wisest now on earth I ween : His dwelling is, low in a valley green, Under the foot of Rauran mossy hoar, From whence the river Dee, as silver clean, His tumbling billows rolls with gentle roar ; There all my days he train'd me up in virtuous lore.
Page 14 - Wales, and the trendies of his camp are still to be seen. (Rob. Vaughan.) The lordship of Edeyrnion anciently contained thirteen baronies, and held independent manorial rights, and one court was held for the whole at Cynwyd, in the parish of Gwyddelwern, by the great men of the neighbourhood, to settle the boundaries of their several claims on the w?astes and commons, and to take cognizance of any encroachments ; but, a feud arising between the lords, the records were burnt, and the courts have since...
Page 270 - Mrs. Morris and her daughter left Oakfield for ever. Writing in 1852, Mr. Pryce says : " Thirty years have passed away and the grass has not covered his grave ! " And again : " Numerous attempts have, from time to time, been made by some who are still alive, and others who have passed away, to bring grass upon that bare spot. Fresh soil has been frequently spread upon it, and seeds of various kinds have been sown ; but not a blade has ever been known to spring from them, and the soil has soon become...
Page 282 - ... mind and memory, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me at any time heretofore made.
Page 211 - Wyecoller Hall, near Colne, was long the seat of the Cunliffes of Billington. They were noted persons in their day, and the names of successive members of the family are attached to documents relating to the property of the Abbots of Whalley. But evil days came, and their ancestral estates passed out of their hands. In the days of the Commonwealth their loyalty cost them dear ; and ultimately they retired to Wyecoller with a remnant only of their once extensive estates. About 1819 the last of the...
Page 279 - CS and his assigns for and during the term of his natural life ; And from and after his decease, To the use and behoof of the heirs male of the body of the said CS lawfully to be begotten...
Page 241 - ... seventy-six ; but we were not exact in counting. The place where one, or both, the brothers are supposed to have fallen is still bare of grass. The labourer showed us also the bank where (the tradition is; the wretched woman sat to see the combat." LOSTOCK TOWER. LOSTOCK TOWER, about four miles to the west of Bolton, is one of the numerous haunted homes of Lancashire. It figures in Roby's. well-known Lancashire Legends as the locality of a cruel wrong, and proves that apparitions have more regard...

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