Journal of the Derbyshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, Volumes 25-27

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Page 73 - And though a linguist should pride himself to have all the tongues that Babel cleft the world into, yet if he have not studied the solid things in them as well as the words and lexicons, he were nothing so much to be esteemed a learned man, as any yeoman or tradesman competently wise in his mother dialect only.
Page 182 - A forest is a certain territory of woody grounds and fruitful pastures privileged for wild beasts and fowls of forest, chase and warren, to rest and abide in, in the safe protection of the King, for his princely delight and pleasure...
Page 66 - God one thousand sixe hundred thirty and fower and in the tenth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne lord Charles by the Grace of God of England Scotland Fraunee and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 89 - Manor of East Greenwich in the County of Kent in free and Common Soccage and not in Capite or by Knights Service.
Page 210 - BY custom old, in Wirksworth wapentake, If any of this nation find a rake, Or sign, or leading to the same, may set, In any ground, and there lead oar may get : They may make crosses, holes, and set their stowes, Sink shafts, build lodges, cottages, or coes.
Page 205 - Lord did presently pack his lady into the country in Derbyshire, near the Peake;' which is become a proverb at Court, to send a man's wife to the Peake when she vexes him.
Page 182 - ... by prescription; and also replenished with wild beasts of venery or chase, and with great coverts of vert, for the succour of the said beasts there to abide...
Page 211 - Est prope Cimmerios longo spelunca recessu, mons cavus, ignavi domus et penetralia Somni, quo numquam radiis oriens mediusve cadensve Phoebus adire potest : nebulae caligine mixtae 595 exhalantur humo dubiaeque crepuscula lucis.
Page 234 - In this year, before Martinmas, king Edward went with his forces to Bedford, and gained the town ; and almost all the townsmen who formerly dwelt there submitted to him : and he sat down there four weeks, and commanded the town to be built on the south side of the river before he went thence.
Page 147 - Marys at the two most usual feasts in the year, viz.: the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Michael the Archangel...

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