Caledonia, Or, A Historical and Topographical Account of North Britain from the Most Ancient to the Present Times: With a Dictionary of Places, Chorographical and Philological, Volume 6

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A. Gardner, 1890 - Scotland
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Page 860 - Pure stream ! in whose transparent wave My youthful limbs I wont to lave, No torrents stain thy limpid source, No rocks impede thy dimpling course, That sweetly warbles o'er its bed, With white round polished pebbles spread.
Page 549 - The church of Dreghorn belonged of old to the monastery of Kilwinning. The monks enjoyed the parsonage tithes and revenues, and a vicar was appointed for serving the cure. In Bagimont's Roll, as it stood in the reign of James V., the vicarage of
Page 497 - hospital, which existed in the better days of this charity, has been long in ruins. In the description of Kyle, by Robert Gordon, in the reign of Charles I., he mentions the chapel of this establishment; and says that the persons admitted to the charity, were then lodged, in huts, or cottages, in the vicinity
Page 807 - The importance of the measure induced the inhabitants of Greenock to make a contract with the superior, by which they agreed to an assessment of Is. 4d. sterling on every sack of malt brewed into ale within the limits of the town, the money so levied to be applied in
Page 517 - enjoyed the remainder of the revenues. In Bagimont's Roll, as it stood in the reign of James V., the vicarage of Galston was taxed at 4 ; being a tenth of the estimated value. At the epoch of the Reformation, the
Page 794 - was abundantly pert and lively, and her challenging one of the housemaids for drinking, perhaps for stealing, a little milk, which drew on her an angry retort, was the simple prelude to a complicated and wonderful scene of artifice and delusion, of fanaticism and barbarity.
Page 555 - The monks enjoyed the rectorial revenues of the church, and a vicarage was established for serving the cure In Bagimont's Roll, as it stood in the reign of James V., the vicarage of Stewarton, in the deanery of
Page 807 - Is. 4d. sterling on every sack of malt brewed into ale within the limits of the town, the money so levied to be applied in liquidating the expense of forming a proper harbour at Greenock.
Page 494 - three chaplains, to celebrate divine service, in the same, for the safety of him, and Mary, his wife, and his children, during their lives, and for their souls after their deaths, and for the souls of all his ancestors and successors, and of all the faithful deceased persons. The patronage was to remain with him and his heirs, but if they failed to
Page 559 - belonged to the monastery of Kilwinning. The monks enjoyed the rectorial tithes and revenues, and a vicarage was established for serving the cure. In Bagimont's Roll, as it stood in the reign of James V.,

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