London Before the Fire of 1666: With an Historical Account of the Parish, the Ward and the Church of St. Giles Without Cripplegate, Brought Down to the Present Time
J. H. Woodley, 1867 - Cripplegate without London, St. Giles Parish - 92 pages
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afterwards aisle alderman Aldgate ancient annum appointed arch architecture Barbican Bartholomew's bells bequests Bishop building built buried called Cathedral cemetery century chancel Chapel charity Charles chimes Church of St churchwardens churchyard citizens City of London congregation Cripplegate Cripplegate Church daughter of Sir death deceased diapason Earl of Bridgewater Earl of Kent early Edward Egerton Elizabeth eminent England erected famous feet gate gave Giles Henry honour Hospital houses hundred inscription John Speede king Lady land lived Lord Brackley lord mayor Lord Viscount Brackley Lord Viscount Lisle Luke's memory Messrs Milton Moorgate noble organ organist paid parish church parishioners Paul's poor present Queen rebuilt reign Renatus Harris repaired restored Richard Robert Crowley Roman royal Samuel Whitbread Saxons Sir Thomas Sir William south side stone Thomas Busby Thomas Lucy tower vestry vicar vicar of Cripplegate Viscount Lisle wall ward wardens Westminster wife William Staines window
Page 58 - IT is a good thing to give thanks unto the Lord, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High: 2 To show forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night, 3 Upon an instrument of ten strings, and upon the psaltery; upon the harp with a solemn sound.
Page 56 - CYRIACK, this three years' day, these eyes, though clear, To outward view, of blemish or of spot, Bereft of light, their seeing have forgot : Nor to their idle orbs doth sight appear Of sun, or moon, or star, throughout the year; Or man or woman. Yet I argue not Against Heaven's hand or will, nor bate one jot Of heart or hope ; but still bear up and steer Right onward.
Page 62 - Be sober, merry, wise, and you'll the same possess. VIII. Ye people all that hear me ring, Be faithful to your Grod and king. I*. In wedlock's bands all ye who join, With hands your hearts unite; So shall our tuneful tongues combine To laud the nuptial rite.
Page 39 - Spring was cooped in, and arched over with hard stone ; and stairs of stone to go down to the spring, on the bank of the townditch ; and this was done of the goods, and by the executors of Sir Richard Whittington.
Page 21 - Gregorie, near unto the cathedral church of St. Paul. Moreover, the charter of William the Conqueror, confirming the foundation of the college in London, called St. Martin the Great, hath these words: " I do give and grant to the same church and canons, serving God therein, all the land and the moore without the postern, which is called Cripplegate, on either side the postern.
Page 25 - When the civil war was over, he went abroad with a pass from the parliament ; but when the fleet revolted to the prince of Wales, he readily went on board, and distinguished himself by the vigour of his counsels. His advice, however, was not followed, but on the return of the fleet to Holland, as the...
Page 26 - Burbican, in that ward, toward the moor ; which said arch the aforesaid abbot and prior, and their successors, ought to maintain and repair; and which was so straight, that the water there could not have its full course, to the annoyance of the inhabitants...
Page 65 - And when he died he gave his mite all that did him befall. For ever once a yere to cloath Saint Giles his poore withall All Saintes hee pointed for the day gownes xx redie made Wth xx shirts and xx smockes as they may best be hadd. He died in 1602. On the south wall is...
Page 11 - ... the danger of such construction had been often experienced by the many conflagrations which the city had suffered ; to remedy as much as possible such calamities in future, an order was made by the court of mayor and aldermen, in 1192...
Page 37 - The ground, with the appurtenances, was also called Leyrestowe ; which king Edward I. granted to William de Monte Forte, dean of St. Paul's, London : being a place (as it is expressed in a record) " without Cripplegate, and the suburbs of London, called Leyrestowe ; and which was the burying place of the Jews of London; which was valued at 40s. per annum...