Antiquities & Memoirs of the Parish of Myddle, County of Salop

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Shrewsbury: Adnitt & Nauton, 1875 - Middle (England) - 211 pages
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Page 39 - Multa renascentur, quae jam cecidere ; cadentque Quae nunc sunt in honore vocabula, si volet usus, Quem penes arbitrium est et jus et norma loquendi.
Page 34 - Custome is a law or right, not written, which being established by long use and the consent of our ancestors, hath been and is dayly practised.
Page 43 - Seates in the body of the Church does beelong to the ordinary, and noe man can claime a right to a seate without prescription or some other good reason (Boothby v. Bailey). A peiw or seat does not beelong to a person or to land, butt to an house, therefore if a man remove from an house to dwell in another, hee shall not retaine the seat belonging to the first house — (Harris v.
Page 29 - Cave, and of him the people tell almost as many romantick storyes, as of the great outlawe Robin Whood. Yet one thing I must remember that on a time when hee was gott over Monford's Bridge, and was on that side Severne which is next Shrewsbury, and must needs returne over that bridge, the under shiriffe came with a considerable company of men to the bridge (which then was made with stone pillars and wooden planks), and haveing taken up severall plankes, and made such a breadth as they thought noe...
Page 147 - Sic ubi fata vocant, udis abjectus in herbis, Ad vada Maeandri concinit albus olor.
Page 29 - Humphry returned, and was about to enter upon the bridge, they rose up to apprehend him, which he perceiving, put spurrs to his horse, and rideing full speed, leaped clearely over the breadth. The measure of this leape was afterwards marked out upon Knockin Heath, upon a greene plott by the way-side that leads from Knockin towards Nescliffe, with an H and a K cut in the ground att the ends of the leape. The letters were about an eine long, and were a spade graff broad and a spade graff deep. These...
Page 98 - I have heard him pray and preach four houres togeather in the dineing roome att Sweeney, where many persons came to heare him; and when the people departed they had every one a quarter of a twopenny bun or cake, and everyone a glass of beere, of about halfe a pint. And to say the truth of Mr. Baker hee kept good hospitalyty, and was very charitable to the poore.
Page 99 - Nemo tarn Divos habuit faventes Crastinum ut posset sibi polliceri ; Res Deus nostras celeri citatas Turbine versat. And now I come to speak of the children, which my Great Grand-father Richard Gough the 3rd had by his 2nd wife, which, as I said before, were John, Roger, and William, and a daughter named Elizabeth. This Elizabeth was married to Michael Baugh of Clive alias Cliffe.
Page 99 - Hee had spent all the money that his father left him, and, haveing noe child, hee began to consider of an heire to his estate, and first he designed his sister's son, and to that end sent him to Oxford to learne University readeing; butt hee proved extravagant, and gott much in debt, and profited nothing in learning, and therefore the uncle payd his debts and cast him off. When hee came home, hee marryed a wife of noe fortune, and hardly a good name, and this alienated Mr. Baker's affection whoaly...
Page 19 - I had so much intimate acquaintance with Mr. Richardson, that hee would willingly have conformed to the discipline and constitution of the Church of England, but hee tould mee hee could not with a safe conscience subscribe to the declaration against the Covenant.

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