The History of Tewkesbury

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J. Bennett, 1830 - 456 sider
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Side 85 - I'll have her, but I will not keep her long. What ! I, that kill'd her husband and his father, To take her in her heart's...
Side 293 - There is a gentle Nymph not far from hence, That with moist curb sways the smooth Severn stream: Sabrina is her name: a virgin pure; Whilom she was the daughter of Locrine, That had the sceptre from his father Brute.
Side 41 - First, in the feast of Christmas, there was in the king's house, wheresoever he was lodged, a lord of misrule, or master of merry disports, and the like had ye in the house of every nobleman of honour or good worship, were he spiritual or temporal.
Side 151 - Cromwell ordered it to be carefully conveyed to Hampton Court, where it was placed in the great gallery, and one of Cromwell's favourite amusements was to be entertained with this instrument at leisure hours.
Side 378 - Act for continuing the term of an Act passed in the fourth year of the reign of his late Majesty King George the fourth, intituled, An Act for building a bridge over the river Severn, at or near to the Mythe Hill within the parish and near to the town of Tewkesbury, in the county of Gloucester, to the opposite side of the said river in the parish of Bushley, in the county of Worcester, and for making convenient roads and avenues to communicate with such bridge within the counties of Gloucester and...
Side 155 - Jews and we are in extremes this way : They hold the place unclean, where the dead lies ; and will not abide to read any part of the Law near to ought that is dead : we make choice to lay our dead in the place, where we read and preach both Law and Gospel. Secondly, in regard of the Annoyance of the Living : for the air, kept close within walls, arising from dead bodies, must needs be offensive ; as we find by daily experience : more offensive...
Side 74 - Glocester himself had |ho inconsiderable tincture of learning, and was the patron of all who excelled in it ; qualities rare at all times in a nobleman of his high rank, but particularly in an age when knowledge and valour were thought incompatible, and not to be able to read was a mark of nobility. This truly great man...
Side 89 - ... what customary rents, prestations, and services, are to be paid and rendered out of the lands ? what has been added to the manor, what withheld from it, and by whom? what land is waste? what the whole was let for in the time of King Edward, and what the net rent; whether it was too dear rented, or...
Side 391 - ... to do and execute by the name aforesaid and that by the same name of the mayor...

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