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" that weare it, as to any artificial curious drapery ; their best clothes then being no better than friezes ; such was their coarseness for want of skill in making. "
The Coucher Book, Or Chartulary, of Whalley Abbey - Page 566
by Whalley Abbey - 1847 - 1314 pages
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The annals of my village: being a calendar of nature, for every month in the ...

Mary Roberts - 1831
...art, knowing no more what to do with their wool, than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery, their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such was their * Strutt's Dresses. coarseness for want of skill in their making. But soon after followed a great alteration,...
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History of the cotton manufacture in Great Britain

Edward Baines (sir.) - 1835
...the English were ignorant of that art, as knowing no more what to do with their wool than the sheep that weare it, as to any artificial curious drapery...was their coarseness for want of skill in making. But soon after followed a great alteration." Edward III. having married the daughter of the earl of...
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The Church history of Britain, Volume 1

Thomas Fuller - 1837
...as knowing no more what to do with their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery; their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in their making. But soon after followed a great alteration, and...
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The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year ...

Thomas Fuller - Great Britain - 1842
...as knowing no more what to do with their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery ; their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in theii making. But soon after followed a great alteration, and...
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The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ ..., Volume 2

Thomas Fuller - Great Britain - 1845
...as knowing no more what to do with their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery, their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in their making. But soon after followed a great alteration, and...
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Memorials of the Canynges' family and their times. To which is added ...

George Pryce - 1854
...knowing no more what to do with their wooll than the sheep that weare it, as to any artificial and curious drapery, their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in their making. But soon after followed a great alteration, and...
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Collectanea Bradfordiana: a Collection of Papers on the History of Bradford ...

Abraham Holroyd - Bradford (England) - 1873 - 184 pages
...as knowing no more what to do" with their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery ; their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in their making. But soon after followed a great alteration, and...
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History of Bolton: With Memorials of the Old Parish Church

James Christopher Scholes - Bolton (England) - 1892 - 555 pages
...their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial curious drapery ; their best clothes then no better than friezes, such was their coarseness for want of skill in making." But soon afterwards followed a great alteration. It was about this period, in the Fourteenth Century,...
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The History of the Woollen and Worsted Industries

Ephraim Lipson - 1965 - 273 pages
...as knowing no more what to do with their wool than the sheep that wear it, as to any artificial and curious drapery; their best clothes then being no better than friezes, such their coarseness for want of skill in the making. . . . The intercourse now being great betwixt the...
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