Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 62

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Chetham Society., 1907 - Cheshire (England)
 

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Page 256 - I make the above provision for my sister and her children, in consequence of my dear wife Lady Byron, and any children I may have...
Page 292 - Henry, by the grace of God, King of England and France, and Lord of Ireland, To all to whom these present Letters shall come greeting; Know ye, that we...
Page 228 - I was put into a tower, where the smoke of the other prisoners came up so thick that it stood as dew upon the walls, and sometimes it was so thick that I could hardly see the candle when it burned ; and I being locked under three locks, the...
Page 241 - Lincoln sped the message on o'er the wide vale of Trent ; Till Skiddaw saw the fire that burned on Gaunt's embattled pile, And the red glare on Skiddaw roused the burghers of Carlisle.
Page 288 - Barker, esquire, deforciants, of two messuages, two gardens, three hundred acres of land, one hundred acres of meadow, two hundred acres of pasture, and fifty acres of wood, with the appurtenances, in Dale...
Page 227 - If you were to lie in it yourselves, you would think it hard ; but your mind is only in cruelly to commit others, as William Kirby here hath done, who hath committed ten of our friends, and put them into a cold room, where there was nothing but bare boards to lie on ; where they have laid several nights, some of them old ancient men above threescore years of age, and known to be honest men in their country where they live,' and when William Kirby was asked 'Why they might not be at liberty to shift...
Page 210 - ... though the facing on both sides has been peeled off for the sake of the square stones which they used in building. A year or two ago a great parcel of it was destroyed with much labour. This reached quite to the Bridge Lane, and hung over the street, at the head of the precipice, in a dreadful manner ; it went round the verge of the close north of the church, and took in the whole circuit of the hill, and the ditch on the north side of it is now to be seen. I suppose it enclosed the whole top...
Page 213 - ... take better heed to your doings hereafter. And, above all things, cleave ye fast to him, who was delivered to death for our sins, and rose again for our justification : to whom, with the Father and the Holy Ghost, be all honour and rule for evermore. Amen. Salute from me in Christ all others which love us in the faith, and at your discretion make them partakers of these letters : and pray ye all for me and others in bonds for the gospel, that the same God, which, by his grace hath called us from...
Page 213 - Christ, to help us, and all others our fellow-soldiers standing in like perilous place, with your prayers to God for us, that we may quit ourselves like men in the Lord, and give some example of boldness and constancy, mingled with patience in the fear of God; that...
Page 285 - Almighty the blessed Mary and all His saints and my body to be buried in the parish church of the blessed Mary of Lancaster beside the altar of St.

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