An Historical Account of the Antiquities in the Cathedral Church of St. Mary, Lincoln: Abridged from William of Malmsbury, Matthew Paris, Prince, ... Compiled to Gratify the Curious Inspector of this Magnificent Pile of Building

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W. Wood. Mr. Crowder, and Mr. Wilkie, London, 1771 - 55 pages
 

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Page 49 - Esq, did see, before she died, lawfully descended from her (that is) 16 of her own body, 114 grandchildren, 228 of the third generation, and 9 of the fourth.
Page 55 - Gravestones pulled up, the rich Brass " Gates to the Choir and divers of the Chantries pulled down, " and every remaining Beauty defaced ; and his Church " made Barracks for the prevailing Parties in that unhappy " Reign, and his Episcopal Palace totally destroyed, both at
Page 51 - Remigius, the founder of this church, lieth within this urn ; 'tis large enough for a " little man. But should you expect a sepulchre equal to his mind, to what a structure " would that rise ! Let then this church, which he built, be his tomb. Nor should a less " noble one be ascribed to his memory.
Page 10 - Battle Abbey in England, and that of Caen in Normandy. He was exceedingly religious, received the Sacrament every Sunday, and for three Months in the Year fed daily, one Thoufand poor Perfons, and cloathed thofe who we.re blind or lame.
Page 55 - I. he had the mortification to see all the brass work ot the grave stones pulled up, the rich brass gates to the choir and divers of the chantries pulled down, and every remaining...
Page 21 - Provi/ion, the Chapter refufed to admit him, and the Pope was forced to revoke his Bull.
Page 54 - Reformation took place, this cathedral was undoutedly the fmest and richest in the whole kingdom, and the number and splendour of its tombs almost incredible. In the reign* of King Henry the Eighth...

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