The Priory of Hexham: Prior Richard's history of the church of Hexham; 2. Prior Richard's account of King Stephen and the Battle of the standard; 3. Prior John's continuation of the chronicle of Simeon; 4. Aelred, abbat of Rievaux, on the saints of the church of Hexham; 5. Anecdota quaedam haugustaldensia; Appendix

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James Raine
Society, 1864

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Page 144 - The lyon would not leave her desolate, But with her went along, as a strong gard Of her chast person, and a faythfull mate Of her sad troubles and misfortunes hard...
Page ii - Si qua igitur in futurum ecclesiastica secularisve persona hanc nostrae constitutionis paginam sciens contra eam temere venire temptaverit secundo tertiove commonita si non satisfactione congrua emendaverit potestatis honorisque sui dignitate careat, reamque se divino judicio existere de perpetrata iniquitate cognoscat et a sacratissimo corpore ac sanguine Dei et Domini Redemptoris nostri Jesu Christi aliena fiat, atque in extremo examine districtae ultioni subjaceat.
Page vii - ... aut aliqua alia re, causa vel materia quacunq; in aliquo non obstante. In cujus rei testimonium has literas nostras fieri fecimus patentes.
Page 153 - Ruthless Lord, Thou didst not shudder when the sword Here on the young its fury spent, The helpless and the innocent. Sit now and answer, groan for groan. The child before thee is thy own. And she who wildly wanders there, The mother in her long despair, Shall oft remind thee, waking, sleeping, Of those who by the Wharfe were weeping ; Of those who would not be consoled When red with blood the river rolled.
Page i - Decernimus ergo ut nulli omnino hominum liceat eandem ecclesiam temere perturbare , aut eius possessiones auferre vel ablatas retinere, minuere , vel temerariis vexationibus fatigare , sed omnia integra conserventur, eorum, pro quorum .sustentatione et gubernatione concessa sunt, usibus omnimodis profutura.
Page 153 - SAY, what remains when Hope is fled? " She answered, " Endless weeping!" For in the herdsman's eye she read Who in his shroud lay sleeping. At Embsay rung the matin-bell, The stag was roused on Barden-fell ; The mingled sounds were swelling, dying, And down the Wharfe a hern was flying ; When near the cabin in the wood, In tartan clad and forest-green, With hound in leash and hawk in hood, The Boy of Egremond was seen. * Blithe was his...
Page 153 - Miserere !" duly sung ; And holy men in cowl and hood Are wandering up and down the wood. But what avail they ? Rutbless lord, Thou didst not shudder when the sword Here on the young its fury spent, The helpless and the innocent. Sit now and answer groan for groan, The child before thee is thy own. And she who wildly wanders there The mother in her long despair, Shall oft remind thee, waking, sleeping, Of those who by the Wharfe were weeping; Of those who would not be consoled When red with blood...
Page cxl - ... cause such dreadful execution to be done upon a good number of the inhabitants of every town, village and hamlet, that have offended in this rebellion, as well by the hanging of them up in trees, as by the quartering of them, and the setting of their heads and quarters in every town, great and small, and all such other places, as they may be a fearful spectacle to all other hereafter that would practise any like matter...
Page 58 - Et si mortuo viro uxor ejus remanserit et sine liberis fuerit, dotem suam et maritationem habebit, et earn non dabo marito nisi secundum velle suum.
Page cxv - Novelties, and (as you right wiselie consider'd) do rather sowe Seeds of Dissention, than do any good : And some such as I have heard to use such Preaching, I have discharged ; and yet they preach : But I make Processe agaynst them ; and some of them say, they will get Licence of the Kyng to preach. If they obteine any such Licence, I then am discharged for them that have such Licence. But I trust, that you woll...

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