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Abbot aged Anderton appears authority Bailiff Baines baptized Bell belonging Bishop Book brother Burgesses buried Butler called Catterall century chapel chapter charged Christopher church Claughton Cockersand conveyed Court curate dated daughter deed descended died edition Edward elected Elizabeth erected fair forest Forton gall Gardner Garstang George give given Goose granted half Hall heir held Henry hold iiij iiijd iij acr inhabitants issue James Jnš John June king Kirkland Lanc Lancaster land living Lord manor March married mess minister Moss Nateby October parish Peter Pilling possession Post Mort present Preston probably record Register rent Richard Richmond Rigmayden Robert Robte Roger Thomas Thos tithes town township vicar VIII viij Walter wife William Willm witnessed Wyersdale Wyresdale yearly
Page 127 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queene of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
Page 59 - Worcester;" and that by the same name they might have perpetual succession ; and that they might also have a common seal. The charter further declared that the said borough, and the compass, circuits, limits, and precincts thereof, and jurisdictions of the same, should extend...
Page 2 - Chester's Triumph in Honor of her Prince, as it was performed upon St. George's Day 1610, in the foresaid Citie.
Page 17 - Lord Mohun, &c., London, 1712, for which these particulars are extracted. v General Macartney, one of the seconds, in 1716 surrendered himself to take his trial at the court of King's Bench, and was acquitted of " murder," but found guilty of manslaughter. thirty-one years from "the Feast of St. Michael the Archangel, which was in the year 1737." By indenture dated 16 August 1742, the Hon. Edward Walpole, Esq., became entitled to manor, &c., for the remainder of the term, and upon his surrendering...
Page 38 - Walter my mother and for the salvation of my soul and [of the souls] of all my...
Page 1 - Members, being Subscribers of One Pound annually ; such Subscription to be paid in advance, on or before the first day of May in every year.
Page 25 - This township gave its name to a family which at a very early period were lords of the soil. In 15 Edw. I (1286) William de Clachton was one of the viriders in a forest assize held at Lancaster, and at about the same period Roger de Claghton is a witness to a deed conveying lands in Claghton from...
Page 21 - ... upon conditions — which were that they might go to their own houses and be safe. It was ordered that the Castle should be demolished and made untenable, and all the timber taken out of it and sold, which was done. And soe it lyes ruinated. It was very stronge, and builded so that it was tho...
Page 69 - ... crowned For a gaoler ripe and mellow The world has not such a fellow. Then to Ashton [near Lancaster] good as may be Was the wine, brave knight, bright lady ; All I saw was comely specious, Seemly gracious, neatly precious. My Muse with Bacchus so long traded When I walk'd my legs deny'd it. Whence to Garstang, pray you heark it Ent'ring there a great beast market, As I jogged on the street Twas my fortune for to meet A young heifer, who before her Took me up and threw me o'er her.
Page 59 - Goods and chattels and every .... other matter or thing, and also to give grant demise alien 'assign' and dispose of such Manors Lands &c And that the Bailiff and Burgesses of the Borough aforesaid so appointed and their successors may for ever have a Common Seal for all manner of causes and business to be acted or done by them, and that it shall and may be lawful for the Bailiff and Burgesses of the Borough or their successors at their pleasure from time to time to break change and make new such...