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Books Books 1 - 10 of 18 on Whitehall after a long interval in 1656, he found it "very glorious and well furnished."....
" Whitehall after a long interval in 1656, he found it "very glorious and well furnished." But the Protectress could not give up her habits of nimble housewifery, and "employed a surveyor to make her some little labyrinths and trap-stairs, by which she... "
Willis's Current Notes: A Series of Articles on Antiquities, Biography ... - Page 26
by George Willis - 1854
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Secret History of the Court of James the First, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1811
...accommodations, and little labyrinths, and trap stairs, by which she might at all times unseen passe to and fro and come unawares upon her servants, and...places and honest in the discharge thereof. Several repaires were like wise made in her own appartiments, and many small partitions up and down, as well...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...author tells us that : ' She employed a surveyor to make her some little labyrinths and trap-stairs, by which she might, at all times, unseen, pass to and...apartments, and many small partitions up and down, as well above stairs as in the cellars and kitchens, her highness-ship not being yet accustomed to that roomy...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1902
...Protectress, with bourgeois thrift watching the servants through the " little labyrinths and trap stairs by which she might, at all times unseen, pass to and fro, and come always upon her servants and keep them vigilant in their places and honest in the discharge thereof."...
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...nimble housewifery, and " employed a surveyor to make her some little labyrinths and trap-stairs, by which she might, at all times, unseen, pass to and...their places and honest in the discharge thereof." * With Cromwell in Whitehall lived Milton, as his Latin Secretary. Here the Protector's daughters,...
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...nimble housewifery, and " employed a surveyor to make her some little labyrinths and trap-stairs, by which she might, at all times, unseen, pass to and...their places and honest in the discharge thereof." * With Cromwell in Whitehall lived Milton, as his Latin Secretary. Here the Protector's daughters,...
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...nimble housewifery, and " employed a surveyor to make her some little labyrinths and trap-stairs, by which she might, at all times, unseen, pass to and fro, and come unawares upon her servants, aml keep them vigilant in their places and honest in the discharge thereof." * With Cromwell in Whitehall...
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1896
...nimble housewifery, and ' employed a surveyor to make her some little labyrinths and trap-stairs, by which she might, at all times, unseen, pass to and...vigilant in their places and honest in the discharge thereof.'3 With Cromwell in Whitehall lived Milton, as his Latin secretary. Here the Protector's daughters,...
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A Short History of Hampton Court

Ernest Law - Hampton Court (S.C.). - 1897 - 421 pages
...and declaring that she had employed a surveyor to make little labyrinths and trap-doors for her, " by which she might at all times, unseen, pass to and...servants, and keep them vigilant in their places." Besides, they accuse her of being continually down in the kitchen, worrying the cook about all sorts...
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Hampton Court: A Short History of the Royal Manor and Palace

Ernest Philip Alphonse Law - Great Britain - 1900 - 421 pages
...and declaring that she had employed a surveyor to make little labyrinths and trap-doors for her, "by which she might at all times, unseen, pass to and...servants, and keep them vigilant in their places." Besides, they accuse her of being continually down in the kitchen, worrying the cook about all sorts...
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The Old Royal Palace of Whitehall

Edgar Sheppard - Algebra, Abstract - 1902 - 415 pages
...of life. Therefore, she employed ' a surveyor to make her some little labyrinths and trap-stairs by which she might, at all times unseen, pass to and...their places and honest in the discharge thereof.' 1 Cromwell's installation took place in Westminster Hall on November 16, 1653. The ceremony was conducted...
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