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

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Chetham Society., 1879 - Cheshire (England) - 29 pages
 

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Page 2 - I. Travels in Holland, the United Provinces, England, Scotland, and Ireland, 1634-1635. By Sir William Brereton, Bart. Edited by EDWARD HAWKINS, Esq., FRS, FSA, FLS pp.
Page 1 - RULES. 1. That the Society shall be limited to three hundred and fifty members. 2. That the Society shall consist of members being subscribers of one pound annually, such subscription to be paid in advance, on or before the day of general meeting in each year. The first general meeting...
Page 1 - That every member not in arrear of his annual subscription, be entitled to a copy of each of the works published by the Society. 6. That twenty copies of each work shall be allowed to the editor of the same, in addition to the one to whi .': he may be entitled as a member.
Page 15 - I, that organs would blow him out of the church ; " which," adds the narrator, " I do not believe, the rather because he wee loving of, and skilfull in voeall musick, and could bear his own part therein." Under the Commonwealth, native organ-builders were discouraged ; so that after the restoration, when the nation "came into right tune," foreign builders erected the instruments. Peter Smart, in his Short Treatise of Altars, 1621, said that, in his time, many parishes had " set up altars, images,...
Page 14 - That Images abused with Pilgrimages, and offerings thereunto, be forthwith taken down and destroyed ; and that no more wax candles or tapers be burnt before any image, but only two lights upon the High Altar before the Sacrament shall remain still, to signifie that Christ is the very light of the world.
Page 1 - That the Accompts of the Receipts and Expenditure of the Society shall be audited annually by three Auditors, to be elected at the General Meetings, and that the Report of the Auditors, with an Abstract of the Accompts, shall be published.
Page 25 - ... so many shall be ready to help the priest in the ministration as shall be requisite, and shall have upon them likewise the vestures appointed for their ministry, that is to say, albs with tunicles.
Page 40 - Item, that when any Christian body is in passing, that the bell be tolled, and that the curate be specially called for to comfort the sick person. And after the time of his passing, to ring no more, but one short peal, and one before the burial, and another short peal after the burial.

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