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

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Chetham Society., 1879 - Cheshire (England)
 

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Page 208 - Is there any public or Charity School, endow'd, or otherwise maintain'd in your Parish ? What Number of Children are taught in it ? And what Care is taken to instruct them in the Principles of the Christian Religion, according to the Doctrine of the Church of England ; and to bring them duly to Church, as the Canon requires ? IV.
Page 4 - Chester's Triumph in Honor of her Prince, as it was performed upon St. George's Day 1610, in the foresaid Citie. Reprinted from the original edition of 1610, with an Introduction and Notes.
Page 196 - September 1753, by the Rev. Thomas Hunter, vicar of Garstang." 1754. " Observations on Tacitus, in which his character, as a writer and an historian, is impartially considered and compared with Livy, by the Rev. Thomas Hunter, vicar of Garstang in Lancashire.
Page 254 - Appleton was elected a fellow of the Royal Society, and in 1941 he was created a knight commander of the Order of the Bath. He...
Page 166 - You are they for whom, more immediately, I composed this work ; you are they to whom I was (whiles I was yours) engaged in nearest bonds * * * If you had not been, I had not stayed my ministry so long in Preston ; many and many a time I have been on the...
Page 252 - ... the remainder restored and modernized, it presents little to remind one of its former importance. At one time it had its private chapel, and tradition says that a subterranean passage communicated between it and Bowers house. BOWERS HOUSE. In 20 Edward III. (1 346-7), Robert de Bower held a bovate of land in "parva Nateby," of William de Coucy, by military service,104 and to him, or some of his descendants, we probably owe the name of Bowers House. The present building (erected no doubt on the...
Page 194 - Scottish rebels, I was put under the care of the Rev. Mr. Thomas Hunter, who had the best school at Blackburn of any gentleman in the county. This most worthy precepter began and concluded every his school with some select part of the liturgy. This most learned and worthy clergyman, in the year 1749, wished to place me at Queen's College, Oxford, to which he belonged, but my father, who was a stiff presbyterian, I believe would have died if he had seen me in a surplice.
Page 3 - The Visitation of Lancashire and a Part of Cheshire, made in the Twenty-fourth year of the reign of King Henry the Eighth, AD 1533, by special commission of Thomas Benalt, Clarencieux.
Page 184 - d Wroe.' He was an exemplary pattern of morality, temperance and piety ; and eminent divine, an orthodox preacher, a learned philosopher, and an admirable orator. He was universally belov'd when living, and his death as much lamented by all that knew him.
Page 160 - One Wignall of Rufforth sometyme hop dresser at Scarisbricke, IOS." Richard Ambrose had issue : 63 ' (1.) Marie, who married, 24th April 1609, at Aughton church, the Rev. William Knowles, who at that time was king's preacher at Ormskirk, and on 12 May 1613 was appointed vicar on the death of Richard Ambrose. He resigned the latter in 1615 in favour of his brother-in-law, Henry Ambrose, who, at the time of his father's death, was a student at Oxford. William Knowles was buried in the high chancel...

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