Camden's Britannia epitomized and continued

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Page 107 - RICHARD WATTS, Esq. by his Will, dated 22 Aug. 1579, founded this Charity for Six poor Travellers, who not being ROGUES, or PROCTORS, May receive gratis for one Night, Lodging, Entertainment, and Fourpence each.
Page 50 - Lloyd was one of the seven bishops committed to the Tower by James II. for refusing to read the declaration...
Page 198 - ... put all the inhabitants to the sword, without distinction of age or sex. The rest of the district submitted without further opposition.* On his second coming from Germany, Ella landed at Old Shoreham, with the reinforcements which effected the conquest of this province.
Page 216 - Stay, traveller, awhile, and view One who has travelled more than you, Quite round the globe ; in each degree Anson and I have plowed the sea ; Torrid and frigid zones have past, And safe ashore arriv'd at last ; In ease and dignity appear, He in the House of Lords — I here.
Page 173 - DFRS who died 1783. Here was buried in 1772, at least aged 104, one Russell, a person always known under the guise or habit of a woman, and answered to the name of Elizabeth, but at death proved to be a man.
Page 117 - Horne (octagon, with the representation of an angel, his hands held up, and nearly joined, as if holding a shield, but none remains) ; Merstham (curious, consisting of a square block of Sussex marble, lined with lead, and elevated on a pillar of the same stone) ; Mitcham (rich Gothic tracery) ; Mordon ; Mortlake (given temp. Henry VI. by Archbishop Bourchier) ; Shire ; Thames Ditton ; Walton-on-the-Hill (of lead, round it nine figures in a sitting posture, their faces much damaged). Stone pulpit...
Page 171 - A new tunnel has been commenced, and is now in progress. —In the vestry-room of the Church is a portrait of Charles I. in his robes, kneeling at a table, and holding a crown of thorns.
Page 171 - Company as a testimony of esteem for the humane and kind treatment afforded by his father to the crew of their ship, the Antelope, Captain Wilson, which was .wrecked off that island in the night of the gth of August 1783. Stop, reader, stop ! let nature claim a tear — A prince of mine, Lee Boo, lies buried here.
Page 22 - ... that day ; he receives a chicken for his hawk, a peck of oats for his horse, and a loaf of bread for his greyhound. They all dine ; after which the master blows three blasts with his horn, and they...
Page 33 - College, for the education of young men intended for the civil department in the East India Company's service, founded in 1805.

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