The History and Antiquities of Syon Monastery: The Parish of Isleworth, and the Chapelry of Hounslow

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J.B. Nichols and Son, 1840 - Heston and Isleworth (England) - 567 pages
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Page 32 - The King to all to whom, &c. greeting. Know ye, that of our special grace, and of our certain knowledge and mere motion, we have given and granted
Page 225 - a prude, and apt to express herself like a prude, said, on hearing it, that if she had thought the King would have given them to such whores and strumpets, and bastards, he never should have had them. This reached the court, the poor woman's salary was stopped, and she never received it afterwards.
Page 225 - more pictures, which she seldom showed. The King desired her to set her price ; she said, she did not care to make a price with his Majesty, she would leave it to him ; but promised to look over her husband's books, and let his Majesty know what prices the late King
Page 158 - He that hath a bountiful eye shall be blessed, for he giveth of his bread to the poor.' Prov. xxii. 9.
Page 27 - to celebrate divine service daily for ever, for our healthful estate whilst we live, and for our soul when we shall have departed this life, and for the souls of our most dear lord and father Henry, late king of England, and Mary his late wife, our most dear mother; also for the souls of John late duke of Lancaster our grandfather, and
Page 27 - live, and for our soul when we shall have departed this life, and for the souls of our most dear lord and father Henry, late king of England, and Mary his late wife, our most dear mother; also for the souls of John late duke of Lancaster our grandfather, and Blanch
Page 32 - and, having priors of their own choosing, thereby became entire societies within themselves, and received the revenues belonging to their several houses for their own use and benefit, paying only the ancient apport,* acknowledgment, or obvention, at first the surplusage, to the foreign house ; but others depended entirely on the foreign
Page 504 - section of an act passed in the fifty-ninth year of the reign of his Majesty King George the Third,
Page 87 - Whitford after that in the garden bothe with faire wordes and with foule, and shewed him that throughe his obstinacy he shuld be brought to the greate shame of the world for his irreligious life, and for his using of bawdy wordes to diverse ladys at the tymes of
Page 16 - of the women, except on particular occasions, with the permission of the superior, and in the presence of witnesses. But the abbess retained the supreme controul over the monks, as well as the nuns ; their prior depended on her choice, and was bound to regulate his conduct by her instructions.

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