Sketches, Illustrative of the Topography and History of New and Old Sleaford, in the County of Lincoln, and of Several Places in the Surrounding Neighbourhood ...
J. Creasey, 1825 - Sleaford (England) - 378 pages
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Page 287 - Plight (towards the end of the fifteenth or the beginning of the sixteenth century...
Page 44 - In witness whereof we have hereunto set our Hands, the Day and Year above written.
Page 25 - For the execution of this survey, commissioners were sent into every county and shire : and juries summoned in each hundred, out of all orders of freemen, from barons down to the lowest farmers...
Page 191 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 323 - For the first business of these Knights was to provide for such pilgrims at that hospital, and to protect them from injuries and insults upon the road. They were instituted about AD 1092, and were very much favoured by Godfrey of Bulloigne, and his successor Baldwin, King of Jerusalem.
Page 264 - They were a less strict sort of religious than the monks, but lived together under one roof, had a common dormitory and refectory, and were obliged to observe the statutes of their order. The chief rule for these [regular] canons is that of St.
Page 118 - This lady, whose maiden name was Moore, was the daughter of a clergyman, and the wife of the Rev. John Brooke, rector of Colney, in NorF4 to fame.
Page 37 - ... man was allowed to kill game on his own estate, but upon the conquest, the king vested the property of all the game in himself, so that no one could sport even on his own land, under the most cruel penalties, without permission ftom the king, by grant of a chase or free warren.
Page 324 - Templars: they were societies of those knights placed upon some of their estates in the country under the government of a commander, who were allowed proper maintenance out of the revenues under their care, and accounted for the remainder to the grand prior at London.