Sketches, illustrative of the topography and history of new and old Sleaford

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1825 - 80 pages
 

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Page 299 - Plight (towards the end of the fifteenth or the beginning of the sixteenth century...
Page 289 - Let both grow together until the harvest : and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
Page 60 - I to the Church the living call, and to the grave do summon all, AR 1728.
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 193 - Thou shalt come to thy grave in a full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in in his season.
Page 30 - ... whereof, togither with his immoderate feeding on rawe peaches, and drinking of new sider, so increased his sicknesse, that he was not able to ride, but was faine to be carried in a litter presentlie made of twigs, with a couch of strawe vnder him, without any bed or pillow...
Page 333 - 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 274 - 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 120 - 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 - ... 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.

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