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" My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep; and my mother milked thirty kine. "
The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben Percy ... - Page 37
1826
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The sermons of ... Hugh Latimer ... many of which were ... on the religious ...

Hugh Latimer (bp. of Worcester.) - 1758
...buy him books, nor give his neighbours drink ; and all the great gain goeth another way. My father was a Yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pounds by the year at the utmoft, and hereupon he tilled fo much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for an...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 9

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1807 - 755 pages
...following account of himself, his family, and the value of farms, &c. at that period : " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...relates to his personal history, and exhibits a correct picture of the ancient yeomanry : My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 31. or 41. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...relates to his personal history, and exhibits a correct picture of the ancient yeomanry : My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 31. or 4l. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 3

Liberalism (Religion) - 1809
...the lowing account of his family, which may be interesting as a tale of other times." " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of t(iree or fonr pounds by the year at the utmost, and upon which he tilled so nun h as kept half a dozen...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman ..., Volume 1

James Peller Malcolm - Clothing and dress - 1811
...Westminster, and of the congregation, is annexed,] gives the following account of his family. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost ; and hereupon he tilled so much, as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - Costume - 1811
...Westminster, and of the congregation, is annexed,] gives the following account of his family. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost ; and hereupon he tilled so much, as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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The Parlour Portfolio, Or, Post-chaise Companion: Being a ..., Volume 1

Anecdotes - 1820
...fancy would amuse ydur readers. I am, Sir, &c. , / PHILALETES. \ V " My father was a yeoman, and had lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had a walk for...
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A History of the British Empire: From the Accession of Charles I ..., Volume 1

George Brodie - Great Britain - 1822
...slauery." He gives likewise a curious picture of his father's family, to prove the change of tunes. " My father," says he, " was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, onely he had a fame of 3 or 4 pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept...
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The London Christian instructor, or, Congregational magazine

1823
...circumstances, he has himself described in his first sermon preached before Kdward the Sixth. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of two or three pounds by the year, at the utmost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen...
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