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The History of Huntingdon, from the Earliest to the Present Times [Signed R ...
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Abbey acres afterwards Aldermen ancient Anglo Saxons annum bailiffs bailiffs and burgesses Bishop of Lincoln Borough aforesaid borough of Huntingdon bridge Cambridge Camden Castle chapel charity Charles charter church confirmed Countess Judith county of Huntingdon Court customs daughter David death died Domesday book Earl of Huntingdon Earl of Sandwich Earldom East Anglia elected Elizabeth England Fens George Godmanchester granted heirs Henry VIII Hinchinbrook honour Hospital Hunting Huntingdonshire inhabitants James John's Justices king Edward king of Scotland King's kingdom kingdom of England Knight land Lane liberties and precincts Lionel Walden Lord the King Mary Mary's Master Mayor ment Montague Neots Nunnery Oliver Cromwell parish of St Parliament persons poor possession precincts thereof present Priory Protector Queen Ramsey reign rent Richard Roman Saints Sawtry says Sheriff Simon Sir Robert soull successors Thomas tingdon tion town of Huntingdon Waldeof William yearly
Page 213 - When they submitted, their officers were knocked on the head, and every tenth man of the soldiers killed ; and the rest shipped for the Barbadoes.
Page 226 - I vainly thought myself a courtly young gentleman (for we courtiers valued ourselves much upon our good clothes). Icame into the House one morning, well clad, and perceived a gentleman speaking, whom I knew not, very ordinarily apparelled; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor...
Page 223 - Thy instruments, to depend more upon Thyself. Pardon such as desire to trample upon the dust of a poor worm, for they are Thy People too. And pardon the folly of this short Prayer : — Even for Jesus Christ's sake. And give us a good night, if it be Thy pleasure. Amen.
Page 200 - had been rejected, he would have sold all he had " the next morning, and never have seen England " more ; and he knew there were many other " honest men of the same resolution.
Page 156 - Cause I am poor, deform'd, and ignorant, And like a bow buckled and bent together, By some more strong in mischiefs than myself, Must I for that be made a common sink, For all the filth and rubbish of men's tongues To fall and run into ? Some call me Witch, And being ignorant of myself, they go About to teach me how to be one; urging, That my bad tongue (by their bad usage made so) Forespeaks their cattle,* doth bewitch their corn, Themselves, their servants, and their babes at nurse. This they enforce...
Page 224 - And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, every man under his vine and under his fig-tree, from Dan even to Beer-sheba, all the days of Solomon.
Page 156 - And why on me ? why should the envious world Throw all their scandalous malice upon me ? 'Cause I am poor, deform'd, and ignorant, And like a bow buckled and bent together By some more strong in mischiefs than myself; Must I for that be made a common sink For all the filth and rubbish of men's tongues To fall and run into ? Some call me Witch, And being ignorant, of myself, they go About to teach me how to be one...