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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 Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ... - Page 409
by John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1807 - 755 pages
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...remarkable, as it 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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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...remarkable, as it 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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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 3

Liberalism (Religion) - 1809
...he gives 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 Invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - London (England) - 1811
...of 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 ..., Volume 1

James Peller Malcolm - Clothing and dress - 1811
...of 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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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 36

Religion - 1858
...father being a tenant farmer, to whom Latimer thus refers in his first sermon before King Edward : — " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own. He had only a farm of two or three pounds a year at the uttermost, and hereupon ho tilled so much as...
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The London Christian instructor, or, Congregational magazine

1823
...their 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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The Sermons of the Right Reverend Father in God, and Constant ..., Volume 1

Hugh Latimer - History - 1824
...is not able to buy him books, nor give his neighbour drink ; 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 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 Congregational Magazine, Volume 6

Congregationalism - 1823
...their circumstances, he has himself described in his first sermon preached before Edward the Sixth. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a (arm of two or three pounds by the year, at die utmost, aud hereupon he tilled so much as kept half...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 18

Anecdotes - 1826
...following picture of the comfort, happiness, and industry of his father's family. " My father," says he, " 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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