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" There were no rates for the poor in -my grandfather's days; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish) the church-ale of Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish is (or was) a church-house to which belonged spits, crocks, &c. utensils for dressing... "
Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects - Page 214
by John Aubrey - 1857 - 227 pages
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1827
...commonly gripe so much, but that somewhat stil remayneth to cover the purse's bottom."* Another says, " There were no rates for the poor in my grandfather's days ; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish) the church-ale of Whitsuntide did ihe business. In every parish...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1837
...commonly gripe so much, but that somewhat stil remayneth to cover the purse's bottom."* Another says, ;' There were no rates for the poor in -my grandfather's days; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish) the church-ale of Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of popular ...

William Hone - 1837
...commonly gripe so much, but that somewhat stil rernayneth to cover the purse's bottom."* Another says, " There were no rates for the poor in my grandfather's days ; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish) the church-ale of Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish...
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The Churchman; a monthly magazine in defence of the venerable Church and ...

1841
...prince's service." And Aubrey, in his account of Wiltshire, written in the reign of Charles II., says, "There were no rates for the poor in my grandfather's days ; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish), church ale of Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish...
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William Shakspere: A Biography

Charles Knight - 1843 - 542 pages
...scene of a Whitsun-Ale at Bidford. Aubrey has given a sensible account of such a festivity : — " There were no rates for the poor in my grandfather's days ; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish) the Church-Ale of Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish...
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New Curiosities of Literature & Book of the Months, Volume 1

George Soane - Fasts and feasts - 1847
...grounds. Then were a world of labouring people maintained by the plough, as yet in Northamptonshire, &c. There were no rates for the poor in my grandfather's days ; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish} the church-ale at Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish...
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Hierurgia Anglicana: Or Documents and Extracts Illustrative of the Ritual of ...

Rites and ceremonies - 1848 - 397 pages
...Carew's Survey of Cornwall, p. 68 ; cited in Brand's Popular Antiquities, vol. I. p. 157. 1714.] " There were no rates for the poor in my grandfather's days ; but for Kingston S. Michael (no small parish) the church-ale of Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish...
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Hierwigia Anglicana, or, Documents and extracts illustrative of the ritual ...

1848
...Carew's Survey of Cornwall, p. 68 ; cited in Brand's Popular Antiquities, vol. I. p. 157. [446] 1714.] " There were no rates for the poor in my grandfather's days ; but for Kingston S. Michael (no small parish) the church-ale of Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish...
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New Curiosities of Literature: And Book of the Months, Volume 1

George Soane - Fasts and feasts - 1849
...in Northamptonshire, &c. There were no rates for the poor in my grandfather's days; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish) the church-ale at Whitsuntide...was, a church-house, to which belonged spits, crocks, fyc., utensils for dressing provision. Here the housekeepers met and were merry, and gave their charity....
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New Curiosities of Literature: And Book of the Months, Volume 1

George Soane - Fasts and feasts - 1849
...the poor in my grandfather's days ; but for Kingston St. Michael (no small parish) the church- ale at Whitsuntide did the business. In every parish is,...was, a church-house, to which belonged spits, crocks, S^c., utensils for dressing provision. Here the housekeepers met and were merry, and gave their charity....
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