The History and Description of the City of Exeter, and Its Environs, Ancient and Modern, Civil and Ecclesiastical ...

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P. Hedgeland, 1806 - Exeter (England) - 451 pages
 

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Page 39 - So help me God I will keep all these articles inviolate, as I am a man, as I am a Christian, as I am a knight, and as I am a king crowned and anointed.
Page 184 - And for so doing, This shall be your Warrant. And so We bid you Farewell. GIVEN at Our Court at Kensington the Fifteenth Day of June, 1739, in the Thirteenth Year of Our Reign.
Page 155 - Express mention of the True Yearly Value or certainty of the Premises, or any of them, or of any other gifts or grants by us, or by any of our Progenitors or Predecessors...
Page 142 - College, during the space of three months, from the time of vacancy of any of the said places, that then and so often it shall and may be lawful for the...
Page 40 - He called a parliament, where, besides the barons of his own party, and several ecclesiastics, who were not immediate tenants of the crown, he ordered returns to be made of two knights from every shire ; and also deputies from the boroughs, which had been hitherto considered as too inconsiderable to have a voice in legislation. This is the first confused outline of an English house of commons.
Page 288 - The army of Clothair II., king of France, was frighted from the siege of Sens by the ringing of the bells of St. Stephen's church. The second Excerption of our king Egbert commands every priest, at the proper hours, to sound the bells of his church. Bells were used...
Page 146 - I do, by these presents, grant for and on the behalf of his most sacred Majesty, aforesaid, his heirs and successors, that the mayor and recorder of the said city for the time being and three or more of the aldermen of the said city, not...
Page 146 - ... the mayor, recorder, and aldermen of the said city for the time being, and...
Page 149 - ... to the said Governors and their Successors, for the use of the said Hospital, or any part thereof, or any the Houses or Buildings erected, or to be erected thereupon, shall, or may be aliened, assured, given, granted, demised, charged, or in any sort conveyed or come to the possession of us, our heirs...
Page 322 - City for the time being, and his successors, upon the recommendation of the Minister and Churchwardens of the Parish, for the time being, and...

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