The History of Godmanchester ...
Baldwin, 1831 - Godmanchester (England) - 391 pages
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Page 384 - But now by this little diligence, mark what a privilege I have gained with good men and saints, to claim my right of lamenting the tribulations of the church, if she should suffer, when others that have ventured nothing for her sake, have not the honor to be admitted mourners.
Page 379 - Curse ye Meroz, said the angel of the LORD, curse ye bitterly the inhabitants thereof; because they came not to the help of the LORD, to the help of the LORD against the mighty.
Page 383 - ... to read good authors or cause them to be read, till the attention be weary or memory have its full fraught; then with useful and generous labours preserving the body's health and hardiness, to render lightsome, clear, and not lumpish obedience to the mind, to the cause of religion, and our country's liberty, when it shall require firm hearts in sound bodies to stand and cover their stations, rather than to see the ruin of our protestation, and the enforcement of a slavish life.
Page 96 - Dat' per manus Simonis Welbun archidiacono et Johannes de Grey apud Cenom ix° die Octobris anno regni nostri primo. [TRANSLATION.] John, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy and Aquitaine, Earl of Anjou, to the Archbishops, Bishops, Abbots, Earls, Barons, Justices, Sheriffs, Stewards, Reeves, and all his bailiffs and faithful people, greeting.
Page 273 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith etc.
Page 60 - The first is a large folio, written on 382 double pages of vellum, in a small but plain character} each page having a double column. Some of the capital letters and principal passages are touched with red ink; and some have strokes of red ink run across them, as if scratched out.
Page 87 - Now this was the manner in former time in Israel concerning redeeming and concerning changing, for to confirm all things ; a man plucked off his shoe, and gave it to his neighbour : and this was a testimony in Israel.
Page 238 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
Page 251 - It shall not be lawful from henceforth to any to give his lands to any religious house, and to take the same land again to hold of the same house. Nor shall it be lawful to any house of religion to take the lands of any, and to lease the same to him of whom he received it: if any from henceforth give his lands to any religious house, and thereupon be convict, the gift shall be utterly void, and the land shall accrue to the lord of the fee.
Page 275 - Pounte and his assigns, from the Feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary then last past...