The History of Godmanchester in the County of Huntingdon: Comprising Its Antient, Modern, Municipal, and Ecclesiastical History
Baldwin and Cradock, 1831 - Godmanchester (England) - 391 pages
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Page 78 - John, by the grace of God, king of England, lord of Ireland, duke of Normandy and Aquitaine...
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 383 - Those morning haunts are where they should be, at home ; not sleeping, or concocting the surfeits of an irregular feast, but up and stirring, in winter often ere the sound of any bell awake men to labour, or...
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 72 - Ancient demesne consists of those lands or manors, which, though now perhaps granted out to private subjects, were actually in the hands of the crown in the time of Edward the Confessor, or William the Conqueror; and so appear to have been by the great survey in the exchequer called domesday-book.
Page 148 - ... ordained, or provided, or any other thing, cause, or matter, whatsoever, in any wise notwithstanding. In witness whereof, we have caused these our letters to be made patent. Witness ourself at Westminster, the 23d day. of May, in the seventh year of our reign of England, France, and Ireland, and of Scotland the * * * * Per ipsum Regem.
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 238 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).