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Page 156 - From the top of the spire, at coronations or other solemn triumphs, some for vain glory had used to throw themselves down by a rope, and so killed themselves, vainly to please other men's eyes. At the battlements of the steeple, sundry times were used their popish anthems, to call upon their Gods, with torch and taper, in the evenings. In the top of one. of the pinnacles was Lollards' Tower, where many an innocent soul had been by them cruelly tormented and murdered.
Page 147 - Young, master glazier to her majesty, feeling a sweet savour to come from thence, and seeing the same dried from all moisture, and yet the form remaining, with the hair of the head, and beard red, brought it to London to his house in Wood Street, where for a time he kept it for the sweetness, but in the end caused the sexton of that church to bury it amongst other bones taken out of their charnel, &c.
Page 147 - I have been shown the said body, so lapped in lead, close to the head and body, thrown into a waste room, amongst the old timber, lead, and other rubble. Since the which time workmen there, for their foolish pleasure, hewed off his head ; and...
Page 147 - Shene in Surrey, where it remained for a time, in what order I am not certain ; but since the dissolution of that house...
Page 96 - My lord of Ely, when I was last in Holborn, I saw good strawberries in your garden there ; I do beseech you send for some of them.
Page 140 - The Trinity House" shall mean the master, wardens, and assistants of the guild, fraternity, or brotherhood of the most glorious and undivided Trinity and of St. Clement in the parish of Deptford Strond, in the county of Kent...
Page 68 - Fields burial-ground, which the Dissenters regard as their Campo Santo, — and especially for his sake. It is said that many have made it their desire to be interred as near as possible to the spot where his remains are deposited.
Page 183 - When Henry the Eighth left the Pope in the lurch The Protestants made him head of the Church; But George's good subjects the Bloomsbury people Instead of the Church, made him head of the steeple.
Page 32 - None but a freeman of the city shall make or sell gloves. " (2) No glover shall be admitted to the freedom of the city unless with the assent of the Wardens of the trade. " (3) No one shall entice away the servant of another. " (4) If a servant in the trade shall make away with his master's chattels to the value of twelvepence, the Wardens shall make good the loss ; and if the servant refuse to be adjudged upon by the Wardens, he shall be taken before the Mayor and Aldermen.
Page 147 - Since the which time workmen there, for their foolish pleasure, hewed off his head; and Launcelot Young, master glazier to her majesty, feeling a sweet savour to come from thence, and seeing the same dried from all moisture, and yet the form remaining, with the hair of the head, and beard red, brought it to London to his house in Wood Street, where for a time he kept it for...