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" My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep; and my mother milked thirty kine. "
The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ... - Page 409
by John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1807 - 755 pages
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On Sir Francis Burdett's motion for parliamentary reform.-On the conduct of ...

Robert Southey - 1832
...con' tinue, we shall at length be constrained to pay ' for a pig a pound.' In another place he says, ' My father was a yeoman, and had no lands ' of his own; only he had a farm of three or four ' pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon • he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. ' He...
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The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Latimer's Sermons

English literature - 1832
...is not able to buy him books, nor give his neighbour drink ; all the great gain goeth another way. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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Hugh Latimer - Sermons, English - 1832 - 288 pages
...is not able to buy him books, nor give his neighbour drink ; ail the great gain goeth another way. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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The History of the Reigns of Edward the Sixth, Mary, and Elizabeth, Volume 1

Sharon Turner - Great Britain - 1835
...taking place. Latimer has drawn, in his own father, an interesting picture of THE ANTIENT YEOMAN. ' MY Father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own : he had only a farm of three or four pounds a year at the uttermost ; and hereupon, he tilled so much...
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The History of England: The history of England: reigns of Edward the Sixth ...

Sharon Turner - Great Britain - 1835
...taking place. Latimer has drawn, in his own father, an interesting picture of THE ANTIENT YEOMAN. ' MY Father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own: he had only a farm of three or four pounds a year at the uttermost ; and hereupon, he tilled so much...
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First Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Inquire as to the Best Means ...

Great Britain. Commissioners Appointed to Inquire as to the Best Means of Establishing an Efficient Constabulary Force in the Counties of England and Wales - Constables - 1839 - 416 pages
...1590, ii still retained, and contains the cuuBervative •distinct froni'the judicatuie clauses. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four povinds a year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-a-dozen men. He had walk...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1840
...sermons before Edward vi., describes the English yeoman of the commencement of the sixteenth century. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept halfa-dozen men. He had walk...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of ..., Volume 2; Volume 11

1842
...close of the fifteenth century, as the following extract will show : — " My father (says Latimer) was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hcjeupon he tilled so much land as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...sermons will give an idea of his style and peculiar ' manner: — [A Yeoman of Henry >'//'< i/rnc.] r the si £3 or £-1 by year at the i uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much a« kept I half a dozen men....
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...one of the great Martyrs of the Reformation, was born about 1472. In one of his sermons, he says " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost He kept me to school, or else I had not been able to have preached before...
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