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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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The dawn of modern civilization: or, Sketches of the social condition of ...

Dawn - 1847
...father's farm ; and with this illustration of English agricultural life we conclude the chapter. " 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 thereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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Southey's common-place book. Ed. by J.W. Warter, Volume 2

Robert Southey - 1849
...to be heard of you." — LATIMER'S last Sermon before King Edward the Sixth. [Latimer'i Father.'] " 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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Southey's Common-place Book: Special collections

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1849
...be heard of you." — LATIMER'S last Sermon befare King Edward the Sixth. [Latimer's Father.] " Ыт 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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An ecclesiastical biography, containing the lives of ancient fathers and ...

Walter Farquhar Hook - 1850
...1497, to the vicinity of the metropolis. " My father," says Latimer, in one of his sermons at court, " 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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...Latimer's sermons will give an idea of his style and peculiar manner : — [A Yeoman of Henry VI Pt time."] ood linguist*, and so Panurge was, Yet a poor gentleman. All these may pas 3 or 4 by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen meu. lie had...
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England in the sixteenth century; or, A history of the reigns of the House ...

Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) - Great Britain - 1850 - 436 pages
...sermons before Edward n 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 ii three or four pound by year at the uttermost, an] hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-a-dozen...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 9

1859
...Leicestershire, was born at that place. He has left the following curious notices of his father : " 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 Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakspere, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1852
...for concealment. Latimer has described the farmer of the early part 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 BO much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853
...never ! Never — for ever !" LONGFELLOW A YEOMAN OF HENRY ТHE SEVENTH'S TIME (1485-1509). ARCHERY. MY father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 3/. or 4. a year at the uttermost : and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-a-dozen men. He had...
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The Governess: a repertory of female education

Governess - 1855
...to more commercial situations — Simpson t Goldsmith. [Note I.] A Yeoman of Henry VIL's Time. 35. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 31. or 47. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-a-dozen men. He had...
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