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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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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...the fire affected his vitals, and he died in lingering anguish.* A YEOMAN OF HENRY SEVENTH'S TIME. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 3/. or 41. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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Biographical sketches of eminent Christians, Volume 1

1856
...king Edward vi., he drew the following fresh and homely picture of those early times in his history. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his Own. He had only a farm of two or three pounds a year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as...
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Popular history of England, Volume 2

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1857
...perfectly acquainted with country affairs, tells us of the old time, in a well-known passage ; — " 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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...the fire affected his vitals, and he died in lingering anguish.! A YEOMAN OF HENRY SEVENTH'S TIME. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 3/. or 41. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe ..., Volume 43

Shuttleworth family - England - 1857
...mode of living among the yeomanry at the beginning of the sixteenth century : — My father (says he) 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 himself and a dozen men....
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the ..., Volume 43, Part 3

Cheshire (England) - 1857
...mode of living among the yeomanry at the beginning of the sixteenth century: — My father (says he) 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 himself and a dozen men....
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 4; Volume 108

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Edwin Paxton Hood, Jonathan Edwards Ryland - 1858
...be, he never was ashamed — nay, made it his boast, saying in one of his sermons at court : — " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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Athenae cantabrigienses, Volume 1

George John Gray - 1858
...Thurcaston 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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History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth, Volume 1

James Anthony Froude - Great Britain - 1858
...very tolerable information. Latimer's ' My father,' says Latimer, J ' was a yeoman, and the acaie of had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of ^Lree ^ four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-adozen...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...think verily that if it thus continue, we shall at length be constrained to pay for a pig a pound. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-a-dozen men. He had...
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