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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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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1859
...* He gives this piece of autobiography in his first sermon preached before Edward VI., 1549 : — " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or foure pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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The strength of nations: an historical retrospect

Andrew Bisset - Economic policy - 1859 - 300 pages
...he describes his father's mode of living about the beginning of the sixteenth century, says : — " My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 31. or 4Z. by the year, at the uttermost; and, hereupon, he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men....
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THE PARLIAMENTARY REMEMBRANCER.

TOULMIN SMITH - 1859
...father [' a yeoman,' as the bishop tells us in his first sermon preached before the same King, ' who had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost'] was as diligent to teach me to shoot, as to learn me any other thing;...
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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...the fire affected his vitals, and he died in lin{i-ring anguish.' A YEOMAN OF HENRY SEVENTH S TIME. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only IIP had a farm of 3/. or 41. by yoar at the uttermost, and hereupon lie tilled so much as kept half...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1860
...before King Edward VI., on March 8, 1519, he gave the following curious account of his parentage : " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; onely he had a farme of three or four pounds a year at the uttermost ; and hereupon he tilled so...
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The Life of Hugh Latimer

George Long Duyckinck - 1861 - 204 pages
...furnished his biographers with their entire stock of information respecting his birth and parentage. " My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm (on which he paid a rent) of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...the fire affected his vitals, and he died in tin|ering 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 31. 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...the fire affected his vitals, and he died in lingering anguish.2 A YEOMAN OF HENRT SEVENTH 8 TIME. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 3/. or 4/. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1866
...ont gagné des batailles en France1. 1. Portrait d'un yeoman par Latimer, prédicateur de Henri VIII. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, onry ne had a farm of £3 or £4 by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as he kept...
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