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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 national and domestic history of England, Volume 2

William Hickman S. Aubrey - 1878
...quotation will show that statements such as that just taken from Harrison mnst be accepted cum grano salts. "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 BO much )!.'•. kept half-a-dozen men. He...
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Political Economy: With Especial Reference to the Industrial History of Nations

Robert Ellis Thompson - Economics - 1882 - 419 pages
...reduced in numbers and weight, and oppressed by rack-rents. " My father," says Bishop Hugh Latimer, " was a yeoman and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm pf three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a...
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Philips' historical readers, Issue 3

Philip George and son, ltd - 1883
...father's day with their wretched state at the time he was speaking. Here are his very words '7 : — " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year »t the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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The Historical Basis of Socialism in England

Henry Mayers Hyndman - Great Britain - 1883 - 492 pages
...capons, chickens, eggs, &c. ; these things with other are so unreasonably enhanced." Again, 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 had walk...
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The Historical Basis of Socialism in England...

Henry Mayers Hyndman - Great Britain - 1883 - 492 pages
...capons, chickens, eggs, &c. ; these things with other are so unreasonably enhanced." Again, he says, "My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound bv year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-a-dozen men. He had walk...
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The Historical Basis of Socialism in England

Henry Mayers Hyndman - Great Britain - 1883 - 492 pages
...things with other are so unreasonably enhanced." Again, he says, "My father was a yeoman, nr>'l ha>l no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound hv year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-a-dozen men. He had walk...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature: With Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - English language - 1886 - 388 pages
...gives a faithful picture of the manners, thoughts, and events of the period." "My father," he writes, "was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound a year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1891
...France1. 1. Portrait d'un yecman par Latimer, prédicateur de Henri VIII. My father was a yeoraan, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of £3 or £4 by year at thé uttermost, and hereupon he lilled so much as he kept half a dozen men. He...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - English language - 1887 - 466 pages
...gives a faithful picture of the manners, thoughts, and events of the period." "My father," he writes, "was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound a year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History, and Literature, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - English language - 1887 - 466 pages
...gives a faithful picture of the manners, thoughts, and events of the period." "My father," he writes, "was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound a year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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