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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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An Address on the Occasion of the 250th Anniversary of the Settlement of New ...

William Lathrop Kingsley - Connecticut - 1888 - 66 pages
...Constantinople." I turn next to the account which Bishop Latimer himself gave of his own childhood. He says, " My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own. He hired a farm of three or four pounds by the year, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a...
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New Englander and Yale Review

Religion - 1888
...Constantinople.'' I turn next to the account which Bishop Latimer himself gave of his own childhood. He says, " My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own. He hired a farm of three or four pounds by the year, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a...
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The English Poor: A Sketch of Their Social and Economic History

Thomas Mackay - Labor - 1889 - 299 pages
...impropriations ; great reformation is to be had in them. I know .... the great gain goeth another way. My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of iii. or iiii. pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men....
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The English Poor: A Sketch of Their Social and Economic History

Thomas Mackay - Labor - 1889 - 299 pages
...impropriations ; great reformation is to be had in them. I know .... the great gain goeth another way. My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of iii. or iiii. pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men....
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The English Poor: A Sketch of Their Social and Economic History

Thomas Mackay - England - 1889 - 299 pages
...impropriations ; great reformation is to be had in them. I know .... the great gain goeth another way. My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of iii. or iiii. pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men....
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A History of England, Volume 2

James Franck Bright - Great Britain - 1889
...Latimer's Sermon afthe Plough. * Lntlmer's Setond Semon fiffore Oit Ktng. * Third Sermon. btjvrt Iht Kiity. yeoman and had no lands of his own, only he had a i'aim of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half...
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American Gardening, Volume 11

Gardening - 1890
...most varieties under similar conditions. — WC STKELE, Florida. 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...
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The Unearned Increment: Or, Reaping Without Sowing

William Harbutt Dawson - England - 1890 - 156 pages
...— " Land which went heretofore for twenty or forty pounds a year now is let for fifty or a hundred. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only, he had a farm at a rent of 1 " The more there is allotted to lahour .the less there will remain to he appropriated...
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A Short History of Anglo-Saxon Freedom: The Polity of the English-speaking ...

James Kendall Hosmer - Anglo-Saxon race - 1890 - 420 pages
...lamented by great men. " My father," said Hugh Latimer, in the first half of the sixteenth century, "was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own; only he had a farm at a rent of three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and thereon he tilled so much as kept...
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Leicestershire and Rutland Notes and Queries and Antiquarian ..., Volume 1

John Spencer, Thomas Spencer, Frederic Chapman - Leicestershire (England) - 1891
...and effective. The following is an extract from a sermon preached by him before Edward VI. : — ' My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of $ or $ by tne year at tne uttermost, at Thurcaston, in Leicestershire, and hereupon he tilled so...
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