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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 United Kingdom: A Political History, Volume 1

Goldwin Smith - Great Britain - 1899
...under the title of copyhold. In the next reign Latimer in an often-quoted passage says 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 halfa-dozen men. He had walk...
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Hugh Latimer

R. Monti Carlyle, Alexander James Carlyle - Bishops - 1899 - 177 pages
...He goes on to show how the position of the yeoman has sunk in his lifetime. " My father," he says, " was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound byyear at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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A History of England for High Schools and Academies

Katharine Coman, Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - Great Britain - 1899 - 507 pages
...turbulent times. Such a man is described in Latimer's sermon before Edward VI. "My father Train. II. was a yeoman and had no lands of his own, only he had a 39I' 392farm of three or four hundred pounds (rent) by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled...
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The Age of Transition, 1400-1580, Volume 2

Frederick John Snell - English literature - 1905
...charming and frank descriptions, which it would be criminal not to quote. My father was a j'eoman, 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 a walk...
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An Introduction to English Economic History and Theory, Volume 1

Sir William James Ashley - Great Britain - 1906
...Pollock, in a paper on Early Landholding, in Macmittan'i Magazine for April, 1890. 2a. " My father waa 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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Current Economic Problems: A Series of Readings in the Control of Industrial ...

Walton Hale Hamilton - Economics - 1916 - 789 pages
...LATIMER Land which went heretofore for twenty or forty pounds a year now is lent for fifty or a hundred. My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, he had a farm at a rent of three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost ; and thereupon he tilled...
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The Foundations of Society and the Land: A Review of the Social Systems of ...

John Wynne Jeudwine - Agriculture - 1918 - 514 pages
...the enclosures which resulted from the same cause, gives us a picture of the yeoman of his time. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own. He tilled as much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep, and my mother milked thirty...
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The Devon Carys, Volume 1

Fairfax Harrison - Devon (England) - 1920 - 715 pages
...preached before Edward VI (Sermons, Everyman's ed., 85) : "My father was a yeoman [in Leicestershire] and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at uttermost [say 160 acres arable, with communal rights of pasture] and hereupon he...
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The Marian Martyrs

J.R. Broome - England - 1998 - 28 pages
...Latimer was born about 1485 at Thurcaston, near Leicester. In a sermon preached before Edward VI he said, "My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own. He had only a farm of three or four pounds a year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much...
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Classical Economics: January 1816 to April 1817

Donald Rutherford - Classical school of economics - 1999 - 520 pages
...these continue, we shall at length be constrained to pay for a pig a pound.' In another place 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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