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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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Middle England from the accession of Henry II. to the death of Elizabeth ...

Great Britain - 1884
...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 at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

1816
...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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A History of England

1919 - 565 pages
...landowners. Latimer illustrated the evil from his own experience in a sermon preached before Edward VI. My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three to four pounds by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He...
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the farmer's magazine

Rogerson And Tuxford - 1859
...yeomen of his time did not occupy more than 100 acres. Bishop Latimer, speaking of his father, says, " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; he had only a farm of three or four pounds, by the year, at the utmost; and hereupon he tilled as...
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Homiletic Review: An International Magazine of Religion, Theology ..., Volume 17

1889
...day. As he tells us in one of his simple sermons, the first that he preached before Edward the Sixth, "My father was a yeoman and had no lands of his own, and my mother milked thirty kine. I can remember that I buckled the harness when my father went to...
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The Farmer's Magazine Volume the Seventeenth

Staff - 1860
...considered to be so much as one could cultivate in a year. (Henry of Huntingdon, vi. 2,066.) sermons, " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own; he had only a farm of 3 or 4 a-year at the utmost, and hereupon he tilled as much as kept half...
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