The Derby Household Books: Comprising an Account of the Household Regulations and Expenses of Edward and Henry, Third and Fourth Earls of Derby; Together with a Diary Containing the Names of the Guests who Visited the Latter Earl at His Houses in Lancashire

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Chetham Society, 1853 - 247 pages

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Page liii - M. PHILIP AMADAS, AND M. ARTHUR BARLOWE, WHO DISCOVERED PART OF THE COUNTREY NOW CALLED VIRGINIA ANNO 1584. WRITTEN BY ONE OF THE SAID CAPTAINES, AND SENT TO SIR WALTER RALEGH, KNIGHT, AT WHOSE CHARGE AND DIRECTION, THE SAID VOYAGE WAS SET FORTH...
Page xxxiii - Britain's isle, no matter where, An ancient pile of building stands ; The Huntingdons and Hattons there Employ'd the power of fairy hands To raise the ceiling's fretted height, Each pannel in achievements clothing, Rich windows that exclude the light, And passages, that lead to nothing.
Page 15 - The piper's bank, whereon to sit and play; And a fair dial to mete out the day. Our master's feast shall want no just delights, His entertainments must have all the rites. Much. Ay, and all choice that plenty can send in; Bread, wine, acates, fowl, feather, fish or fin, For which my father's nets have swept the Trent— Enter MOLAM.OVS.
Page xxviii - Edward Estham, John Weredon, and forty others, in contempt of her Majesty and the laws, and also requiring him to examine Ralph Clayton the informant, and to protect him against the indignation of the people for shewing himself, "accordyng to his dutie to myslyke of theise lewde...
Page 97 - the younger," to distinguish him from his uncle of the same name. On his death without issue, 33rd Elizabeth, this estate of Cross Hall passed to his uncle, Mr. Henry Stanley the elder, nephew of Thomas the second Earl. He had married 26th September 1563 Margaret, daughter of Peter Stanley of Aughton Esq. (who bore the great standard at the funeral of Earl Edward in 1574,) by his first wife Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of James Scarisbrick Esq., who had acquired the manor of Bickerstaff in marriage...
Page 22 - Lo. his chiefe officers make a weeklie vewe & take Ord9 that noe vagrant psons or maisterles men be fostered and kept aboute the house and that noe househould S9vante of anye degree bee pmitted to carie forth of the house or gates any mane9 of victualls bread or drinke. <^jwyi^ *&- / t_ S ' / ^ ;,-,,.- r— \v YORK. ' ''3UC LIBRARY LENOX AND «Tfjr Devlii) ?»>ou!srlj0lB Boolts. 28 of my L. the Earle of Derbies Householde Servants the xiiit1' daie of Maye A° 1587 at wch tyme his L.
Page 194 - George all the rest of his plate (reserving one dozen of spoons " of the worser sort," which he gave to his wife), his best chain of gold with his signet, and all his lands at Dunham and Carrington ; to his cousin William Tatton his grey horse, and to Mr. William Warburton and Mr. William Leycester a gelding each ; to his well-beloved mother (Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Edmund Trafford Knt.) his "sealing ringe usuallie worne vpon his little finger"; to his brother Davenport all his hounds, and to...
Page 100 - Anderton."] William, eldest son of Hugh Anderton of Euxton, by his second wife Alice, daughter of Alexander Standish of Standish Esq., married Isabel, daughter and heiress of William Hancock of Pendle Hall, and relict of Richard Assheton of Downham Esq., by whom he had Hugh Anderton his eldest son, born in 1600, six other sons, and four daughters. His grandmother Ann, widow of James Anderton Esq., remarried William ffarington of ffarington Esq., and his grandson William Anderton of Euxton married...
Page lxxi - ... 10th November, in which he declares his accomplices and opens the whole conspiracy, is subscribed in a faint and trembling hand; the signature has obviously the appearance of being written by a person in great bodily agony ; the Christian name alone is completed, and the pen appears to have fallen from the hand of the writer while he was attempting to form the initial letter of his surname. (Jardine's Criminal Trials, vol. i. pp. 16, 17, 1832.) The following paper was enelosed in the letter :...
Page 206 - Hesketh" a lawier.] Thomas Hesketh of Whitehill in the county of Lancaster, and of Heslington near York, second son of Gabriel Hesketh of Aughton by his wife Jane, daughter of Sir Thomas Halsall Knt., was Bencher and Reader of Gray's Inn, London, in 1588. He was Recorder of Lancaster and MP for that Borough in 1597, Attorney of the Court of Wards to Queen Elizabeth and James I., knighted in 1603, and in that year again chosen MP for Lancaster. He was one of the Council of the North, and purchased...

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