History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk, and the City and County of the City of Norwich: Comprising, Under a Lucid Arrangement of Subjects, a General Survey of the County of Norfolk, and the Diocese of Norwich ...

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author, 1836 - 816 pages

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Page 387 - English money, at the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, and the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary...
Page 335 - An Act for the better care and maintenance of lunatics, being paupers or criminals in England...
Page 96 - The King and State began now to grow sensible of the great gain the Netherlands got by our English wool; in memory whereof the Duke of Burgundy not long after instituted the Order of the Golden Fleece, wherein — indeed, the fleece was ours, the golden theirs — so vast their emolument by the trade of clothing.
Page 260 - The voluntary outpouring of the public feeling, made to-day, from the North to the South, and from the East to the West, proves this sentiment to be both just and natural.
Page 594 - This seat, on an open barren estate, was planned, planted, built, decorated, and inhabited, the middle of the eighteenth century, by Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester.
Page 143 - Gospel in foreign parts, one share for a glebe for the Church of England, as by law established, one share for the first settled minister of the gospel, and one share for the benefit of a school in said town.
Page 28 - Book." in which the extent of land in each district, the state it was in, whether meadow, pasture, wood, or arable, the name of the proprietor, the tenure by which it was held, and the value at which it was estimated, were all duly entered.
Page 576 - James, son of Robert Bruce, king of Scotland, and heir apparent to the crown, being on a voyage to France, was driven by stress of weather on this coast and detained by the mariners of Cley.
Page 442 - Rising, is very ancient. It was formerly governed by a mayor, recorder, high steward, twelve aldermen, a speaker of the commons, and fifty burgesses. At present the corporation consists of only two aldermen, who alternately serve the office of mayor, and he is the returning officer of two members to the British senate. It has been observed, that though at an election five or six...
Page 255 - ... assemblage. Those nearest him replied, that a Methodist had advertised his preaching there at that hour, but it was well he had not come, for, if he had made his appearance, they certainly would not have left him alive. Mr. Harris expressed his sorrow for their disappointment, and said, if they would favour him with their attention, he would give them a little friendly advice. His men then surrounded him ; and, mounting a table, he proceeded to sing a hymn, in which the soldiers most zealously...

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