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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. "
An ecclesiastical biography, containing the lives of ancient fathers and ... - Page 549
by Walter Farquhar Hook - 1850
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The sermons of ... Hugh Latimer ... many of which were ... on the ..., Volume 1

Hugh Latimer (bp. of Worcester.) - 1758
...buy him books, nor give his neighbours drink ; and all the great gain goeth another way. My father was a Yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pounds by the year at the utmoft, and hereupon he tilled fo much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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History of Great Britain, from the death of Henry viii. to the ..., Volume 2

James Pettit Andrews - 1806
...of his own ; only he he had a farm * of three or four pounds by the Cent.xvi. year at the utmost ; and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had a walk for an hundred sheep ; and my mother milked thirty kine,' Sec. ' He kept his son at school till...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 1

George Burnett - 1807
...ancient yeomanry: My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his awn, only he had a farm of 31. or 41. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so...had walk for an hundred sheep, and my mother milked 30 kine. He was able, and did find the king a harness, with himself and his horse, while he came to...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1807
...following account of himself, his family, and the value of farms, &c. at that period : " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...relates to his personal history, and exhibits a correct picture of the ancient yeomanry : 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 had...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 1

George Burnett - 1807
...relates to his personal history, and exhibits a correct picture of the ancient yeomanry : My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of 31. or 4l. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature

1808
...no lands of his own, only he had a tarín of 3I. or 4i. by year at the uttermost, and hereupon hé tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk fur an hundred sheep, and my mother milked 30 kine. He was able, and did find the king a harness, with...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 3

1809
...the lowing account of his family, which may be interesting as « a tale of other times." " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of t(iree or fonr pounds by the year at the utmost, and upon which he tilled so nun h as kept half a dozen...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman ..., Volume 1

James Peller Malcolm - 1811
...Westminster, and of the congregation, is annexed,] gives the following account of his family. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he...for an hundred sheep, and my mother milked thirty kyne. He was able and did find the king a harness, with himself and his horse, while he came to the...
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Anecdotes of the Manners and Customs of London from the Roman Invasion to ...

James Peller Malcolm - 1811
...Westminster, and of the congregation, is annexed,] gives the following account of his family. " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he...for an hundred sheep, and my mother milked thirty kyne. He was able and did find the king a harness, with himself and his horse, while he came to the...
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