Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of Lancaster and Chester, Volume 42

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Chetham Society., 1857

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Page 27 - Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord : Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours: and their works do follow them.
Page 125 - The finest Italian works are of the middle and latter part of the fifteenth and the beginning of the sixteenth centuries. Subsequently medal casting and striking gradually fell into the hands of inferior artists, and, however historically interesting, is rarely a worthy measure of contemporary painting and sculpture in Italy.
Page 3 - Moor, worth sixpence per annum. From a rental of Thomas West, Lord de la Warre, May 1st, 1473, it appears that Nicholas Langforth, Knt., holds the demesne of Whithington and Diddesbury by the service of one knight's fee of the said lord, a yearly rent of 9s., and for castleward (a tax upon those residing within a certain distance of any castle towards the maintenance of such as watch and ward the castle) IDS. This relation between the superior lord and his tenant was found to continue uninterrupted...
Page 36 - Bartholomew Fair, in the said place and county, on the other party : the one and thirtieth day of October, 1614, and in the twelfth year of the reign of our sovereign lord, JAMES, by the grace of God, King of England, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith ; and of Scotland the seven and fortieth.
Page 301 - ... by the governors of Queen Anne's Bounty for the benefit of the Incumbent.
Page 293 - with Edward, Earl of Derby's, death the glory of hospitality seemed to fall asleep.
Page 275 - ... through the midst of enemies, without apprehension. And when some people would desire him to be more cautious, he would turn them off with a joke ; for he was usually very cheerful and pleasant in conversation ; so that they who knew him best, thought he was, in this regard, not unlike the celebrated Sir Thomas More.
Page 166 - ... settle the said premises or so much thereof as he shall stand seised of at the time of his decease, so and in such manner as that, on failure of issue of his body, the same may come to my daughter.
Page 181 - Walsingham. was advanced to the dignity of a baron of the realm, by the title of Lord Armine, of Armine, in the county of Nottingham.
Page 160 - Esq., and his heirs male, with the proviso that lands to the value of ^7,000 should be purchased and conveyed and assured to the said Nicholas Mosley for his life, and after his decease to the said Oswald Mosley and his heirs male, with other remainders over to all the other sons of the said Nicholas successively and their heirs male in tail male, with remainder to the said Edward Mosley, Esq., his heirs and assigns for ever.

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