History of the Church, Parish, and Manor, of Howden

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W. F. Pratt, 1851 - 88 páginas

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Página 80 - Oh to abide in the desert with thee! Wild is thy lay and loud, Far in the downy cloud Love gives it energy, love gave it birth. Where, on thy dewy wing, Where art thou journeying? Thy lay is in heaven, thy love is on earth. O'er fell and fountain sheen, O'er moor and mountain green...
Página 80 - Wild is thy lay and loud, Far in the downy cloud, Love gives it energy, love gave it birth. Where, on thy dewy wing, Where art thou journeying? Thy lay is in heaven, thy love is on earth. O'er fell and fountain sheen, O'er moor and mountain green, O'er the red streamer that...
Página 80 - Wild is thy lay, and loud, Far in the downy cloud ; Love gives it energy, love gave it birth. Where, on thy dewy wing, Where art thou journeying ? Thy lay is in heaven, thy love is on earth. " O'er fell and fountain sheen, O'er moor and mountain green, O'er the red streamer that heralds the ilay, Over the cloudlet dim, Over the rainbow's rim, Musical cherub, soar, singing away ! Then, when the gloaming comes, Low in the heather blooms, Sweet will thy welcome and bed of love be ! Emblem of happiness,...
Página 30 - The church is in the form of a cross, with a square tower rising from the centre, upon pointed arches, supported on clustered pillars. There is no evidence to prove the time of its being built, but it appears from the great irregularity in placing the stones, observable in...
Página 19 - York (at the instance and petition of his chapter of York), that there might be prebends ordained out of the revenues of the church, and by their concurrent authority and consent, and likewise of the submission of the prior and convent of Durham, to him, of whose patronage it was, made this ordination, viz., that there should be in...
Página 17 - They obtained in 1836 the sanction of his Majesty in Council to certain schemes and decrees, of which the following is the substance : — That all parishes which are locally situated in one diocese, and are under the jurisdiction of another, be made subject to that See within which they are locally situated ; that certain new dioceses should be created ; that such apportionment or exchange of ecclesiastical patronage should be made among the archbishops and bishops as should be consistent with the...
Página 29 - ... great sums were expended in new roofing and stalling that part of the church. About the middle of the year 1696 the groined stone roof of the chancel fell in, having withstood the ravages of time upwards of three hundred years. Several unsuccessful attempts were made to restore it, but they all proved abortive. Gent says, " The choir fell down not many years ago. But in the wicked usurper's time...
Página 35 - On the north side of the transept towards the south, are the remains of two chantries, now thrown into one. They were the burial place of the Metham family ; their arms are found in the wall, as also those of Hamilton, with whom they intermarried. The recumbent figures found here were originally in the choir. Two of them are Methams, the other is a Saltmarsh. The piscinas remain, and the division walls may yet be traced. The whole is now and has long been used as the burial place of the family of...
Página 20 - Durham, appointed that there should be five prebends for ever ; and each of them to maintain, at his own proper costs, a priest, and clerk in holy orders, to administer in the same, in a canonical habit...
Página 20 - York church, (except in matins, which they shall say in the morning for the parish.) and one of them who is most fit, shall be rector of the choir, and ordain things belonging to divine service, and each of them, as an ebdomodary, shall orderly keep his turn, and serve the cure of the parish by his respective priest, in the portion assigned to him.

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