Transactions of the Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society

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Shropshire Archaeological and Natural History Society., 1903
 

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Página 255 - FURTHERMORE, of our special Grace, and of our certain Knowledge and mere Motion, we have given and granted, and by these Presents, for us, our Heirs and Successors, do give and grant...
Página 176 - Henry, by the grace of God, King of England and France, and Lord of Ireland, To all to whom these present Letters shall come greeting; Know ye, that we...
Página 344 - But I was out of my wits almost, and the more from that upon my lifting up the earth with the spudd I did discern that I had scattered the pieces of gold round about the ground among the grass and loose earth...
Página 318 - VIII., or his children, lieutenants began to be introduced, as standing representatives of the crown, to keep the counties in military order, for we find them mentioned as known officers in the statute 4 & 5 Ph. & M. c. 3, though they had not been then long in use, for Camden speaks of them in the time of Queen Elizabeth, as extraordinary magistrates constituted only in times of difficulty and danger...
Página 344 - And he being gone, and what company there was, my father and I with a dark lantern, it being now night, into the garden with my wife, and there went about our great work to dig up my gold. But, Lord ! what a tosse I was for some time in, that they could not justly tell where it was...
Página xxxiii - Majesty, they would mentally include the health of the Prince and Princess of Wales and the rest of the Royal Family.
Página 340 - They had been on a visit at a house of their relations the Egerton family in Herefordshire; and in passing through Haywood forest were benighted, and the Lady Alice was even lost for a short time. This accident, which in the end was attended with no bad consequences, furnished the subject of a Mask for a Michaelmas festivity, and produced Comus.
Página 345 - So do leave my father to make a second examination of the dirt ; and my mind at rest in it, being but an accident ; and so gives me some kind of content to remember how painful it is sometimes to keep money, as well as to get it...
Página xi - Some portion of the credit for this was due to himself. While he persecuted the Lollards, and failed in war, he yet " reigned as a constitutional king ; he governed by the help of his parliament, with the executive aid of a council, over which parliament both claimed and exercised control. Never before and never again for more than two hundred years were the commons so strong as they were under Henry IV.; and in spite of the dynastic question, the nation itself was strong in the determined action...
Página xxi - ... presume to attempt this, let him know that he will incur the indignation of Almighty God, and of his blessed apostles Peter and Paul. Given at Rome in St. Peter's on the 25th of February in the second year of our Pontificate.

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