The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion


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Pàgina 20 - Why, so can I ; or so can any man : But will they come, when you do call for them ? Glend.
Pàgina 13 - With these he arrived in few days at the Island of Cuba, where he sought out a place wherein with all quiet and repose he might make the dividend of the spoil they had got. They found in ready money two hundred and fifty thousand pieces of eight, besides all other merchandizes, as cloth linen, silks, and other goods.
Pàgina 100 - Totum una leuga longitudine et dimidium leugae latitudine '— being 1440, 360, and 720 acres respectively, and so on. If an examination is made of these entries it is impossible to arrive at any other conclusion than that the...
Pàgina viii - Chancellor of St. David's in the time of the Venerable Father the Lord David Martyn, by the grace of God Bishop of the place, in the year of our Lord 1326.
Pàgina 25 - That every captain should draw the shares of eight men, for the expenses of his ship, besides his own: That the surgeon, besides his ordinary pay, should have 200 pieces-of-eight, for his chest of medicaments: And every carpenter, above his common salary, should draw 100 pieces-of-eight.
Pàgina 24 - This answer being come, the dividend was made of all the spoil they had purchased in that voyage. Thus every company, and every particular person therein included, received their portion of what was got : or rather, what part thereof Captain Morgan was pleased to give them. For so it was, that the rest of his companions, even of his own nation, complained of his proceedings in this particular, and feared not to tell him openly to his face, that he had reserved the best jewels to himself.
Pàgina 24 - Morgan having had some experience that those lewd fellows would not much stickle to swear falsely in points of interest, he commanded every one to be searched very strictly, both in their clothes and satchels and everywhere it might be presumed they had reserved anything. Yea, to the intent this order might not be ill taken by his companions, he permitted himself to be searched, even to the very soles of his shoes.
Pàgina 47 - Anterlute, probably a corruption from our term Interlude. The piece was said to have been written by a celebrated Mr. Evan something, who lived at Bala ; but, from the actions, gestures, and emblems, I conceived it to have been modelled before Shakspeare's time.
Pàgina 49 - The whole of Wales only produced three Protestant martyrs in the reign of Mary.1 The mass of the people were indisposed to accept the new-fangled doctrines either of Wittenberg or of Geneva. " The Welsh counties tell (the Earl of) Pembroke...
Pàgina 62 - ClenocK], his government, I think verily and do partly know also that it was insufficient for such a multitude ; and how could it be otherwise, he being alone without help, and never practised in such a manage before?

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