The history and antiquities of Harewood, in the county of York

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Page 96 - I nominate, constitute, and appoint sole executrix of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all other and former wills by me at any time heretofore made. In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and seal...
Page 16 - He sprang in glee, — for what cared he That the river was strong, and the rocks were steep ? — • But the greyhound in the leash hung back, And checked him in his leap. The Boy is in the arms of Wharf, And strangled by a merciless force; For never more was young Romilly seen Till he rose a lifeless corse.
Page 202 - Elizabeth not unfrequently indulged in jests herself. Every one is familiar with the impromptu couplet she made on the names of four knights of the county of Nottinghamshire : " Gervase the gentle, Stanhope the stout, Markham the lion ; and Sutton the lout.
Page 279 - Kerdeston, Sheriff of Norfolk and Suffolk, to inquire what detriment it would be to any person, for him to grant leave to Jeffery Pollerin, of Yarmouth, to build a bridge over the river at St. Olave's Priory; and a jury being empannelled...
Page 295 - Pitt be interred at the public charge ; and that a monument be erected in the collegiate church of St. Peter, Westminster, to the memory of that excellent statesman, with an inscription expressive of the public sense of so great and irreparable a loss, and to assure His Majesty that this House will make good the expenses attending the same.
Page 142 - I give and bequeath my soul to God and the Blessed Mary and to all His saints, and my body [to be buried] ... in the Church of...
Page 270 - Cutler saw tenants break and houses fall; For very want he could not build a wall.
Page 180 - York, glover, saith, that he being a soldier under the King's command, the first day that the King's standard was set up at Nottingham, which was about the middle of summer last was six years, he did work at Nottingham ; and that he did see the King within the castle, within two or three days after the standard was so set up ; and that the standard did fly the same day that the King was in the castle : and that he, and the regiment of which he then was, had their colours then given them ; and Sir...
Page 254 - I then did use the person of your father \ The image of his power lay then in me: And, in the administration of his law, Whiles I was busy for the commonwealth, Your highness pleased to forget my place, The majesty and power of law and justice, The image of the king whom I presented, And struck me in my very seat of judgment; Whereon, as an offender to your father, I gave bold way to my authority And did commit yon.
Page 132 - Dec., 1446) giving his soul to God Almighty, St. Mary and all saints, and his body to be buried in the Quire of the parish Church of St.

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