Monastic and Baronial Remains: With Other Interesting Fragments of Antiquity, in England, Wales, and Scotland ...

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1816 - Abbeys

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Page 117 - Wentworth obtained the dignity of a peer of the realm, by the title of Lord Malton ; and in 173-1- he was created Marquis of Rockingham.
Page 94 - DAY set on Norham's castled steep, And Tweed's fair river, broad and deep, And Cheviot's mountains lone : The battled towers, the donjon keep, The loophole grates, where captives weep, The flanking walls that round it sweep, In yellow lustre shone. The warriors on the turrets high, Moving athwart the evening sky, Seem'd forms of giant height : Their armour, as it caught the rays, Flash'd back again the western blaze, In lines of dazzling light.
Page lv - Fourth, the jurors find, that the castle of Brougham and demesne thereunto belonging were worth nothing ; because they say it lieth altogether waste, by BROUGHAM CASTLE. reason of the destraction of the country, made by the Scots ; and that the whole profit of the castle and demesne is not sufficient for the reparation and safe keeping of the castle.
Page 58 - Camden says, the history of the Prophets, Apostles, and Disciples of Christ was very curiously described, with their several portraits upon the roof; and that Lord Sandes, the founder, was buried here. The...
Page 70 - Church is more extensive, and is now carefully preserved. The east end is most perfect, and through its thick covering of ivy, appear three lancet windows. Against the S. wall are a few small Gothic pillars and arches, and near them is a mutilated stone representing the head of a human figure. This ruin must not be confounded with that of Cwmhir Abbey in Radnorshire.
Page 141 - Kirkamstoun, and of two hospitals. So it is like, that Earl Duncan the Elder was the founder, and that the church had been originally the cell or kirk of a religious person called Campston, which was then dedicated to the blessed Virgin Mary, and the hospital turned from the first use, and the rent applied to the monastery. I have seen King David's confirmation^ and that by King William, and one by Duncan Earl of Fife, and many other charters...
Page 35 - ... continued to inhabit her old quarters. ' Above forty years since,' says Davies, ' I saw at Mrs. Bracegirdle's house in Howard Street a picture of Mrs. Barry, by Kneller, in the same apartments with the portraits of Betterton and Congreve.' Hill's passionate prompter on the above occasion was the same Lord Mohun who fell in a duel with the Duke of Hamilton.
Page 117 - ... let you know, that if you please to walk away with your company, and deliver the house to such as I shall send to receive it, you shall have liberty to carry off your arms and goods, and such other necessaries as you have.
Page 125 - THIS chapel was a beautiful gothic building; it was forty-three feet long, eighteen broad, and eighteen high. At the west end there was a tower, nineteen feet square, and, as is supposed before its fall, about forty feet high. The doors, windows, and roof were gothic: the last consisted of three compartments. A handsome stone seat projected from the eastern end; but the whole has been greatly dilapidated within the memory of persons now living.
Page 27 - at Aldbury, afterwards called Newark, New Place, or De Novo Loco juxta Guildford, in the time NO. 805. of King Richard the First, or before, Ruald de Calver and Beatrix de Sandes his wife, built a church of Black Canons to the honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Thomas of Canterbury" (rather an odd association by the way).

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