The History and Antiquities of Croydon ...: To which is Added a Sketch of the Life of ... John Whitgift ...

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Page 225 - Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace ; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page 13 - ... purloined from him, might be claimed and recovered by action, like beasts or other chattels. They held indeed small portions of land by way of sustaining themselves and families ; but it was at the mere will of the lord, who might dispossess them whenever he pleased ; and it was upon villein services, that is, to carry out dung, to hedge and ditch the lord's demesnes, and any other the meanest offices ; and their services were not only base, but uncertain both as to their time and quantity.
Page 336 - Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queene of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, etc.
Page 388 - To this sad shrine, whoe'er thou art, draw near; Here lies the friend most loved, the son most dear; Who ne'er knew joy but friendship might divide, Or gave his father grief but when he died.
Page 106 - Aura feret geminusque Pollux. XXX. EXEOI monumentum aere perennius Regalique situ pyramidum altius, Quod non imber edax, non Aquilo impotens Possit diruere aut innumerabilis Annorum series et fuga temporum. Non omnis moriar, multaque pars mei Vitabit Libitinam : usque ego postera Crescam laude recens dum Capitolium Scandet cum tacita virgine pontifex.
Page 285 - And they buried him in the city of David among the kings, because he had done good in Israel, both toward God, and toward his house.
Page 255 - Their particular speeches are not recorded, only what the Earl of Salisbury said, " that there was nothing more to be feared " in his government, especially towards his latter time, " than his mildness and clemency.
Page 20 - Stow further tells us that in 1551 an earthquake was felt at Croydon, and several neighbouring places. Fuller, in his " Church History of Britain" (1656), after mentioning the Black Assizes at Oxford, in 1577, adds "The like chanced some four years since at Croydon, in Surrey, where a great depopulation happened at the assizes of persons of quality, and the two judges, Baron Yates and Baron Rigby, died a few days after.
Page 351 - Grant, O Lord, we beseech thee, that the course of this world may be so peaceably ordered by thy governance that thy Church may joyfully serve thee in all godly quietness ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page 158 - He was not so peevishly engaged to the learning of the schools as others were, but set up and encouraged a more generous way of knowledge ; yet he was a severe persecutor of those whom he thought heretics, and inclined to believe idle and fanatical people.

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