A Collection of All the Wills, Now Known to be Extant, of the Kings and Queens of England: Princes and Princesses of Wales, and Every Branch of the Blood Royal, from the Reign of William the Conqueror to that of Henry the Seventh, Exclusive ...

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John Nichols, Richard Gough
J. Nichols, 1780 - Great Britain - 434 pages
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Page 138 - John Holland, Earl of Huntingdon, was lodged there, and Richard II., his brother, dined with him. It was then counted a right fair and stately house ; but in the next year following...
Page 426 - The Connexion of the Roman, Saxon, and English Coins; deducing the Antiquities, Customs, and Manners, of each People to modern Times ; particularly the Origin of Feudal Tenures, and of Parliaments ; illustrated throughout with Critical and Historical Remarks on, various Authors, both Sacred and Profane.
Page 392 - The expenses" of the bulls are put down upon the executors' account (signed and allowed by Polydore Vergil), which are very high for a thing so much in course, and of no greater consequence than the dissolving of an old ruinous house, that might have been done without asking his leave, had it been thought expedient ; and yet when the bull came it was found defective, and was to be renewed at a new expense and with no less trouble, though this expense was not lost, for when the decretory bull was...
Page 346 - Lady Quene of comforte, and all the holy company of hevyn, to be good meanes for me. It'm, I bequeith my body to be buried with the bodie of my Lord at Windeflbre, according to the will of my faide Lorde and myne, without pompes entreingor coftlie expenfis donne thereabought.
Page xiii - Richard by the Grace of God King of England and of Fraunce, and Lord...
Page 88 - It'm d'no Joh'i de Bromwych militi unum dextrarium qui vocatur Gerfacon'. It'm lego d'no Ric'o Musard militi unam zonam de auro cum uno dextrario qui vocat' Maungeneleyn. It'm lego Barthe'o Pycot duas zonas de argento & deaurat'. It'm lego D'no Joh'i de Capell capellano meo unam zonam de auro ad faciend' unum calicem in memoriam anime mee.
Page 426 - Topography, or an Hiftorical Account of what has been done for illuftrating the Topographical Antiquities of Great Britain and Ireland, 2 vols.
Page 397 - ... hearing, witnesses examined, the king's counsel heard, judges consulted, (all which was necessary to guard him against the king) at last approved and allowed the will as good. Upon this ground the profits of her lands were re- 25 ceived for some years, first by bishop Fisher, and afterwards by Dr Hornby"; but this was not to continue long, for what by the clamours of my lady's officers and servants, who because they could not have all themselves, were willing to give all to the king, what by...
Page 426 - Some Account of the Alien Priories, and of fuch Lands as they are known to. have pofleffed in England and Wales, 1779, 2 vols.
Page 69 - ... au dit vestement. Item, deux bacyns d'or, un chalix avec le patyn d'or, noz armez graves sur le pie, et deux cruetz d'or, et un ymage de la Trinite...

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