Joannis Lelandi antiquarii De rebvs britannicis collectanea, Volumen1

apud Benj. White, 1774

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Página lx - Hypotheses) that it was killed in some Fight by a Britain. For not far from the Place where it was found, a British Weapon made of a Flint...
Página lxxiv - ... to the place where the deceased lay, and stood before the door of the house, when some of the Family came out and furnished him with a Cricket on which he sat down facing the door. Then they gave him a Groat, which he put in his pocket ; a Crust of Bread, which he eat ; and a full bowle of Ale, which he drank off at a draught.
Página lxii - I remember that formerly many such bones were shown for Giants-Bones, particularly one in the Church of Aldermanbury which was hung in a Chain on a Pillar of the Church ; and such another was kept in St. Laurence's Church, much of the same Bigness. All which bones were publickly to be seen before the dreadful Fire of London, as it appears to me from the Chronicles of Stow, Grafton, Muuday, &c."* Who or what the
Página lxix - Waller observed to me in his letter, that the proportions of the bass-relieve are so very fine, that it is plain from thence that it cannot be a work of the Bass empire ; but then...
Página lvii - Bishopsgate Street, was another station of the Romans, in that part which formerly bore the name of the Old Artillery Ground, and was their field of Mars, in which place the Romans trained up and exercised their young soldiers, and likewise the youth of the neighbouring...
Página lvi - ... extended from the Tower to Ludgate, in a direct line; at the ends of which, for their better security, they built citadels as we now call them, or, as they were stiled by them, stations ; one of which, without dispute, was what now goes by the name of the Tower, though this is not to be understood of the Tower as it appears at this day, but only of that part of it which we now call the White Tower, a place that hath since been made use of as a chapel to the princes that have kept their courts...
Página 230 - Meese waxid very sike, and so goyng to Albourby dyed there within vii. Dayes, and was buried in the new Abbay, Fulco his Sunne and Mellet his Wife being present. Fulco returnid to help Joos. Gualter Lacy sent to the Prince...
Página lx - Wells, which tho' now dryed up was a considerable River in the time of the Romans. How this Elephant came there) is the Question. I know some will have it to have layn there ever since the Universal Deluge. For my own part I take it to have been brought over with many others by the Romans in the Reign of Claudius the...
Página lx - Tis this very Gentleman that discovered the Body of an Elephant, as he was digging for Gravel in a Field near to the Sign of Sir John Old-Castle in the Fields, not far from Battlebridge, and near to the River of Wells, which tho' now dryed up, was a considerable River in the time of the Romans.
Página 205 - Longvil et Longespe. De Wake et De la War. De la Marche et de la Marc. Constable et Tally. Poynce et Paveley. Tuk et Tany. Mallop et Marny. Paifrer et, Plukenet.

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