Joannis Lelandi antiquarii de rebvs britannicis collectanea, Volumen1

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Página lxxviii - Wales, when a person dyed there was notice given to an old sire (for so they called him), who presently repaired 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 238 - Death of Fulco the 2. Fulco after that he had bene longe aboute the Quarters of Cartage, and Barbary, and ther had the Love of a nobile Ladie caullid Idonie, he repayrid agayn to the Quarters of England, and there hering that his Brother William was...
Página 236 - Fulco the secunde to kepe the Marches of Walys. Morice, Sunne to Roger that had Whitington Castel gyven hym by the Prince of Wales, was made Governer of the Marchis by King John that yn no wise lovid Fulco Guaryne. Moryce...
Página lxvi - 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 lxviii - I remember that formerly many such bones were shewn 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.
Página 236 - Maurice on the sholdre. King John caussid a hunderith knightes to seke Fulco and his brethern, and apon that they fled to Holt woode, and there got a greate pray of sylkes and baudekins preparid for king John. King John...
Página lxiii - 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 lxii - ... 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 234 - 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 lxxxix - Lelaiid's Collectanea,' vol. ip Iviii. et teq. is a ' Letter,' to the publisher, written by the ingenious Mr. John Bagford, in which are many curious remarks relating to the city of London, its origin, stale of in the Roman times, antiquities, &c. At the end of the eighth volume of ' Leland's Itinerary,

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