Norfolk Archaeology, Or, Miscellaneous Tracts Relating to the Antiquities of the County of Norfolk, Volume 12

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Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, 1895

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Page 193 - When thou should'st rear an honour to thy name ; When shall the Muses by fair Norwich dwell, To be the City of the learned well ? Or when shall that fair hoof-plow'd spring distil, From great Mount Surrey out of Leonard's hill...
Page 65 - Londoniensis, Liber Albus, iii. 164. It was made on 18th July, 1334. From it we learn that a previous agreement had been entered into between the parties one hundred years before, on 12th October, 1237, by which the merchants of Amiens, Corby, and Nesle, were permitted freely to trade in London with woad, garlic, and onions. But, it is stated (p. 167), " now for some time the merchants of the said towns, for certain causes, have withheld from coming unto the said city with their merchandize, in manner...
Page 237 - ... luxury of backs, and were of such a distance apart as to make the English mode of irreverent posture in worship either impossible, or, if indulged in, evident to the whole congregation. The screen and loft extended across the whole width of the church, the mullions having been sawn off flush with the upper ridge of the panels (which remain in situ) as being the easiest method of destroying the super-structure ; and whatever colouring the panels may once have possessed has entirely disappeared....
Page 357 - Eeport of the condition and progress of the Society. During the past year the General Meetings of the Members and their friends have been held as usual. At the Annual Meeting in the Guildhall on April 15th, 1891, in the absence of the President, the chair was taken by the Mayor of Norwich (E. "Wild, Esq.). After the election of Officers for the ensuing year and the transaction of other business, Dr. Jessopp gave an address on the " Outlook of Norfolk Archaeology.
Page 30 - Rufus, and that it occupies the site of a brick building raised by Canute. The workmen, in sinking a well within the walls of the castle a few years since, when they came to the level of the ground, without the ditches, found a beaten and regular footpath, used before the hill was thrown up.
Page 244 - In the earliest assessment Norfolk, excluding London with Middlesex, was the most opulent county in England. The explanation of the fact is, that in the thirteenth and the first half of the fourteenth centuries, it was for the time densely peopled, being the principal seat of the woollen manufacture and in close relation with the Low Countries.
Page 62 - Wursted in Norfolk, and so early introduced the art of stuff-weaving there, which, as is natural to suppose, soon made its way into this city; not that I think it grew to be of any great consequence till the latter part of Henry III.
Page 158 - ... 1487, a member of his Privy Council, and made a Knight of the Sword, 18th February, 1504, on the occasion of Prince Henry (afterwards Henry VIII.) being created Prince of Wales. Sir James Hobart bore arms: Sable, an estoile of six points or, between two flaunches ermine, a crescent for difference. Crest: A bull passant, per pale sable and gules bezantee, in the nose a ring or, differenced as in the arms. and heir of John Lyhart, by whom he had two sons and two daughters, and was executor to Bishop...
Page 81 - The charter produced was a grant from the king, in 1292, to Robert de Hegham, of some houses in Norwich, formerly belonging to Isaac son of Deulecres the Jew, which had escheated to the king at the expulsion of the Jews in 1290. " And in like manner the said William de Colton proffers a charter of the said king, granted to him in these words, &c.
Page 52 - Conquest as 1284, when King Edward I. granted the inhabitants a mayor, he was to be chosen by " the burgesses of both boroughs." He was to be set over the " bailiffs " who had ruled the town before, and of them it is said that the burgesses " shall elect one bailiff of one borough and another bailiff of the other borough, on account of the diversity of customs existing in the said boroughs, who shall execute those things which pertain to their office."4 The last expression would include acting as...

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