The Antiquarian and Topographical Cabinet: Containing a Series of Elegant Views of the Most Interesting Objects of Curiosity in Great Britain ...
J. Murray, 1818
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Page 6 - It is square, and ornamented on each side with three tiers of pillars and circular arches. The lowest range has only six, the next nine, and the uppermost seven arches. It had formerly a spire and hattlements, which were taken down hetween the years 1670 and 1673.
Page 2 - The perjured monk suborn'd infernal shrieks And fiends to snatch at the departing soul With hellish emulation : if a friend, High o'er his roof exultant angels tune Their golden lyres, and waft him to the skies.
Page 7 - Wyat, the younger, being deprived of his estates and life for treason against queen Mary, this castle and manor became vested in the crown, and were granted on lease by Elizabeth, to John Astley, Esq. master of her jewels.
Page 8 - Shepphcrde, guardians of our said chancery, to purchase the said place of the said William in the market by exchange, to hold of us and of our heirs on the terms aforesaid, without being in danger of any encroachment to them and their successors from us or our heirs on the aforesaid purchase. " Given in our Castle of Clare the fifteenth day of May, in the year of the reign of our lord the king Edward the Third, after the Conquest.
Page 4 - Kent, and, with some little interruption about the period of the Conquest, and during the Protectorate, has continued in their possession till the present time. These...
Page 7 - Pennant, seem to have possessed the powers of persuasion equal to these poor friars. They raised vast sums for their buildings among the rich, and there were few of their admirers when they came to die who did not console themselves with the thoughts of lying within their expiating walls ; and if they were particularly wicked, thought themselves secure against the assault of the devil, if their corpse was wrapped in the habit and cowl of a friar.
Page 4 - Park extends through a circumference of nine miles, and is beautifully diversified with hill and dale, as well as various plantations, which range in fine sweeping masses over the inequalities of the ground. The prospects from different parts are exceedingly fine ; and one view, looking back from the south, possesses extraordinary grandeur. Immediately below the eye is the rich vale animated by the meandering current of the silver Derwent ; more distant is the house, with a fine back-ground of wood,...
Page 10 - ... it ; and in case of the non-appearance of the person summoned, his lord was to forfeit forty shillings to the king and earl. The city mills stand at the north end of the Bridge, and are supplied with water...