Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the Year ...
Pedigrees and arms of various families of Lancashire and Cheshire are included in many of the volumes.
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Page 102 - Crowley, who in the last years of the seventeenth century and the early years of the eighteenth century founded the largest iron manufacturing business in Europe.
Page 81 - Provided always, that no congregation or assembly for religious worship shall be permitted or allowed by this Act, until the place of such meeting shall be certified to the bishop of the diocese, or to the archdeacon of that archdeaconry, or to the justices of the peace at the general or quarter sessions...
Page 4 - Inquiries into the Origin and Progress of the Science of Heraldry in England, with Explanatory Observations on Armorial Ensigns, by James Dallaway, AM 4to.
Page 6 - An action upon the case was brought in the Common Pleas by a clothier — that, whereas he had gained great reputation for his making of his cloth, by reason whereof he had great' utterance, to his great benefit and profit ; and that he used to set his mark to his cloth, whereby it should be known to be his cloth ; and another clothier perceiving it, used the same mark to his ill-made cloth on purpose to deceive him; and it was resolved that the action did well lie.
Page 100 - London. Printed for Luke Fawne, and are to be sold by Thomas Smith at his Shop in Manchester.
Page 42 - For instance, the news of the victory of William of Orange at the Battle of the Boyne...
Page 12 - B. Fortresses on hill-tops with artificial defences, following the natural line of the hill. Or, though usually on high ground, less dependent on natural slopes for protection. C. Rectangular or other simple enclosures, including forts and towns of the Romano-British period.
Page 27 - As I was so be ye, As I am ye shall be : That I gave, that I have, That I spent, that I had : Thus I end all my cost, That I left, that I lost.
Page 142 - Or, mantled gules doubled argent as in the Margent more lively is depicted. Which...
Page 131 - January, in the seventh yeare of the raigne of our soveraigne lady Elizabeth, by the grace of God of Englande, Fraunce, and Irelande queene, defender of the faith, etc.