Archaeologia Cambrensis

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W. Pickering, 1870

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Page xxi - Each member shall pay in advance to the Treasurer the annual sum of one guinea. If any member's subscription shall be in arrear for two years, and he shall neglect to pay his subscription after...
Page 161 - Penda, 5th king of the Mercians ; Sigebert, 5th king of the East Angles, — who all flourished about the year 600.
Page 276 - ... divine clemency interposed, he had driven some honest men of the town into despair ! Swinderby then became a recluse, but after a short time resumed his preaching, directing his discourses against the errors and vices of popery. Knighton, of course, stigmatizes his doctrines as erroneous, but adds, " He so captivated the affections of the people, that they said they never had seen or heard any one who so well explained the truth.
Page 156 - I do not see any evidence in the stone itself why it may not have been taken from the neighbourhood of Scone ; indeed, it perfectly resembles some of the sandstones of that district. As a geologist I would say that the stone is almost certainly of Scottish origin...
Page 51 - The chamber or cist-faen had not been discovered in his time. Pennant says :' " Not far from the Cromlech is a large carnedd, part has been removed, and within was discovered a cell about 7 ft. long and 3 wide, covered at the top with two flat stones and lined on the sides with others. To get in I crept over a flag, placed across the entrance. On the top of the stone were two semi-circular holes of size sufficient to take in the human neck, and it is conjectured that above might have been another....
Page 124 - Por, a lord ; te the Manor of the lords, and, consequently, Inys Pyrr, the Island of the lords. As no mention whatever is made of this castle in the Welsh Chronicle, I am inclined to think it was only a castellated mansion, and therefore considered of no military importance in those days of continued warfare throughout...
Page 193 - NE, where the mountain descends upon the shore-line somewhat abruptly. The depth, though by vulgar report vast and fearful, Leland has rather overstated in assigning to it thirteen fathoms. " Within a bow-shot of the flat meadows on the north side there is an island that would appear but little above the water, were it not for some small trees and brushwood that have fastened upon it. . . . Sailing by the island one day in...
Page 268 - Novemb., in the eleventh yeare of the reigne of our Soveraigne Lord, Charles, by the Grace of God King of Great Britaine, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. And in the yeare of our Lord God 1635. "JOHN BOROUGH, GARTER,
Page 153 - Upper and Lower Douglas which fall into Loch Lomond, the one through Glen Douglas, the other at Inveruglas, and which are both in the district of the Lennox, the Linnuis of Nennius. Here, no doubt, the great struggle took place ; and the hill called Ben Arthur at the head of Loch Long, which towers over this district between the two rivers, perpetuates the name of Arthur in connection with it.
Page xxi - Patron, the Vice-Presidents, the Secretary, and the Treasurers, shall form the Council, any five of whom, including the Secretary and a Treasurer, shall be a quorum competent to transact the business of the Society.

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