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Page 126 - The Society was formed in 1899 for the purpose of printing the older Registers of the County. The following have been either issued or are in the press :— York (St.
Page 248 - Death. King Eirik had many people about him, for he kept many Northmen who had come with him from the East ; and also many of his friends had joined him from Norway. But as he had little land, he went on a cruise every summer, and plundered in Scotland, the Hebrides, Ireland, and Bretland, by which he gathered property. King Athelstan died on a sick bed, after a reign of fourteen years, eight weeks, and three days.* After him his brother Jatmund + was king of England, and he was no friend to the...
Page 235 - I and 4, argent three chevronels braced in base sable, on a chief of the second as many mullets of the first, Danby ; 2 and 3, gules six billets ermine, three, two, and one (Britlevile).
Page 384 - He was the second son of Ralph Neville, first Earl of Westmorland by his second wife, Joan Beaufort, daughter of John of Gaunt, and...
Page 282 - Item to the Frères of Richmond xx s. To everych of the iiij Frères of York xx s. Item to be disposed for that that I have been occupied in the worlde, and taken men's money, and not done so effectually for it as I ought to have done, * A great and wealthy lawyer.
Page 391 - Rieval enjoy on the north bank. But the situation of the place rendered this impossible ; the two houses were too near each other to allow of it, for at every hour of the day and night the one convent could hear the bells of the other; and this was unseemly, and could not in any way long be borne.
Page 249 - and as the king went homewards, then the army of York overtook him ; the rear of the king's forces was at Chesterford, and there they made great slaughter. Then was the king so wrath that he would have marched his forces in again, and wholly destroyed the land.
Page 53 - ... faciebat in carcere. Traxit se in medium carceris, et sibilabat fortiter : et factum : est lumen in carcere ab igne, qui exibat de ore draconis .... draco ore aperto posuit os suum super caput...
Page 25 - Anlaf, over the ocean, in the ship's bosom, this land sought fated to the fight. Five lay on the battle-stead, youthful kings, by swords in slumber laid : so seven eke of Anlaf...