Memorials of the Ancient of Ipswich, in the County of Suffolk

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Longmans; and J. R. Smith, 1850 - 403 pages

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Page 80 - Tuesday next after the Feast of the Translation of St. Thomas the Martyr, in the 45th year of our reign.
Page 93 - London, the town council of any borough for the time being subject to the act of the session of the fifth and sixth years of the reign of King William the Fourth, chapter seventy-six, intituled " An Act to provide for the Regulation of Municipal Corporations in England and Wales...
Page 75 - John, by the grace of God King of England, Lord of Ireland, Duke of Normandy, Aquitain, and Earl of Anjou, to his archbishops, bishops, abbots, earls, barons, justiciaries, sheriffs, provosts, and all bailiffs and faithful people, greeting.
Page 105 - Court held in the 13th of his reign that the annual election should from henceforth take place on the 8th of September, the feast of the nativity of the Virgin.
Page 77 - ... they would arrive in the next fleet of ships, and would bring with them materials for the construction of machines. The king of France not thinking fit to desist, on that account, from his purpose, commanded an assault to be proclaimed, by voice of herald, throughout the army. Therefore, on the Monday after the feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist, the king of France, having erected his machines, gave orders to his men to arm. Then might have been seen a countless multitude of armed...
Page 283 - Street. And I have read, that in the 4th year of Edward II., Richard RefFeham being mayor, a baker named John of Stratford, for making bread less than the assize, was with a fool's hood on his head, and loaves of bread about his neck, drawn on a hurdle through the streets of this city.
Page 35 - Cough, who describes it as exhibiting " Leicester-town in one corner ; several warriors in the middle ; Sir Charles William Brandon, who is supposed to have lived here, father to Charles Brandon Duke of Suffolk, and standard-bearer to the Earl of Richmond, lies dead by his horse, and on the other side the standard : at a distance seems to be the earl, with the crown placed on his head by Sir William Stanley ; in another is Leicester-abbey, the abbot coming out of the porch to compliment the...
Page 30 - ... it, and at the time of its being opened, the floor was strewed with wooden angels, and such figures as usually serve to decorate a Catholic oratory. It is supposed that the chapel existed in a perfect state at the date of the Reformation ; but after that period the open assumption of the proscribed faith becoming dangerous, the body of this place of worship was converted into a common sitting-room, and the roof concealed by a beamed ceiling.
Page 288 - ... very large and wide, reaching downe to their knees onely, with three or four guardes a peece laid down along either hose. And the Venetian hosen, they reach beneath the knee to the gartering place...
Page 35 - We next view him armed cap a pie, reclining perhaps at the foot of the statue of his patroness, meditating his conquest; his lance lying beside him, and his horse standing saddled and bridled. The reclining warrior and the horse are the only figures in the piece that could possibly suggest the idea of the battle of Bosworth...

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