A topographical and historical description of the county of Suffolk

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Page 314 - Surely goodness and mercy have followed me all the days of my life, and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for ever.
Page 90 - The matter of most profit unto me was a great ship of the king's which I took at California, which ship came from the Philippinas, being one of the richest of merchandise that ever passed those seas, as the king's register and merchants' accounts did shew; for it did amount in value to in Mexico to be aolde.
Page 91 - England. All which services with myself I humbly prostrate at her Majesty's feet, desiring the Almighty long to continue her reign among us : for at "this day she is the most famous and victorious prince that liveth in the world.
Page 274 - Bridge, and so named from the brilliant appearance of the gilt spurs which he happened to wear, and which proved the means of discovering his retreat. A newly-married couple, returning home in the evening, and seeing by moonlight the reflection of the spurs in the water, betrayed him to the Danes. Indignant at their treachery, the king is said to have pronounced, in the warmth of his resentment, a dreadful curse upon every couple who should afterwards...
Page 434 - At his own expense he erected a granary for the metropolis, with a handsome chapel on the east side of the square of Leadenhall market, and over the porch was this inscription : Dextra Domini exaltavit •me; " The right hand of the Lord hath exalted me.
Page 55 - ... by the voluntary subscriptions of a few gentlemen of Ipswich and Woodbridge, and their vicinity ; an institution which has since been eminently successful in effecting the laudable purpose for which it was designed. A small distance from the town, on the Woodbridge road, extensive Barracks have been within these few years erected for infantry and cavalry.
Page 369 - III., twelve papal bulls, with several deeds, written obligations, and acknowledgments for money due to the convent. Great part of theĢ monastery was reduced to ashes, and many of the manors and granges belonging to it in Bury and its vicinity, shared the same fate. The abbot being at this time in London, the rioters seized and confined Peter Clopton, the prior, and about twenty of the monks, whom they afterwards compelled, in the name of the whole chapter of the convent, to execute, under the capitular...
Page 104 - How many hearts have here grown cold, That sleep these mouldering stones among ; How many beads have here been told, . How many matins here been sung. " On this rude stone, by time long broke, I think I see some pilgrim kneel ; I think I see the censor smoke ; I think I hear the solemn peal.
Page 359 - ... pardon, and doubted not that God had forgiven him. He said, that since that time he had an affection for Lady Harriot, and prayed that if it were pleasing to God, it might continue, otherwise that it might cease ; and God heard his prayer. The affection did continue, and therefore he doubted not it was pleasing to God ; and that this was a marriage, their choice of one another being guided not by lust, but...
Page 384 - Bury, on this account, was the resort of persons of the highest distinction, for whom the abbot kept an open table, while those of inferior rank were entertained by the monks in the refectory. The widowed Queen of France, sister to Henry VIII., came here every...

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