A History of Shrewsbury, Volume 1

Harding, Lepard and Company, 1825 - 586 pages

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Page 70 - Thy righteousness, through our Lord Jesus Christ, Thy Son, who liveth and reigneth with Thee in the unity of the Holy Ghost, world without end. Amen, The Lord be with you.
Page 561 - A strange fish ! Were I in England now, as once I was, and had but this fish painted, not a holiday fool there but would give a piece of silver : there would this monster make a man; any strange beast there makes a man : when they will not give a doit to relieve a lame beggar, they will lay out ten to see a dead Indian. Legged like a man ! and his fins like arms ! Warm o...
Page 190 - Hotspur having placed himself at their head, he perceived that an engagement was unavoidable, on which he called for his favourite sword. His attendants informed him that it was left behind at Berwick, of which village it does not appear that he had till then learned the name. At these words he turned pale, and said, " I perceive that my plough is drawing to its last furrow ; for a wizard told me in Northumberland, that I should perish at Berwick, which I vainly interpreted of that town in the north.
Page 417 - God, by his blessing upon this army, raised for my necessary defence, to preserve me from this rebellion, I do solemnly and faithfully promise in the sight of God, to maintain the just...
Page 48 - Mersey, and which at the time of the survey comprehended six hundreds and one hundred and eighty-eight manors, is joined to Cheshire. Part of Rutland is described in the counties of Northampton and Lincoln.
Page 420 - ... together ;" when, within one month after the king's departure, the parliament troops, which borrowed in another style, took five thousand pounds from him, which was lodged with him, in the chamber in which he lay. Which is therefore mentioned in this place, that upon this occasion it may be seen, that the unthrifty retention of their money, which possessed the spirits of those, who did really wish the king all the success he wished for himself...
Page 417 - God and men to the authors of this war, and not to me, who have so earnestly laboured for the preservation of the peace of this kingdom. When I willingly fail in these particulars, I will expect no aid or relief from any man, or protection from Heaven. But in this resolution, I hope for the cheerful assistance of all good men, and am confident of God's blessing.
Page 539 - ... their debts at the day of payment assigned, and by reason hereof many merchants have withdrawn to come into this realm with their merchandises, to the damage as well of the merchants as of the whole realm, the king by himself and by his council hath ordained and established, that the merchant which will be sure of his debt shall cause his debtor to come before the mayor of London, or of York, or Bristol, or before the mayor and a clerk which the king shall appoint for the same, for to knowledge...
Page 494 - He shall judge among the heathen, he shall fill the places with the dead bodies; he shall wound the heads over many countries. 7 He shall drink of the brook in the way: therefore shall he lift up the head.
Page 135 - ... keeping of the exchange, and to send them to the Treasurer and Barons of the Exchequer, to do there what by ancient custom and assize was to be done in that case. Referring to the above, Ruding states, " This is the last notice which I have met with respecting the mint in this town.

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