Remarkable Antiquities of the City of Exeter: Giving an Account of the Laws and Customs of the Place, the Offices, Court of Judicature, Gates, Walls, Rivers, Churches, and Immunities; the Titles and Privileges of the Several Corporations; with Their Distinct Coats of Arms Engrav'd on Copper Plates. Together with a Catalogue of All the Bishops, Mayors, and Sheriffs, from the Year 1049


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Sivu 180 - ... within that our colony. And fo we bid you farewell. Given at our Court at Whitehall the I2th day of Auguft, 1689, in the firft year of our reign. By his Majefty's command, Shreivfbury. "Colony of Maffachufetts.
Sivu 71 - ... Hooker, and others . . . but a late author " [" Wharton," in margin] " hath undertook to decide the matter, by assuring us, That his right name is John." Prince styles him " the younger son of ... Judg Gary" on the authority of Iza., whose words are (p.
Sivu 187 - Knight of the moft Noble Order of the Garter, and one of His Majelty's moft Honourable PrivyCouncil, to be Lord High Steward of this City, and admitted to the Freedom ... thereof.
Sivu 147 - ... following quaint notice of the city's efforts in the same direction : " No common beggers in the open streets of the city were permitted, but presently sent to the Workhouse, or House of Correction, to get their bread by the sweat of their brows, Idleness being the root of all evil ; it being no less true than a witty Saying, That the Devil tempts all men but the Idle man, who tempts the Devil, the Idle Man's Brain being a Shop for the Devil to work in.
Sivu 162 - interruption), designed a public meeting to consult reme" dies, and which we could not so conveniently effect till " this week of our general Quarter Sessions at Exon, where " we found divers of the inhabitants groaning under high " oppressions, and a general defect of trade, to the utter " ruin of many, and fear of the like to others, which is as " visible to the whole County, that occasioned such disorders " as were no small trouble and disturbance to us, which, by " God's blessing upon our endeavours,...
Sivu 21 - Divine Providence following him, occasioned a lady (then within the said city, and thought to be the Countess of Devon) coming at this instant of time in his way, to demand of him what he carried in his basket, who replied, that he had therein whelps, which she desired to see, purposing to make choice of one of them : who upon view, perceiving that they were children, compelled the poor man to acquaint her with the whole circumstance ; whom, when she had sharply rebuked for such his inhumanity, presently...
Sivu 59 - French King, and sundry of his noblemen, all as prisoners, who landed at Plymouth, and from thence came to this city, where they were honourably received, and so conveyed to London.
Sivu 12 - The two Bishops of Exeter and Winchester, who conducted the forty thousand Englishmen hence 'for the Recovery of the Holy Land from the Infidels, returned home, and with very great joy were received
Sivu 26 - Southgate, were tried, found guilty, and executed accordingly; for that the southgate was that night left open, by which means it was imagined the murderers escaped.

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