Social England: A Record of the Progress of the People in Religion, Laws, Learning, Arts, Industry, Commerce, Science, Literature and Manners, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day, Nide 2,Osa 2

Henry Duff Traill, James Saumarez Mann
Putnam, 1909

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Sivu 741 - ... leave no ground for tillage, they enclose all into pastures; they throw down houses; they pluck down towns and leave nothing standing, but only the church to be made a sheep house.
Sivu 541 - My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep; and my mother milked thirty kine.
Sivu 638 - Although they all attend Mass every day, and say many Paternosters in public (the women carrying long rosaries in their hands, and any who can read taking the office of Our Lady with them, and with some companion reciting it in the church verse by verse, in a low voice, after the manner of churchmen...
Sivu xxiv - Brescia, who lived at the end of the fifteenth and beginning of the sixteenth century, and died 1510, at Bergamo, at a very advanced age.
Sivu 550 - Also whereas, before this Time, in the occupations of Cloth-Making, the Laborers thereof have been driven to take a great part of their Wages in Pins, Girdles, and other unprofitable wares...
Sivu 726 - Northernmen, such as they vse in dayly talke, whether they be noble men or gentlemen or of their best clarkes. all is a matter: nor in effect any speach used beyond the river of Trent, though no man can deny but that theirs is the purer English Saxon at this day, yet it is not so Courtly nor so currant as our Southerne English is: no more is the far Westerne mans speach.
Sivu 541 - He married my sisters with five pound, or twenty nobles apiece, so that he brought them up in godliness and fear of God. He kept hospitality for his poor neighbours, and some alms he gave to the poor. And all this he did...
Sivu 594 - To see one walk iu a robe of scarlet, Twelve yards wide, with pendant sleeves down On the ground, and the...
Sivu 655 - King's Council who are not peers of the realm, in particular the judges and the Masters of the Chancery, are summoned to the Lords' House of Parliament, and only by slow degrees is it made plain to them that, when they are in that House, they are mere " assistants " of the peers, and are only to speak when they are spoken to. On the other hand, there is a widespread, if not very practical, belief that all the peers are by rights the king's councillors, and that any one of them may sit at the council...
Sivu 549 - Assemblies, the good Course and Effect of the Statutes of Labourers be openly violated and broken, in Subversion of the Law, and to the great Damage of all the Commons...

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