Introduction to the Original Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, Intituled the Beauties of England and Wales: Comprising Observations on the History and Antiquities ... Together with Remarks on the Progress of ... Architecture in Succeeding Ages
J. Harris [and 11 others], 1818 - 676 pages
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Page 327 - ... or return, his rent or service for the land he claimed to hold. If he held only half a knight's fee, he was only bound to attend twenty days, and so in proportion.
Page 456 - Saracen works; which were afterwards by them imitated in the West : and they refined upon it every day, as they proceeded in building churches. The Italians (among which were yet some Greek refugees), and with them French, Germans, and Flemings, joined into a fraternity of architects; procuring papal bulls for their encouragement, and particular privileges : they styled themselves freemasons, and ranged from one nation to another as they found churches to be built (for •very many in those ages...
Page 568 - Sepulchral Monuments of Great Britain, applied to illustrate the history of families manners, habits, and arts at the different ^periods from the Norman Conquest to the Seventeenth Century.
Page 556 - Index to Records, called the Originalia and Memoranda on the Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer's Side of the Exchequer : extracted from the Records, and from the Manuscripts of Mr. Tayleure, Mr. Madox, and Mr. Chapman, formerly Officers in that Office.
Page 564 - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
Page 571 - Border Antiquities of England and Scotland; comprising Specimens of Architecture and Sculpture, and other Vestiges of former Ages ; accompanied by Descriptions, together with Illustrations, of remarkable Incidents in Border History and Tradition. By WALTER SCOTT, Esq.
Page 545 - Britannia Baconica; or, The Natural Rarities of England, Scotland, and Wales. According as they are to be found in every Shire. Historically related, according to the Precepts of the Lord Bacon; Methodically digested; and the Causes of many of them Philosophically attempted.
Page 575 - Miscellaneous Views of the Coins struck by English Princes in France, Counterfeit Sterlings, Coins struck by the East India Company, those in the West India Colonies, and in the Isle of Man : also of Pattern Pieces for Gold and Silver Coins, and Gold Nobles struck abroad in Imitation of English, 7 plate«, 1769— VI.
Page 141 - Nor can their enemies easily surprise them with the suddenness of their incursions; for as soon as they have marched into an enemy's land, they do not begin to fight till they have walled their camp about; nor is the fence they raise rashly made, or uneven; nor do they all abide...