Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the Year ..., Volume 46
Pedigrees and arms of various families of Lancashire and Cheshire are included in many of the volumes.
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Page 161 - ... think, nor pen of man describe, and around her a glorious company of angels, saints, and martyrs: they, taking Catherine by the hand, presented her to the queen, saying, ' Our most gracious sovereign Lady, Empress of Heaven, and mother of the King of Blessedness, be pleased that we here present to you our dear sister, whose name is written in the book of life, beseeching you of your benign grace to receive her as your daughter and handmaiden.
Page 73 - Whate'er he did was done with so much ease, In him alone 'twas natural to please : His motions all accompanied with grace ; And paradise was open'd in his face.
Page 95 - Whereas his Majesty hath received information that James Duke of Monmouth hath lately appeared in several parts of this kingdom with great numbers of people, in a riotous and unlawful manner, to the disturbance of the public peace, and to the terrour of his Majesties good subjects...
Page 75 - England were not at that time laid aside, most of those who came to meet him were armed. When he approached a town he quitted his coach, and rode into it on horseback : the nobility and gentry went foremost in a band : at a distance, and single, rode the Duke ; and at a distance behind him the servants and tenants. When he entered the towns, those who received him formed themselves into three ranks ; the nobility, gentry, and burghers, being placed in the front ; the tenants in the next ; and the...
Page 73 - And made the Charming Annabel his Bride. What faults he had (for who from faults is free?) *" His father coud not or he woud not see.
Page 58 - From pre-Reformation times the church has always consisted of a nave, with north and south aisles, and a chancel ; the chancel, however, formerly extended more to the westward than it did during the period between 1714 and 1889.
Page 166 - Alabaster tables, tabuls, or tabylls," "tabulae de alabastro," "tablementes," "retables," and " alabaster tabernacles with images." From their great uniformity of style it is evident that in most cases they have been produced by one school of carvers ; and a large number have clearly come out of the same Nottingham workshop. This strong uniformity of design is to be seen, not only in the style of the faces and the lines of the drapery, but also in the minuter details, such as the methods of distinguishing...
Page 75 - ... the tenants in the next ; and the servants in the last. He gave orders for two hundred covers to be prepared wherever he dined. At dinner, two doors were thrown open, that the populace might enter at the one, walk round the table to see their favourite, and give place to those who followed them by going out at the other : at other times he dined in an open tent in the field, that he might the more see and be seen.