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Testamenta Vetusta: Being Illustrations from Wills, of Manners, Customs, &c. as Well as of the ... By Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas
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By Sir Nicholas Harris
Nicolas
Contributor Bernard
Edward Howard Norfolk
, Nichols and Sons (Firm
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Published 1826
Nichols & son
Original from the University of Michigan
Digitized Jan 19, 2007
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Warwick - Page 153
To every town whereof I am Lord or Patron of the Church xx marks in money in the name of my principal*, but if I depart out of this life at Warwick, ...
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Canterbury - Page 300
I bequeath all the rest of my goods and chattels to my son William for ever. Proved 4th October, 1462, at Canterbury.
more pages: 80 113 325
Northampton - Page 173
John at Brackley, in the county -of Northampton, to which I bequeath a vestment of black adorned with stars of gold; also certain copes and other ...
more pages: 199 302 304
Hertford - Page 97
My goods there, and in the County of Sussex and Hertford. 1 She was the daughter of Richard third Earl, and sister of Ed- mond fourth Earl of Arundel. ...
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Derby - Page 284
lands, &c. which late 1 had in the Counties of Leicester, Warwick, and Derby, hold and possess the said manors, &c. by three whole years next after my ...
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Leicester - Page 66
April 136l, at Leicester, and in London 7 idus of May" following*. HUMPHREY DE BOHUN, EARL OF HEREFORD. We, Humphrey de Bohun, Earl of Hereford and ...
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Greenwich - Page 380
Chapel of the Rodes in Greenwich, to pray for my soul and all Christian souls. Also I will that all the apparel for my body, and horse harness be sold ...
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York - Page 133
And I constitute and appoint the Reverend Father in God, my most dear and honored brother of York, my dear son Charlton, my dear friends Monsr John de ...
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Lambeth - Page 139
Proved before Thomas Arundel, Archbishop of Canterbury, at Lambeth, 10th May 1397. Richard the Second's favourites, and in the 12th Richard II. was ...
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Gloucester - Page 132
in remembrance of me and my soul; to my honored lady and niece of Gloucester5, in remembrance of me, and that she may be kind to my executors, ...
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Wakefield - Page 376
A Sir John Tyringham, probably of this family, was beheaded in 1461 shortly after the battle of Wakefield.
Leon - Page 143
son the King of Castile and Leon is bound to me, a certain part of which is unpaid, I devise to the King one third part ...
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Stafford - Page 322
My body to be buried in the Church of Wednesbury, in the county of Stafford. I will that a chaplain celebrate for me in the said Charch, ...
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London - Page 284
I will that my body be buried in my new Church of the Hospital of West Smithfield, London. I will that my feoffees which now be, and hereafter shall ...
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Lancaster - Page 21
In witness hereof, I have hereto set my great seal, and my seal that I use in the government of my heritage of Lancaster, and I have subscribed my own ...
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Exeter - Page 60
to those of Exeter twenty pounds; also I will that one hundred and fifty marks be distributed to several other convents of Friars Preachers, ...
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Rouen - Page 241
He9 bequeathed his body to be buried in the Church of the Blessed Mary^of Rouen, if he died in Normandy; if in Picardy, in the Church of the Blessed ...
Aylesbury - Page 351
at Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire LXVI.V. vmd.; to the repairs of the Church of Fleet Merston, in the said county, and for ornaments, things, ...
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Norwich - Page 211
William Morley, my Treasurer, have for his life all my tenements within the city of Norwich; to Richard Carbo- nell, Knight, one of my doublets faced ...
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Bolton - Page 160
Roger Scrope, Lord of Bolton1, at Bolton 23d September 1403. My body to be buried in the Abbey of St. Agatha, near Richmond; to Richard, ...
more pages: 271
Milan - Page xii
146 A coat of mail of Milan ; 20 shillings for making an image of St. Anne in alabaster; ID/, for a marble stone to be laid on ray grave, ...
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Salisbury - Page 215
and widow of Sir John Philipps, Knight; about two years after the death of the Ea*l of Salisbury she married William de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk, ...
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Paris - Page 219
and in 9th Henry VI. went to London, and joined in the solemn cavalcade which was to attend the young King to Paris for his coronation. ...
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Windsor - Page 10
Philippa, daughter of the Count of Hainault, whom he married in 1328; she died at Windsor in August 1369. 3 Afterwards King Richard II. son of Edward, ...
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Patris - Page 101
with this writing, " In nomine Patris et Filii et Spiritus Sancti. Amen." and which I charge him on my blessing to keep; likewise a cup of silver with ...
Bristol - Page 165
Augustine's near Bristol, in the toinb of my Lord and father ; to find a priest to celebrate divine service there for the health of my soul, vi marks; ...
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Walsall - Page 125
To the Priory of Canwell cc /. besides tenements in Litchfield and Walsall, for the augmentation of that convent with five more monks, and to find one ...
Nottingham - Page 285
&c. in the county of Nottingham, which I hold in dower after the death of John Siaunton, sometime my husband ; and I will that my said feoffees, ...
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Evesham - Page 49
the arbitrary measures of Henry III. and who occupies so prominent a place in the history of that reign ; he was killed at the battle of Evesham. ...
Chichester - Page 48
of Chichester, before the altar of St. Edmund the Confes-sor, near the pillar; to the said Church xl s.; to the Friars Minors of Chichester, ...
more pages: 47
Huntingdon - Page 343
and them occupieth, I will that the said John Tay-lard and Ann his wife have other lands in the counties of Northampton, Bedford, and Huntingdon. ...
more pages: 193
Oxford - Page xxvii
In the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, there is a very curious and beautiful MS. of the History of Arthur and his Knights, and their achievement of the ...
more pages: xxxvii 283
Southampton - Page 253
For the ^14000 the King made over, in the fifth year of his reign, the duties and customs of a certain import at Southampton ; and when the Bishop had ...
Luton - Page 297
He had with her yn mariage Luton in Bedfordshire, and three hunderith markes of landes thereaboute, and a faire place within the paroche of Luton ...
Ptolemais - Page 2
death of the above-mentioned Richard in 1184; he crowned King Richard the First, followed him to the Holy Land, and died at the siege of Ptolemais. ...
Pembroke - Page 86
to my daughter of Pembroke'; and I will also that my said wife have all the goods which I purchased of Lord Se- grave and the Countess Marshal8. ...
Maidstone - Page 84
William Vaux, of Maidstone1, September 10th, 1368. My body to be buried in that Church. John Vaux, my father; Isabel, my mother ; William Vaux, ...
Bona - Page 338
My manors of Medmenham and Elsbourgh ; to my daughter Eleanor; to my wife Bona my mansion near the Abbey of Medmenham for life, and one silver cup; ...
Rome - Page xiv
196 A man to go for the good of my soul to Rome, to the Holy Land, to the Sepulchre of Our Lord, " et ad sanguinem sanctum," in Germany. ...
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Cambridge - Page 56
She was foundress of Clare Hall, Cambridge, and was thrice married : first, to John de Burgh, son and heir of Richard Earl of Ulster, who died in 1315 ...
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Preston - Page 123
Also I will that the manors of Preston juxta Ferlee and West Dene, in Suffolk, Ifeld-Peverell and Leveland, in Sussex and Surrey, with the rents of ...
Naples - Page xxvi
The helmet made of steel at Bourdeaux; the coat of mail made of steel rings at Naples; the sword at Tu- raine; all of them of such rare quality as to ...
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Dover - Page 47
Martin'of Dover xx s.* WILLIAM MARSHAL, EARL OF PEMBROKE. William Marshal, Earl of Pembroke3, 1219. I bequeath my Manor of Caversham to my executors, ...
Sutton - Page 373
in the county of Notting-ham, the maner of Drakenage, in the countie of Warwick, the maner of Sutton in Holdernesse, make estate thereof to Richard my ...
Tarent - Page 377
to John Savage, my nephew, XLS.; to Elizabeth Savage, my niece, a nun at Tarent, x marks; JohnTurber- ville, the elder, my nephew ; to John Fitzjames, ...
Croydon - Page 263
and I charge Mary, my wife, and my feoffees that they sell the lands and tenements in Croydon called Pyrle Rent, and Costantynys- rent in fee, ...
Milton Keynes - Page 204
My body to be buried at Milton Keynes. Marga-ret my wife *. 1 The testator appears to have been the son of Sir John Ingoldesthorp and Elizabeth his ...
Marseilles - Page 3
and Hubert Bishop of Salisbury) in his journey towards the Holy Land; and at Marseilles taking ship thitherwards, arrived at Aeon, being at the siege ...
Plymouth - Page 122
6148, it appears was written in haste with his own hand at Plymouth, from whence he probably embarked. He died shortly afterwards in Spain, ...
Florence - Page 33
be made at our proper costs and charges, bought and pro-vided at Florence in Italy. " Item. Forasmuch as we have often, and many times to our inward ...
Corpus Christi - Page 99
likewise a ewer, wherein to put the body of Christ on Corpus Christi day, which was given to me by the King of France ; to Elizabeth, rny wife', ...
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Jerusalem - Page 119
Dugdale says, this Codicil was made on his return from Jerusalem. » First wife of Ralph Nevill. Earl of Westmoreland, KG « Married to Michael de la ...
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St. Augustine - Page 292
To the rebuilding of the bell tower of the monastery of St. Augustine ix /.to be paid as soon as the said work shall be begun ; to the prisoners of ...
Edmonton - Page 373
Wilberston, and Sutton, in the county of Northampton; the maner of Edmonton in Tottenham in the county of Middlesex ; of Kerby, Lubbesthorpe, ...