The History and Antiquities of the Town of Lancaster: Compiled from Authentic Sources

T. Edmondson, 1852 - 380 頁

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第 iii 頁 - Vive, vale. Si quid novisti rectius istis Candidus imperti ; si non his utere mecum.
第 368 頁 - Armagnac, but had not credit to effect his purpose. The cardinal and his friends had cast their eye on Margaret of Anjou, daughter of Regnier, titular King of Sicily, Naples, and Jerusalem, descended from...
第 3 頁 - ... disruption of the supposed planet may have taken place. If the history of the fall of meteoric stones would be considered as throwing any light on this question, it will follow that such an event must have taken place at a very distant period ; for the descent of such stones can be traced back to periods more than a thousand years before the commencement of the Christian era ; perhaps even to the days of Joshua, when a shower of stones destroyed the enemies of Israel,* which would lead us to...
第 171 頁 - Anglo-Saxons in Britain. It was a law or custom amongst the northern nations, that only one of the male children should be selected to remain at home to inherit the government and property of his forefathers, the rest were exiled to the ocean, in quest of a fortune to be derived from rapacity, or obtained by the sword- All men of royal descent, who assumed piracy as a profession, enjoyed, the name of sea-kings.* Without a yard of territorial property, without any visible nation or even a single town,...
第 139 頁 - I doubt not that the sovereign power is in your God, who has compelled so many noble persons to come before you in this suppliant manner. Be pleased therefore to accept of us, and of this chain.
第 124 頁 - II, p. 38, says : — I found a great piece of the wall, made of the white stone of the country, and very hard mortar and still very thick, though the facing on both sides has been peeled off for the sake of the square stones which they used in building. A year or two ago a great parcel of it was destroyed with much labour. This reached quite to the Bridge Lane, and hung over the street, at the head of the precipice, in a dreadful manner...
第 7 頁 - Saxons, and although the names of the towns and villages are almost universally of Anglo-Saxon derivation, yet the hills, forests, rivers, &c. have generally retained their old Celtic names.
第 133 頁 - The barbarians drive us to the sea ; the sea drives us back to the barbarians : between them we are exposed to two sorts of death ; we are either slain or drowned.
第 302 頁 - God 1708, and in the seventh year of the reign of our Sovereign Lady, Ann, by the Grace of God, of Great Brittain, France and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith...