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abbot acres aforesaid Agricola aldermen ancient Anglo-Saxon Antoninus appears appointed assize bailiffs Baines Bernicia borough Brigantes Britain British Britons burgages Caledonians called capital burgesses carucates castle chamberlains chantry chaplain charter church of Lancaster common commonalty thereof conquest council county of Lancaster court crown Danes Deira earl Edward election England erected forfeit the sum fortress freemen garrison granted Henry Heysham History honour inhabitants inscription island John Julius Agricola king kingdom Lancashire Lancaster Castle land liberties lord Lune m.p. xviii Manchester Mancunium mayor mayor and bailiffs Northumberland Northumbria Ordovices Overborough pain to forfeit parish person Picts possession present Preston prior of Lancaster refuse reign Ribble Ribchester Richard Richmondshire river road Robert Roger Roman Runic Saxon sayde Setantii shillings stations stone successors Tacitus Thomas throne tower town of Lancaster unto Venutius Vespasian voyde groundes wall Western Brigantes William yeres York
第 iii 頁 - Vive, vale. Si quid novisti rectius istis Candidus imperti ; si non his utere mecum.
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.