An Account of the Public Charities of the Town of Bedford: With ... the Laws, Exhibitions, and Privileges of the Harpur Free Grammar and Other Schools; and a Description of the Town, Its Public Institutions, Buildings, Etc. To which is Annexed an Appendis, Containing the Letters Patent of Edward VI, Granting Licence for the Foundation of the Harpur Charities, with a Translation

Merry, 1828 - 104 Seiten

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Seite 82 - He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or...
Seite 81 - ... That John Bunyan, of the town of Bedford, labourer, being a person of such and such conditions, he hath, since such a time, devilishly and perniciously abstained from coming to church to hear Divine service, and is a common upholder of several unlawful meetings and conventicles, to the great disturbance and distraction of the good subjects of this kingdom, contrary to the laws of our sovereign lord the king, etc.
Seite 82 - ... curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals or manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of dungeons ; to plunge in the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forsaken ; and to compare and collate the distresses of all men under all climes.
Seite 102 - Now know ye, that we having considered of the said articles are graciously pleased hereby to declare, that we do for us, our heirs and successors, as far as in us lies, ratify and confirm the same, and every clause, matter and thing therein contained.
Seite 2 - ... the Act of Parliament passed in the 7th. year of the reign of Her present Majesty Queen Victoria (6 & 7 Viet.
Seite 1 - VI had granted a licence to the mayor, bailiffs, burgesses and commonalty of Bedford to establish a free and perpetual grammar school for the nourishing and education of poor children.
Seite 3 - An Act for the better Management and Disposition of the Estates given by Sir William Harpur Knight, and Dame Alice his Wife, for a free and perpetual School in the Town of Bedford, and other Purposes, and of the Rents and Profits thereof.
Seite 1 - ... for the sustentation of the master and usher, and for the continuance of the school for ever, for the marriage of poor maidens of the town, and for nourishing...
Seite 102 - ... of the aforesaid School, for ever ; for marrying poor maidens of the said Town, and for nourishing and educating poor Boys of that place, and also for distributing alms of the remainder or surplus of the premises accruing and remaining to the poor of the aforesaid Town, for the time being. And also We Have granted and given licence, and by these presents Do grant and give licence, for us, our Heirs and Successors, by the advice and assent aforesaid, That the Warden or Keeper of the College of...
Seite 103 - ... other Royal Letters Patent, or any Inquisitions upon any Writ of Ad quod Damnum, or any other royal mandate on this part in any way to be had, prosecuted or taken ; the Statute of mortmain or any other Statute, Act or Ordination thence to the contrary made, published or ordained, or any Grant or Grants to the aforesaid Mayor, Bailiffs, Burgesses and Commonalty of the aforesaid Town, by us or any of our Predecessors before these times made, in these presents not made or being, or any other thing,...

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