The antiquities of the priory of Christ-church, Hants, by B. Ferrey, the literary part by E.W. Brayley

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Seite 58 - And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down and worshipped him ; and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts ; gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Seite viii - To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that we of our special grace, certain knowledge and mere motion, have given and granted, and by these presents, for us, our heirs and successors, do give and grant...
Seite 3 - Mention of the town, however, is first met with about the year 900, in the account given by the Saxon chronicler of the contest for the crown between Edward the Elder and his kinsman Ethelwald in 901 ; the latter having collected troops to support his pretensions, marched to Wimborne, in Dorsetshire, of which place he took possession, and afterwards continued his progress to Tweonea, or Twynham...
Seite 65 - Church, for a commemoration sermon on the third Sunday in August, as an everlasting memorial, and as expressive of my gratitude to the Supreme Being for my signal preservation in...
Seite 57 - And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots (Isaiah 11:1).
Seite 13 - Bridge, in a straight Line to the South-western Corner of Merritown Common; thence along the Southern Boundary of Merritown Common and of Hurn Common to the Point at which the Southern Boundary of Hurn Common reaches the Moor's River ; thence in a straight Line to the Southern Boundary Post of the Parish of Christchurch on the Ringwood Road, close by Fillybrook Plantation.
Seite 13 - The old borough of New Windsor, the lower ward of the Castle, and so much of the parish of Clewer as is situated to the east of the following boundary ; (that is to say,) From the point at which the...
Seite 29 - So much variety and grandeur, intelligence and taste, are displayed in its architecture, that we cannot but regret the deficiency of records which prevents our ascertaining by whom, and at what exact periods, the different divisions of this noble fabric were respectively erected. With the exception, indeed, of the Norman...
Seite 87 - ... where it was intended to be fixed, it was found to be too short ; no remedy appearing, the embarrassed workmen retired to their dwellings. On returning to the church the ensuing morning;, they discovered that the beam had been placed in its right position, and was now extended a foot longer than was requisite. Speechless with surprise, the additional workman occurred to their thoughts ; and on recovering their tongues, they agreed, that no other than our Saviour could have assisted them...
Seite 46 - ... including many representations of a grotesque and satirical character, which are supposed to refer to the selfish arts of the mendicant friars, who began to establish themselves in England in the thirteenth century. Of this description, in particular, are two arms on the south side (vide Plate IX.

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