To 1571

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1827 edition. Excerpt: ...him very early after its Dissolution, in the 28th of Henry VIIIth. before Cromwell had secured a single grant for himself. The Reader may perhaps be curious to know what were the grants of lands, monastic or other, which Henry the Eighth made to Lord Cromwell. The following occur upon the Rolls of the Originalia. In the 26th of Hen. VIlIth. he had the manor of Hackney, in Middlesex, granted to him, and in the 28th Hen. Vlllth. the manors of North Elmham and Beceley. In the 29th Hen. Vlllth. he shared in the plunder of the monasteries, and received a grant of the site and possessions of the rich Priory of Lewes in Sussex, including its Cell of Melton Mowbray in Leicestershire. In the same year he became possessed of the Site and land of Michelham Priory in Sussex. In the 30th of Henry the Eighth he obtained the Site of Modenden Priory, in Kent, with various other lands in Kent, Sussex, Essex, and Rutlandshire. In the same year 11cents received the manor and Castle of Okeham, in Rutlandshire. In the 31st of Henry the Eighth he obtained the site of Chiche St. Osithe's Priory, in Essex, with other large possessions in Essex, Norfolk, &c.: and in the 32d of Henry the Eighth the site of Launde Priory in Leicestershire. ' Tanner says the Monastery of Alceter, in Warwickshire was granted to him, but gives no date. Such was Thomas Cromwell. Our Historians have united to confer upon him a better character than he deserved. His zeal for Wolsey in the outset of that Minister's fall, and his agency in bringing on the Reformation, have been suflered, if not to veil, certainly to extenuate many acts in his conduct of government which were contrary both 0 18W and right. Otwell Johnson, a merchant ofLondon, to his brother Johshow more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236784456
  • 9781236784452