Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and Its Dependencies; From the Earliest Period of Authentic History of the Reign of Victoria Volume 2

Annals of the Coinage of Great Britain and Its Dependencies; From the Earliest Period of Authentic History of the Reign of Victoria Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ... in his posarlicle Newport Gate, Lincoln. session, with r. c. 1.. percussa Lindi Coloniae in the exergue. ' " l1'attel_1/, 60. Barter, 153." Medollick History of Cnrnurius, part i. pp. 276 and 277.' 3 Here I have omitted the names of several persons who are 6 Dwlemy Book' VOL i_ f-one 336_ b_ 1 1d_ ib, -d_ William I. coined here; as did likewise William II. Henry I. Stephen, and Henry II. In the first or second year of Richard I., I189 or 1190, the citizens of Lincoln had a grant of this privilege, amongst others, that they should not be obliged to plead out of their own city, except in pleas of foreign tenures; but the moneyers and the king's oflicers were excepted in this grant.' King John, in his ninth year, 1208, commanded the moneyers, etc. of this city, in common with those of several others, to attend his commands at Westminster? Henry III. struck money in this mint. On his coins the name is sometimes written LINCOL, and at others moon.. Edward I. also coined here. Mr. Johnson thinks it "highly probable that the mint here became, in Christian times, within the jurisdiction of St. Martin the Great,3 in this city; for beyond it, eastward, bishop Remigius, when he determined to build his cathedral church of St. Mary in this city, and removed his see hither, not long after the Norman Conquest, and the injunction of king William I. for that purpose, purchased part of the possessions of the canons of the most ancient church of St. Martin, the steeple whereof was rebuilt in I740, and the fabric then repairing; over the south door whereof, on an ample square rag-stone, much defaced, or worn flat by the weather and injuries of time, is this sculpture, now in low relievo, as I then took a sketch of it on...show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236581970
  • 9781236581976