The Berkeley Manuscripts; The Lives of the Berkeleys, Lords of the Honour, Castle and Manor of Berkeley, in the County of Gloucester, from 1066 to 161
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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...(greater then that of king Solomon, ) That hee left behind him a wife son to fucceede; A blessing that that king had not; And honest executors that performed his will. Che manner of whose funerall and devotions for him done after death by hospicij 24. H. 8. preists and fryars, read out of the accompt of his funeralls, deli-vered by his 690 Steward of houshold, to his said Executors, as breifly as I could abstract the same; BgTMde wherein note, that his body according to his will was first buryed in the Church of Mangottesfeild where hee dyed, And after, as hee had appointed, it was removed to his owne tombe set up in the church of the monastery of S? Aueustines by v1-'f?',8-,"1 r castrode Berkeley. Bristoll, and there buryed by the side of Alienor his first wife, as his Will directed. To sower preists to fay masses the 24'!" of January, the corps being then not buried--16? To thirty preists and two clerks singing at the buriall--15V 4? To eight men ringing two dayes and a halfe--6. 8? To eighteen preists for masses--9? To 24 preists--12? To poor people the day that the corps was brought to the church--38s 8? The fame day to forty preists and twenty clerks--30 To poore people in money doaled and given in Almes the day of the buriall of the Corps--61'.-13? 4? To S' John Nelme preist for a de.rige and masse at Slimbridge--2? 1? To men for ringing there--4? To 8 preists for each a masse the Wednesday the 29 of January after the corps was buryed--2 8? 4d was y? ordinary To 6 preists the 30 of January for 6 masses-2? STSfw To sower preists the last of January for 4 masses--16? is to a day laborer: To two preists the second of ffebruary for 2 masses--10? this was candle-sor2i eggS mas day and these extraordinary masses. The third of ffebruary...
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