Dulwich College and Edward Alleyn; A Short History of the Foundation of God's Gift College at Dulwich. Together with a Memoir of the Founder

Dulwich College and Edward Alleyn; A Short History of the Foundation of God's Gift College at Dulwich. Together with a Memoir of the Founder

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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. 1877 edition. Excerpt: ...which I did, and promis'd to leave her at my death 2000 markes. This was accepted and security demanded. I then towld you all my landes were stated on the Coll. 3 leases I had, one of them was given to the Coll., the other 2 being the manor and recktory of Lewsham, worth 120" a year, and divers tenementes in the Black-friars, as the plaie howse thenre worth 120" the year, booth which cost me 2500" iff nowe my statute or recognisance would serve, those 2 leases should be past over to some persone in trust that after my death shoe surviving, should be leaft 2000 markes. This was accepted on all sides, and your selfe being calld away by the coming of some Ladyes you tooke your leave of Sir Tho. and referd the accomplishing of these businesses to his direction. "I presently returned to Peckham, and coming then to Con. towld her what had past; and more, to show my love to her off my owne voluntary, I towld her before Sir Tho. I would make it upp 1500" which was then by your selfe, and Sir Tho. extraordinary contented with. "All this while there was no 200" a yeere spoken off nor any other joynter, but so muche mony at my death; tis trew itt wase thought more convenient for her to have 200" a yeere then 1500" in money, and as I sayd divers tymes iff god enabled me I shalbe more willing to doe itt, and soe it was a desire rather then a promise. "Thus past itt till the beginning of your sioknesse, and then you desire our maryag should be performd with as much speed as might bee; for as you sayd the world tooke surer knowledge of itt, and for what wase promisd on your part, iff god lent you lyfe should be really performd.f I directly went on, urging you to nothing, but rested wholy on your bare word...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236490630
  • 9781236490636