History of Newcastle and Gateshead Volume 1

History of Newcastle and Gateshead Volume 1

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...ordained that "the Duke of Rothesay, or else some other great lord of the king's blood of Scotland, with counsel of the king of Scotland, shall be at Edinburgh the 1st March next coming, or else on the Sunday three weeks after, etc.; and the Duke of Lancaster, or else some other great lord of the king's blood of England, with counsel of the king of England, shall be at Newcastle on one of the same days, etc. And they shall send their messages interchangeably, either to the other, to certify the wills of both their kings; so that ere they depart further from the marches, they shall meet a certain day that be most liked to them both, either at Howdenstank or else at some other place that be more liked to both the parties, and there do and fulfil all that to them pertains of this indenture." Brand quotes Anderson's Dictionary of Commerce to show that about this time Newcastle was becoming an important commercial port, exporting woollen cloth, herring, and other commodities to Lubeck, Hamburg, Bremen, Stade, Wismar, Rostock, Stralsund, Dantzic, Konigsberg, etc., besides its increasing trade in coals. 1399 22 and 23 R1chard II. 1 Henry IV. Bishop of Durham--Walter Skirlaw. Mayor and Bailiffs--Uncertain, for reasons stated in the preceding year. ICHARD II. was deposed on the 30th September, and his cousin Henry was appointed king by the title of Henry IV. The first parliament of this monarch was summoned to meet at Westminster on the 6th October. The town of Newcastle was represented by Lawrence Acton and Roger Thornton. November 28." The bishop of Durham appointed John Kempe to be the keeper of.his park at Gateshead, with the usual allowance of 14d. per day. December 3. Reginald Porter, vicar of Pittington, who, on the 1gth...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986938
  • 9781236986931