Monastic and Baronial Remains

Monastic and Baronial Remains

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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. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...gave birth to a Sob by her royal paramour, whom, on the 18th June 1.525, he created Earl of Nottingham, Duke of Richmond and Somerset, and presented him with a blue ribbon. Henry, although he owed some consideration to this house, the seat of his licentious pleasures, and which be jocularly used to call his " Jericho;" yet did not spare it in his wrath, or for a moment retard its annihilation. Like his other favourites, its day of grace was past, and its services were forgotten; for in the year 1527, the seventeenth of his reign, it was dissolved, and appropriated with other property for the endowment of Cardinal Wolsey's College at Oxford; at which time it appeared the revenues amounted to no more than. 85. 9s. Id. per ami.: of which, ll. 13s. I'/, was in spiritualities. On the attainder, in 1529, of the cardinal, it reverted to the crown, and was presented January 1, 1531, to the abbey of Waltbatn Holy Cross: when again, on the general dissolution of abbies, it once more came into the possession of Henry, who granted it, in 154-0, to John Smyth, and in bis family it continued several generations. The church, adjoining the monastery, is the only remain of the priory at Blackmore; the other buildings having undergone so many changes, that it is scarcely possible to trace a feature of the ancient structure. This view, taken from the Cloister Court, shew the east end of the church, as it now appears. VOL. II. Castle. MANNORDEER CASTLE, PEMBROKESHIRE. The time when this castle was erected is not absolutely known, but, from the best authorities, is referred to the reign of William Rufus; and, what must be deemed very singular, it was in the hands of the crown from the reign of Henry I. to King James I., who conferred it on the family of...show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236656547
  • 9781236656544