Some Account of the Ancient and Present State of Shrewsbury

Some Account of the Ancient and Present State of Shrewsbury

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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. 1808 edition. Excerpt: ...Mortimcts in the Monastieon (Ai-t. Wigmorez) agrees with what ksaidin the text. 1 In the Rev.. Mr. Kilner's unpuhlished Treatise on the origin of Manna; Cpllegs ia a plate of two. seals, one inscribed SIGXLLVM ROGBRI LEXBVRNB, the other, SXGILLVM IVLLANB DE LIZYBVRNB. z Tim-amsen both are six lioncels rampant, 3, 2, and I.--m...um-_c: _'."_ ' and Catherine his wise, in 1463. An extract from What particular conjuncture of circumstances led this person to quit his native county, and to settle here, at a period when such migrations were much less frequent than at present, it would now be vain to enquire. His countryman, perhaps his kinsman, Nicholas Fitzherberd, Esq. son of Henry Fitzherberd, of Norbury, in the county of Derby, was admitted burgess here on the same day, having numerous issue. Ralph, the third son, was father of that illustrious luminary of Englishjurisprudence, Sir Anthony Fitzherherd, who was made Sergeant, 151', and Chief justice of the King's Bench, 1523. It appears from Harl. MSS. u74, that Nicholas Fitzherberd, of Norbury, married to his first wife, Elizabeth Ludlowe, of Shrewshury: this matrimonial connection may have perhaps brought him hither. ' " wyfe." Though the remaining arms on this mo nument do not, it is believed, correspond with any of the armorial bearings, _of the Earls of Stafford, it is not improbable that this gentleman might be a younger, perhaps an illcgitimate branch of that illustrious house, in the pedigrce of which the name of Nicholas not unfrequently occurs. ruins of St. Chadffls, and probably belonged to some Dean of that church. At the west end of the nave are two very singular monumcntal recumbent figures, brought hither from the ruins of St. Allcmunds. Onc of them is habitcd in a...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236754557
  • 9781236754554