Sussex Archaeological Collections Volume 1

Sussex Archaeological Collections 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. 1853 edition. Excerpt: ...when on my calling him "knave," and telling him that he had dealt basely with mee, he payed it. "Avaritia cum fraude conjuncta!" 30th Octr Our new bishop, Dr. Briddock, visited at Lewes. Mr. Parker of Hoadleigh preached upon "Let your light so shine, &c." I gave at Mr. Citizens, where I lay the foregoing night, 2.; my dinner at the White Horse 1. 6d., sack 1. beer and horse 8., altogether 5. 2d. 8th Nov1 I marryed Henry Langley and Mary Knoll gratis, but I did not dine with them. 1675-76. 10th May. I went to London with Mr. Lewin and his wyfe upon theyr businesse only, whence I returned not againe till the 16th; I spent there on a fyshe dinner upon my cousins, at the Swanne in Fyshe Streete, 22.; I gave her a hood and vaile, 8. 6d. July 11th. I sent Mistresse Michelborne a galon of rose water, and 1 quart of damasks, shee sending mee back by the messenger 3 dozen of pigeons. 21st July. I payd Thos. Pelling for 7 yards of calaminko, bought by him in London, 1 6.; I payed to Waters for makeing it into a cassock, mending my gowne at the same time, 6. John Weller bought of Edw? Cripps, Hoyland, being 4 parcels of land, containing about 18 acres of plaine land, and 2 of coppice, for which hee payed 8 score; and also Buckhurst, containing about 23 or 24 acres of plaine land, with 7 or 8 of coppice, for which he payed 350 more.78 7S The value of land had increased very much in the course of this century. Sir Josiah Child, in a pamphlet published in 1672, sets its value at fifteen years' purchase, aud the same authority fixes it about fifty years before, in 1624, at only twelve years'. 10th Sept' An assessment was made for the reliefe of the poore of the parish at I2d. in the; another on...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 186g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236572793
  • 9781236572790