The history of the ancient palace and late houses of parliament at Westminster, by E.W. Brayley and J. Britton

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1836 - 80 pages
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Page 2 - Strength of Cast Iron, &c. A PRACTICAL ESSAY on the STRENGTH of CAST IRON and OTHER METALS. By the late THOMAS TREDGOLD, Mem. Inst. CE, Author of "Elementary Principles of Carpentry,
Page 389 - Thomas Pride, whether buried in Westminster Abbey or elsewhere, be with all expedition taken up, and drawn upon a hurdle to Tyburn, and there hanged up in their coffins for some time, and after that buried under the said gallows...
Page 289 - I am descended by right line of blood, coming from the good lord, king Henry III., and through that right that God, of his grace, hath sent me with help of my kin and of my friends to recover it ; the which realm was in point to be undone for default of governance, and undoing of good laws.
Page 386 - I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak, in this place but as this House is pleased to direct me...
Page 337 - Westmynstre Hall, in a Towre vnder a house called Quene Margrettes Counsaill house." At that time, Sir John Catesby, whose family name the often-quoted distich, " Catesby the rat, and Lovel the dog, Rule all England under a hog," — has rendered so notorious, "was keeper of the Palace of Westminster, the Fleet prison," &c. as appears from a writ of Privy Seal, to "allow the Sherriffs of London the payment of their fee" for his salary. || The office of keeping the * Harl. MS. No. 433, fol. 35 b....
Page 17 - King William, on returning from Normandy into England, held for the first time his court in the New Hall at Westminster. Having entered to inspect it, with a large military retinue, some persons remarked that ' it was too large, and larger than it should have been...
Page 364 - Sir Ralph Bagnal, refused to consent to this submission, and said, "he was sworn to the " contrary to King Henry VIII. which was a worthy " Prince, and laboured twenty-five years before he could " abolish him : and to say I will agree to it, I will not.
Page 311 - Councils," precisely such as I suppose these to have been, were frequently summoned during the three reigns of the House of Lancaster, is a fact established by direct evidence altogether conclusive. In the Proceedings and Ordinances of the Privy Council, edited by Sir Harris Nicolas in 1834, there is distinct mention made of not less than sixteen "Great Councils " called during the sixty-one years of the Lancastrian dynasty, and there are traces of more. The latest of which there is record there...
Page 316 - The duke, the night after his imprisonment, was found dead in his bed, and his body showed to the lords and commons as though he had died of a palsy or empostom ; but all indifferent persons well knew that he died of no natural death, but of some violent force.

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