Publications of the Surtees Society, Band 33

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Surtees Society, 1857 - 187 Seiten
Report of Society appended to many volumes.

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Seite 107 - ... water it till it bee as soft as morter, or allmo.st as a puddle ; then lette it lye a fortnight, till the water bee sattled in that it beginne to waxe hard againe, and then beate it downe smooth with broad flatte peeces of wood. When a floore is decayed, that there are holes worne, they usually leade as many coupe...
Seite 100 - Wee seldorne sende fewer then eight horse-loades to the markette att a time, and with them two men, for one man cannot guide the poakes of above fower horses. When wee sende oates to the markette, wee secke them up in three-bushell poakes, and lay sixe bushells on an horse ; when wee sende wheate, rye, or massledine to markette, and allsoe when wee sende barley, wee putte it into mette-poakes ; wee are forced to putte part of our corne into halfe quarter-seckes, and these wee lay on horses that are...
Seite 97 - His tenants the graingers are tyed to come themselves, and winde the woll ; they have a fatte weather and a fatte lambe killed, and a dinner provided for their paines ; there will be usually three score or fower score poore folkes gatheringe up the lockes ; to oversee whom standeth the steward and two or three of his friends or servants, with each of them a rodde in his hande ; there...
Seite 132 - ... if hee bee such an one as can sowe, mowe, stacke pease, goe well with • fower horse, and hayth beene used to markettinge and the like ; for nowe of late wee imploy and trust our foreman with the sowinge of all our seede. Wee give usually 50s. or fower marke to another, and perhapps 2s. or 2s. 6d. for a godspenny, providinge hee bee such an one as can sowe, mowe, goe well with a draught, and bee a good ploweman, and him allsoe wee imploy as a seedesman in haver seede time, when wee come to sowe...
Seite 135 - Zd. for his paines ; if the master will not sette him att liberty, then the cheife constable is to lette them knowe what wages the statute will allowe, and to sette downe a reasonable and indifferent wage betwixt them, and hee is to have one penny of the master for every servant that stayeth two yeares in a place, or is not sette att liberty, and this the pettie constables are to doe for him, viz. ; to sende in bills of the names of all such servants as stay with theire olde masters, and to gather...
Seite 10 - ... one homily already decreed and set forth for that purpose ; without wearing any surplice, carrying of banners or handbells, or staying at crosses, or such like popish ceremonies.
Seite 125 - ... 16s. Symon Hewson payeth for his howse, and close thereunto belonginge 15s. per annum ; it is worth more. Thomas Leake payeth for his howse and yard but 8s. per annum, because hee was at cost with buildinge, but it is richly worth 12s. Mary Goodale and Richard Miller have a cottage betwixt them ; Mary Goodale hath two roomes, and the orchard, and payeth 6s. per annum ; and Richard Miller, hayth one roomestead, and payeth 4s. per annum. Thomas Styringe payeth for his howse and orchard 12s., and...
Seite 147 - Hee will then come downe and hange him that sayeth soe. Short barley-strawe, that hayth beene longe steeped and soaked with the wette, is the best for stoppinge of holes and pilinge with, because it is sadder, and not soe subjeckt to blowe out with everie blast of winde, as other light and dry strawe is.
Seite 60 - A good thatcher will in one day thatch a whole side of the stacke that standeth on the longe helme in the staggarth. Our usuall manner is for the foreman to rigge our stackes, and then is hee to have two to helpe him, viz. ; one to drawe out the stubble and make it into bottles, and another to give him the bottles and bandes up, and to make the bandes fast att the eize ; and his manner is, first, to lay his stubble crosse overthwart the ridge of the stacke, that the raine may runne downe, and then...
Seite 97 - ... score poore folkes gatheringe up the lockes, to oversee whome standeth the steward and two or three of his friends or servants with each of them a rodde in his hande; there are two to carry away the woll, and weigh the woll soe soone as it is wounde up, and another that...

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