An Account of the Township of Iffley in the Deanery of Cuddesdon, Oxfordshire: From the Earliest Notice

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James Parker, 1870 - 164 Seiten
 

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Seite 73 - WHERE holy ground begins, unhallowed ends, Is marked by no distinguishable line ; The turf unites, the pathways intertwine ; And, wheresoe'er the stealing footstep tends, Garden, and that Domain where kindred, friends, And neighbours rest together, here confound Their several features, mingled like the sound Of many waters, or as evening blends 1 Wallachia - the country alluded to.
Seite 109 - So I saw in my dream, that just as Christian came up with the cross, his burden loosed from off his shoulders, and fell from off his back, and began to tumble ; and so continued to do, till it came to the mouth of the sepulchre where it fell in, and I saw it no more. Then was Christian glad and lightsome, and said, with a merry heart, " He hath given me rest by His sorrow, and life by His death.
Seite 33 - Wherein it materially differs from what was called tenure by divine service; in which the tenants were obliged to do some special divine services in certain ; as to sing so many masses, to distribute such a sum in alms, and the like ; which, being expressly defined and prescribed, could with no kind of propriety be called free alms; especially as for this, if unperformed the lord might distrain without any complaint to the visitor.
Seite 83 - And we further recommend and propose, that nothing herein contained shall prevent us from recommending and proposing...
Seite 8 - Which will well enough account for the frequent intermixture of parishes one with another. For if a lord had a parcel of land detached from the main of his estate, but not sufficient to form a parish of itself, it was natural for him to endow his newly erected church with the tithes of those disjointed lands ; especially if no church was then built in any lordship adjoining to those out-lying parcels.
Seite 32 - Tenure in frankalmoign, in libera eleemosyna, or free alms, is that whereby a religious corporation, aggregate or sole, holdeth lands of the donor to them and their successors for ever.
Seite 125 - ... though the making such grants, and by that means appropriating what seems to be unnatural to restrain, the use of running water, was prohibited for the future by King John's great charter...
Seite 120 - An obit was an office performed at funerals, when the corpse was in the church, and before it was buried...
Seite 19 - And he who held this proportion of land (or a whole fee) by knight-service, was bound to attend his lord to the wars for forty days in every year, if called upon; n which attendance was his reditus or return, his rent or service, for the land he claimed to hold.
Seite 146 - This is the final agreement, made in the court of the lord the King at Lancaster, on the morrow of S.

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