The Civil, Ecclesiastical, Literary, Commercial, and Miscellaneous History of Leeds, Bradford, Wakefield, Dewsbury, Otley, and the District Within Ten Miles of Leeds, Volumen1

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Página 322 - London : and there likewise be set on the pillory, with his head in the pillory, for the space of two hours, between the hours of eleven and one, on Saturday next, in each place wearing a paper containing an inscription of his crimes ; and that at the Old Exchange his tongue be bored through with a hot iron and that he be there also stigmatized in the forehead with the letter B...
Página 137 - An act to amend and enlarge the powers and provisions of an act of his present Majesty, for erecting a court house and prison for the borough of Leeds in the county of York and other purposes ; to provide for the expense of the prosecution of felons in certain cases ; and to establish a police and nightly watch in the town, borough, and neighbourhood of Leeds aforesaid.
Página 321 - Resolved, that James Nayler be set on the pillory, with his head in the pillory, in the New Palace, Westminster, during the space of two hours, on Thursday next, and be whipped by the hangman through the streets of Westminster to the Old Exchange, London...
Página 128 - At the same time, and long after, the situation of a merchant was toilsome and perilous. In winter, during which season the employment of the working manufacturer was intermitted, the distant markets never ceased to be frequented. On horse-back before day-break, and long after night-fall, these hardy sons of trade pursued their object with the spirit and intrepidity of a fox chase, and the boldest of their country neighbours had no reason to despise their horsemanship or their courage." There is...
Página 322 - Nayler be set on the pillory, with his head in the pillory, in the Palace- Yard, Westminster, during the space of two hours, on Thursday next, and be whipped by the hangman through the streets, from Westminster to the Old Exchange, London...
Página 322 - ... and that from thence he be committed to prison in Bridewell, London, and there restrained from the society of all people, and there to...
Página 346 - Pontefract ; and here Archbishop Usher condescended to assume the disguise of a jesuit, in order to try the controversial talents of Robert Cooke, the learned Vicar of Leeds. At BIERLEY was erected the second hot-house in the north of England. — Here is also one of the first cedars of Libanus planted in England, and a modern Druidical circle, the fallacy of which, if posterity were uninformed of its real history, might be unperceived. At...
Página 411 - There is a river the streams whereof shall make glad the city of our God, the holy place of the tabernacles of the Most High.
Página 147 - The northern and western fronts not being so completely open to observation, are of a plainer character but harmonize with the other parts of the building. The interior corresponds with the external appearance of the structure; the staircase, formed within a circular hall thirty-four feet in diameter and crowned with a beautiful panelled dome and a light of stained glass, is very magnificent. The news room to the right of the vestibule is the handsomest apartment in the building, and is equal in...
Página 328 - There is every reason to suppose that here, in the recesses of the primeval forest which overspread at one time the hills and dales of this district, an ancient Saxon church stood ; and now again, in support of the idea of a church existing here for...

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