Magnae Britanniae Notitia, Or, The Present State of Great-Britain: With Divers Remarks Upon the Ancient State Thereof

Timothy Goodwin, Matthew Wotton, Benjamin Tooke, Daniel Midwinter, and Jacob Tonson, 1718 - 702 ページ

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136 ページ - Bounty (that is, the governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy).
76 ページ - His salary was i.soo/. per annum. . . . The sixth great officer of the crown is the Lord Great Chamberlain of England, an officer of great antiquity, to whom belongs livery and lodging in the king's court and certain fees. . . . Moreover to this great officer belongs the care of providing all things in the House of Lords in time of Parliament, and to that end he hath an apartment near the Lords
216 ページ - Act for the building of fifty new churches 'in or near the Cities of London and Westminster or the suburbs thereof. . . churches of stone and other proper Materials with Towers or Steeples to each of them'.
111 ページ - Relief of aged, impotent and poor people ; maintenance of sick and maimed soldiers and mariners' schools of learning, free schools, and scholars in universities; repair of bridges, ports, havens, causeways, churches, seabanks, and highways ; education and preferment of orphans...
76 ページ - ... doing their homage. At the coronation of every king, he is to have forty ells of crimson velvet for his own robes. This officer, on the coronation day...
355 ページ - In which day, not only the apostate angels shall be judged, but likewise all persons that have lived upon earth shall appear before the tribunal of Christ, to give an account of their thoughts, words, and deeds ; and to receive according to what they have done in the body, whether good or evil.
106 ページ - Saucery ; and the chief officers of the Cellar and Pantry are to be ready, one with a cup of red wine, and the other with a manchet, to offer the criminal. The...