On the ancient British, Roman, and Saxon antiquities of Worcestershire

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byJabez Allies

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852. Excerpt: ... Mr. Gutch observes that " this song, and its tune, as the editor is informed by his ingenious friend Edward Williams, the Welsh bard, are well known in South Wales by the name of Marchog glas, i.e., Green knight. Though apparently ancient, it is not known to exist in black letter, nor has any better authority been met with than the common collection of Aldermary churchyard.--llitson." BELBROUGHTON. In the year 1833, a Roman jar, containing more than one hundred coins of the early emperors, was found upon the Fern estate, near Farfield or Forfield in this parish. Mr. John Amphlett has in his possession several of the coins of Adrian and Antoninus Pius, one of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, and several of the Gordians and Philip, all which I have seen. Dr. Nash, in Vol. i., p. 56, of his " History," says Belbroughton was anciently called Belm, Belne, Beolne, and Balne Bereton. It is spelled Beolne in Heming's "Cartulary," p. 301, and Bellem in Domesday Book. "Here was formerly a wood five miles in extent, and in Norman times the manor of Forfield, or Fairfield, formed a part of the great forest of Feckenham, at which place the lords justices of the king's forest on this side Trent held their courts to determine causes concerning the breach of the forest laws f." CLENT. This parish, lately a detached part of Staffordshire, was, till the reign of King Edward III., part of Worcestershire, and has been re-annexed to it by the Reform Bill. For the following facts respecting the antiquities of Clent, I am indebted to Mr. Timings, of that place. In or about the year 1790, a large jar, filled with Roman gold and silver coins, was discovered by a labourer of the name of Benjamin Phillips, as he was making a new pool on Clent Heath, Forfield is mentioned in the " Codex ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1852. Excerpt: ... Mr. Gutch observes that " this song, and its tune, as the editor is informed by his ingenious friend Edward Williams, the Wels...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.33 inPublished:February 4, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217266622

ISBN - 13:9780217266628

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