Richmond and its inhabitants from the olden time

Paperback | May 21, 2012

byRichard Crisp

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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. 1866 Excerpt: ...reign of Elizabeth to ye first of King James as following and were down in ye oulde Register oute of which they were written by me. "Thomas Brown, Clerica. "July 24th, 1596. Laurence Snow was buried wob Laurence was executed at Kingston and by his wife brought to Richmounte to be buried. "Nov. 12, 1599. Mrs. Elizabeth Ratcliff one of the maides of honor died and her bowells buried in the Chancell at Richmont. 214 REGISTERS. "July 24th, 1600. Sir Antony Paulet Knight died at Kew whose bowells were interred at Richmounte." It was not an unfrequent practice, in the time of our Norman monarchs, for the heart and bowels of the deceased king to be interred many miles distant from the spot where the body rested, and this singular custom continued to be occasionally resorted to down to the commencement and middle of the seventeenth century, in some instances at the request or wish of the survivors, and more frequently having been so ordered by the testamentary decree of the deceased. The above-named Sir Anthony Paulet, by will made in the month of May, 1600, directed that he should be buried in the church of the parish in which he might chance to die; but having in a codicil ordered a tomb to be erected for himself and family in the parish church of Hinton St. George, in Somersetshire, it may be considered that the executors and surviving members of the family of Paulet merged into a state of bewilderment at these rather contradictory and conflicting expression of the wishes of the deceased, and no doubt congratulated themselves that in burying a portion of the worthy knight at Hinton St. George, and the less noble parts at Richmond, they had triumphantly and cleverly surmounted all existing doubts and difficulties. In examining these ancie...

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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. 1866 Excerpt: ...reign of Elizabeth to ye first of King James as following and were down in ye oulde Register oute of which they were written by ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.23 inPublished:May 21, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217790151

ISBN - 13:9780217790154

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