The Works Of Sir Thomas Browne; Hydriotaphia. Brampton Urns. A Letter To A Friend, Upon Occasion…

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bySir Thomas Browne

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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 edition. Excerpt: ...the charter from him: or else of King Henry VI., in whose reign this gate and fair window were built. Also the maimed statues of bishops, whose copes are garnished and charged with a cross moline: and at » 3 pama. This word is not poena but limit, the old way of writing think (this was first suggested by the late Dr. Sayers), it appears to have been intended for his motto; as was also the word IjrKiiiv on a brass label at the corner of his tombstone.--See Blomejield's Norwich, part ii. p. 39, and JBritton's Norwich Cathedral. their feet, escutcheons, with the arms of the church: and also escutcheons with crosses molines. That these, or some of them, were the statues of Bishop William Alnwick, seems more than probable; for he built the three gates, and the great window3 at the west end of the church; and where the arms of the see are in a roundele, are these words--Orate pro anima Domini Willelmi Alnvjyk. Also in another escutcheon, charged with a cross moline, there is the same motto round about it. Upon the wooden door on the outside, there are also the three mitres, which are the arms of the see upon one leaf, and a cross moline on the other. Upon the outside of the end of the north cross aisle, there is a statue of an old person; which, being formerly covered and obscured by plaster and mortar over it, was discovered upon the late reparation or whitening of that end of the aisle. This may probably be the statue of Bishop Eichard Nicks,4 or the Blind Bishop; for he built the aisle, or that part thereof, and also the roof, where his arms are to be seeu, a chevron between three leopards' heads, gules. The roof of the church is noble and adorned with figures. In the roof of the body of the church there are no coats of arms, but...

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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 edition. Excerpt: ...the charter from him: or else of King Henry VI., in whose reign this gate and fair window were built. Also the maimed s...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:206 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.44 inPublished:July 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217616933

ISBN - 13:9780217616935

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