The Worthies of Cumberland (Volume 4); William Wordsworth, Susanna Blamire, Thomas Tickell, Jane…

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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. 1873. Excerpt: ... THE LOSHES OF WOODSIDE. CHAPTER I. "An inventive Age Has wrought, if not with speed of magic, yet To most strange issues." Wordsworth. URING the stirring times of the uxorious Tudor, the family of Arlosh or Losh were comfortably established at Woodside, four miles south of Carlisle. They held lands and hereditaments of value at that period, and it is not improbable that they were known men of an earlier dynasty in these northern parts. Family tradition--seldom wanting to the favoured of fortune, and oft as conspicuous as the ancient full-bottomed wigs upon the heads of claimants of a long pedigree--avers a great deal respecting the early career of the Loshes; that they were originally graingers by occupation, under the rule of Holm-Cultram Abbey, in Cumberland; and that one branch of the family made a raid eastward, and effected a clearing at Inglewoodside, and there laid the foundation of the present home--Woodside. This notion The Traditions of the Family. 141 derives a certain amount of support from the present Loshes having estates in Holm-Cultram; at the same time, it is but a matter of conjecture whence they came, and why they settled on the pastoral banks of the gentle-flowing Peterill; suffice to say they appear in sixteenth-century legible history as Cumberland landowners, or as canonicals of the old Catholic church in Carlisle. Concurring with the prevailing sentiment of these latter days that wisely measures the capacity of the individual man rather than his ancestral accidents, recognising only those marked hereditary influences, or psychological semblances bearing an historical meaning, it is all the more agreeable to state that the family under discussion have long been known as an intelligent, prosperous, and estimable race of Cumbrians. Du...

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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. 1873. Excerpt: ... THE LOSHES OF WOODSIDE. CHAPTER I. "An inventive Age Has wrought, if not with speed of magic, yet To most strange issues." Wor...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217289452

ISBN - 13:9780217289450

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