The History and Antiquities of the Metropolitical Church of Canterbury: Illustrated by a Series of Engravings, of Views, Elevations, Plans, and Details of the Architecture of that Edifice, with Biographical Anecdotes of the Archibishops, Etc, Volume 1 ;Volume 4

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821 - 110 pages
 

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Page 101 - History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Canterbury, and the once adjoining Monastery.
Page 89 - Blackball, selected to preach before the queen, enunciated the doctrine of the divine right of kings and the duty of passive obedience.
Page 103 - Some Account of the Deans of Canterbury, from the new Foundation of that Church by Henry VIII. to the present time. To which is added, a Catalogue of the MSS. in the Church Library, by Henry John Todd, MA
Page 100 - In two parts: the first part, The Antiquities of Canterbury; or a Survey of that ancient City, with the Suburbs and Cathedral, &c.
Page 85 - Tower." John Stafford, John Kemp, and Thomas Bourchier were the Primates during the Wars of the Roses ; the latter, known by his device of a. knot, had the honour of crowning three kings, Edward IV., Richard III., and Henry VII. He also was a cardinal. Warham was the last of the pre-Reformation Archbishops. His face is familiar to such of us as have visited at Addington, where his portrait hangs over the chimney-piece in the hall.
Page 57 - Becket, sc,ull and all, with the wounde of his death, and the peece cut out of his scull layde in the same wound.
Page 14 - I strictly command and charge, that no man presume to lay any tax on the possessions of the clergy, who are the sons of God, and the sons of God ought to be free from all taxes in every kingdom.
Page 102 - A series of (12) etchings and engravings of the ancient monastery of St. Augustine, with the cathedral, castle, and other antiquities in the suburbs of the metropolitan City of Canterbury, illustrated by a corresponding account, taken from the best authorities, 12 pages, including the title, preface, and list of plates.
Page 61 - the Virgin mother has an habitation, though somewhat dark, enclosed with a double step or rail of iron, for fear of thieves, for indeed I never saw any thing more laden with riches. Lights being brought, we saw more than a royal spectacle : in beauty it far exceeded that of Walsingham.
Page 57 - Erasmus, who saw it shortly after the dissolution. lu a chest or case of wood was " a coffin of gold, together with inestimable riches, gold being the meanest thing to be seen there ; it shone all over, and sparkled and glittered with jewels of the most rare and...

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