History and antiquities of Kingston-upon-Thames

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Sida 22 - Kingston and take care of him if he were alive ; but, as one of the journalists of that time observes, it was too late, for he was dead and stripped, and good pillage found in his pocket.
Sida 58 - at the Mount of St Mary's, in the stony stage where I now stand, I have brought you some fine biscuits, baked in the oven of charity, carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation.
Sida 77 - After the removal of the timber and several Loads of Rubbish they heard very plainly some loud Groans and Cries in the Grave ; soon after they came to the heads of two Persons ; the man was speechless and almost dead, having his head closely confined between two Stones ; the Woman was not so much pressed, but being immediately taken care of by Dr. Cranmer, they are both in a fair way of Recovery.
Sida 58 - Arriving at the mount of St. Mary's, in the stony stage * where I now •stand, I have brought you some fine biskets, baked in the oven of charity, and carefully conserved for the chickens of the church, the sparrows of the spirit, and the sweet swallows of salvation.
Sida 69 - By the suavity of his manners, the serenity of his temper, and the natural candour of his disposition, he gained the love and esteem of his numerous friends and connexions ; and by his benevolence and kind attentions...
Sida 21 - Kingston, with a body of about 600 horse; their avowed object being to release the king and bring him to parliament; to settle peace in the kingdom, and to preserve the laws. A declaration to this effect was sent to the citizens of London, who were invited to join them. The parliament immediately sent...
Sida 76 - Millis) on the spot ; bruised and wounded several others; and buried in the grave both the son and daughter for above three hours : during which time many were employed in digging out the rubbish, in order to get at the bodies...
Sida 91 - His honours perish in the dust, And pomp and beauty, birth and blood : That glorious day exalts the just, To full dominion o'er the proud.
Sida 21 - Pritty, who found the royalists but ill-prepared for defence.:}: A skirmish took place near Surbiton common, in which the Earl of Holland and his party were soon defeated. The Earl himself fled to Harrow, but was soon afterwards taken prisoner. The Duke of Buckingham escaped ; but his brother, the beautiful Lord Francis Villiers, was slain in the skirmish.
Sida 82 - Morton, Knt. and colonel, and Sir Albert Morton, Knt., Principal Secretary of State to King Charles. Of Mrs. Morton's mother, Mrs. Honeywood, of Charing, in Kent, we are told that she was " the wonder of her sex and this age, for she lived to see near 400 issued from her loynes." Dr. Nicholas West, vicar of Kingston in 1502, was a scholar of Eton and Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. He was consecrated Bishop of Ely in 1515, and died in 1533. The Rev. Edmund Staunton was another distinguished...

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