History, gazetteer, and directory, of Warwickshire

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Pagina 440 - ... the said plaintiff shall have judgment to recover such sum only and no costs; and if a verdict shall not be found for the plaintiff, the defendant shall be entitled to his costs as between attorney and client, unless in either case the judge who shall try the cause shall certify on the back of the record that the action was fit to be brought in such superior court.
Pagina 497 - Norfolke was not fullie set forward, when the king cast downe his warder, and the heralds cried, Ho, ho. Then the king caused their speares to be taken from them, and commanded them to repaire againe to their chaires, where they remained two long houres, while the king and his councell deliberatlie consulted what order was best to be had in so weightie a cause.
Pagina 58 - ... if it be founded on tort, the said plaintiff shall have judgment to recover such sum only, and no costs...
Pagina 439 - Provided always, that the court shall not have cognizance of any action of ejectment, or in which the title to any corporeal or incorporeal hereditaments, or to any toll, fair, market, or franchise, shall be in question, or in which the validity of any devise, bequest, or limitation under any will or settlement may be disputed, or for any malicious prosecution, or for any libel or slander, or for criminal conversation, or for seduction, or breach of promise of marriage.
Pagina 440 - That if any action shall be commenced after the passing of this Act in any of Her Majesty's superior courts of record...
Pagina 447 - ... on the arrival of Henry, Duke of Normandy, afterwards Henry II., turned out King Stephen's soldiers, who then manned the garrison, and delivered it up to Henry) by whom he had issue, three sons, William, Walleran, and Henry, and also a daughter, Agnes. He died 18 Stephen. 1153. WILLIAM DE NEWBURG, third Earl of Warwick, 20 Henry II., procured an addition of two knights to the five knights and ten sergeants who kept guard in the moat of Warwick Castle, and appears to have lived in regal splendour.
Pagina 40 - Warwickshire, is one street going up along, almost from the left ripe of the brook, up a mean hill, by the length of a quarter of a mile.
Pagina 32 - ... pieces of money in a minute, the size of a guinea, which is equal to between 30,000 and 40,000 per hour, and at the same blow, which strikes the face and reverse, the edge of the piece is also struck, either plain or with an inscription. About the year 1773, the ingenious art of copying pictures in oil colours, by a mechanical process, was invented at Soho ; and was brought to such a degree of perfection that the copies were taken for originals by the most experienced connoisseurs. This art was...
Pagina 454 - These persons presented the humble invitation and supplication of the parliament, " that " his majesty would be pleased to return, and take " the government of the kingdom into his hands ; " where he should find all possible affection, duty, " and obedience, from all his subjects.
Pagina 453 - ... North and South Wales, which office King James afterwards conferred upon him for life. In October 1597, he received the order of knighthood, and two years after he was appointed Treasurer of the Navy for life. In 44 Eliz. he bought up claims on the manor of Wedgenock, which were granted in plenitude by the queen. At the coronation of James I. he was made Knight of the Bath, and, shortly afterwards, appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer and Privy Counsellor. In 2 James he obtained a grant of Warwick...

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