Annals of the Coinage of Britain and Its Dependencies: From the Earliest Period of Authentick History to the End of the Fiftieth Year of the Reign of His Present Majesty King George III, Volume 2

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Lackington, Hughes, Harding, Mavor, and Jones, 1819 - Coinage
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Page 375 - And although he were a Prince in military virtue approved, jealous of the honour of the English nation, and likewise a good law-maker, for the ease and solace of the common people...
Page 428 - SIXTH, by the grace of God, king of England, France, and Ireland ; Defender of the Faith, and of the Church of England, and also of Ireland, in earth the supreme head ; to all Schoolmasters and Teachers of youth.
Page 274 - The Court Leet or view of frankpledge is a Court, of record held once in the year and not oftener, within a particular hundred, lordship or Manor before the Steward of the leet, being the king's Court granted by Charter to the Lords of those hundreds or Manors. Its original intent was to view the...
Page 440 - Well, well, is this their duty? Is this their office? Is this their calling? Should we have ministers of the church to be comptrollers of the mints? Is this a meet office for a priest that hath cure of souls? Is this his charge? I would here ask one question; I would fain know who controlleth the devil at home in his parish, while he controlleth the mint?
Page 182 - And if a Man counterfeit the King's Great or Privy Seal, or his Money: And if a Man bring false Money into this Realm, counterfeit to the Money of England...
Page 62 - London to proclaim in that city that "the gold money which the King had caused to be made should be immediately current there and elsewhere within the realm of England, in all transactions of buying and selling, at the rate of twenty pennies of sterlings for every gold penny.
Page 385 - Daubeney — were ordered to make a new money of gold according to the print and form of a piece of lead annexed to the Letters Patent. The new money was to be of the...
Page 235 - Whereupon our said lord the king, by the assent aforesaid, and at the request of his said commons, hath ordained and established, that if any purchase, or pursue, or cause to be purchased or pursued in the court of Rome or elsewhere, any such translations, processes, sentences of excommunications, bulls, instruments, or any other things whatsoever, which touch the king, against him, his crown and his regality, or his realm...
Page 235 - By which translations, (if they should be suffered,) the statutes of the realm should be defeated and made void, and his said liege sages of his Council without his assent, and against his will, carried away and gotten out of his realm, and the substance and treasure of the realm shall be carried away, and so the realm destitute as well of counsel as of substance, to the final destruction of the same realm. And so the crown of England...
Page 306 - Lord the King . . by the advice and assent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and at the request of the...

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