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Derby; Its Rise and Progress (Paperback) Loot Price: R173
Discovery Miles 1 730
Derby; Its Rise and Progress (Paperback): Arthur William Davison

Derby; Its Rise and Progress (Paperback)

Arthur William Davison

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Loot Price R173 Discovery Miles 1 730

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III. PERIOD OF TOWN RECORDS (1500-1732) Authorities: --Calendars of State Papers, etc., Henry VIII. to Charles II.--" Three Centuries Derbyshire Annals" Cox--" Life of Mary Queen of Scots," Cowan--Sadler State Papers--" Lettres et Mimoires de Marie Stuart"--" History Great Civil War" Gardiner--Calendar, Clarendon Slate Papers--"Life of George Fox," Hodgkin--" History of Ultoxeter," Redfern--" History of the Printing Press in Derbyshire," Wallis. HE history of Derby during the sixteenth century relates almost entirely to the religious controversies of the time, although the first thirty years was a period of quiet, during which the lofty tower of All Saints' slowly rose, to form, as it were, the last monument of the old religion in Derby. As a noble example of the Perpendicular style in architecture, it remains to-day, as it was in Hutton's time, "the pride of the place." With it is associated a tradition, at least as old as the Tudor period, that part of the expense was defrayed by the offerings of the unmarried people of the neighbourhood, and the curious may still see the words, "Yong Dissolution Of The Monasteries 35 men and maydens" on the string-course which marks the limit of their efforts. The priests who watched its slow growth from their college under the shadow of the church were soon to disappear, the Gothic edifice which it so nobly adorned was destined to fall later before the hand of the Vandal, yet the tower of All Saints' still dominates the town, as conspicuous to the modern traveller approaching Derby as it was to the wayfarer in the days of the Tudors. This work could scarcely have been finished when Henry VIII. began to put into execution his designs for the suppression of the religious houses. The first intimation of his policy in Der...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Arthur William Davison
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 98
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-91859-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-91859-4
Barcode: 9781150918599

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