Early Friends in the North

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Headley Brothers, 1905 - Society of Friends - 60 pages
 

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Page 48 - Under the humble walls of the little Catholic churchyard, In the heart of the city, they lie, unknown and unnoticed. Daily the tides of life go ebbing and flowing beside them, Thousands of throbbing hearts, where theirs are at rest and...
Page 42 - Friends, in the fear of the Lord, and in the presence of this assembly, whom I desire to be my witnesses, I take this my friend, MN to be my wife; promising, through divine assistance, to be unto her a loving and faithful husband till death separate us:" and the woman makes the like declaration.
Page 43 - Death should separate them, or words to that import. "And the said David Maulsby and Mary (she according to the Custom of Marriage assuming the name of her Husband) as a further confirmation thereof, did then and there to these Presents set their hands. "And we whose names are hereunto subscribed being present at the solemnizing of their said Marriage and subscription in manner aforesaid as witnesses have also to these Presents Subscribed our Names, the day and year above written.
Page 42 - Case were ? approved by the said Meetings, they appearing Clear of all others, and having Consent of Parents and Relations Concerned.
Page 39 - Wilcox, as a further Confirmation thereof, did then and there to these Presents Sett their hands ; and we whose Names are hereunto Subscribed, being Present...
Page 43 - And We, whose names are hereunto subscribed, being present, among others, at the solemnizing of their said Marriage and subscription in manner aforesaid, as witnesses hereunto, have also to these Presents subscribed our Names.
Page 42 - according to the good order used amongst them, whose Proceedings therein, after a deliberate Consideration thereof, were approved by the said Meetings : They appearing Clear of all others.
Page 38 - ... meeting. Now these are to certify whom it may concern, that for the full accomplishment of their said intentions, this...
Page 1 - ... full draughts caught in the net, it hath made me look beyond fainting, — blessed be the Lord ! I am glad thou stays so long in that city, [London,] in which we have had many a burden and weary day : but that fruit is brought forth unto God, plenteously countervails all, and makes me forget travail. I have been northward in Northumberland, Bishoprick, and upon the east sea, and back to York : truly the garden for the most part is very pleasant, and gives a goodly smell, now when the south wind...
Page 9 - Friends their copyhold lands because they could not swear in their Courts. Sometimes when we laid these sufferings before Oliver Cromwell he would not believe it. Wherefore Thomas Aldam and Anthony Pearson were moved to go through all the jails in England, and to get copies of Friends' commitments under the jailers' hands, that they might lay the weight of their sufferings upon Oliver Cromwell.

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