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" It had once a monastery, built in 11(13, and part of the priory now forms the parish church. This place is famous for the tenure of its manor ; namely, that whatever married couple will go to the priory, and swear they have not repented of their marriage,... "
A universal gazetteer; or, Geographical dictionary of the world - Page 18
by George Landmann - 1835 - 500 pages
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Kearsley's Traveller's Entertaining Guide Through Great Britain; Or, A ...

Great Britain - 1801 - 404 pages
...Luxborough about iixty years ago. It afterwards became the property of fir t •• have not quarrelled, nor repented of their marriage, within a year and a day after it took place, and will receive from the lord of the manor a flitch of bacon. It has heretofore been claimed and received...
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The General Gazetteer Or Compendious Geographical Dictionary

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1812 - 832 pages
...from Dunmow It had once ^ monaftcry, and part of the priory now forms the parifh clmrch. This place is famous for the tenure of its manor; namely, that...whatever married couple will go to the priory, and fwrar they have not repented of tlicir marriage, within a year and a day after it took place, fhall...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 4

John Mason Good - 1819 - 822 pages
...the custom instituted in the reign of Henry III. by Robert de Fitzwaller, and now the tenure of the manor; namely, that whatever married couple will go to the priory, and swear, kneeling upon two sharp-pointed stones in the church, that they had not quarrelled, nor repented of...
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A General Gazetteer, Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary: Containing a ...

Geography - 1821 - 768 pages
...from Dunmow. It had once a monastery, and part of the priory now forms the parish church. This place is famous for the tenure of its manor ; namely, that...after it took place, shall receive a flitch of bacon. Dünnet Head, an extensive promontory ni' Scotland, in the county of Caithness. Its N extremity, in...
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A Dictionary of Spanish Proverbs

Proverbs, Spanish - 1823 - 404 pages
...married. — We have the legacy of Dunmow, that whatever married couple will go to the priory there, and swear they have not repented of their marriage...after it took place, shall receive a flitch of bacon. El tramposo presto engana al codicioso. — " The sharper soon cheats the covetous man." — By studying...
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The General Gazetteer: Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary ...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1827 - 756 pages
...village, 2 m from Dnnmnw. which had once a priory, and part of it now forms the parish church. This place is famous for the tenure of its manor ; namely, that...go to the priory, and swear they have not repented «f their marriage, within a year and a day after it took place, shall receive a flitch of baron. DUXXET...
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A new universal gazetteer: containing a description of the principal nations ...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1832 - 864 pages
...had once a monastery, built in 1103, and part of the priory now forms the parish church. This place is famous for the tenure of its manor; namely, that...day after it took place, shall receive a flitch of bacnn. Dünnet Head-, an extensive promontory of Scotland, in the county of Caithness. Its N. extremity,...
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A New Universal Pocket Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of the Most ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1832 - 312 pages
...Eng., with a manufacture of haize. Dunmow, Litile, a village two miles from Dunmow, Eng. This place is famous for the tenure of its manor; namely, that...repented of their marriage, within a year and a day alter it took place, shall receive a flitch of hacon. Da.nnet Head, a promontory on the north coast...
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A New Universal Pocket Gazetteer: Containing Descriptions of the Most ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Gazetteers - 1832 - 312 pages
...Eng. This place is famous for the tenure of ita manor; namely, that whatever married cmiple will go'to the priory, and swear they have not repented of their...after it took place, shall receive a flitch of bacon.. DuTwet TTead, a promontory on the north coast of Caithness, Scotland. Lon. 3 18 W., lat. 5847N. Dunnose,...
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The London General Gazetteer; Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary...

Richard Brookes - Geography - 1838 - 840 pages
...part of the priory now forms the pinsh church. This place ¡ь famous for the 75 DUN tenure of ¡b manor ; namely, that whatever married couple will...priory, and swear they have not repented of their mar riage, within a year ami a day after it took place, shall receive a flitch of bacon. Dunntt Head,...
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