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HIST O R Y

AND

ANTIQUITIES

OF

NOTTINGHAM,

IN WHICH ARE EXHIBITED

THE VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS, MANNERS, CUSTOMS, ARTS, AND

MANUFACTURES OF THE PEOPLE;

THEIR SOCIAL AND DOMESTIC HABITS;

CIVIL AND POLITICAL CONDITIONS,

UNDER EVERY SUCCESSIVE GOVERNMENT, FROM THEIR CONQUESTS BY THE NORMANS,
DANES, SAXONS, ROMANS, AND EARLY BRITISH INDEPENDENCY,

DOWN TO THE PRESENT TIME:

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LONDON:
HAMILTON, ADAMS, AND CO., 33, PATERNOSTER ROW:

AND J. HOWITT, NOTTINGHAM.

1840.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

CHAPTER I. House of Tudor... Progress of liberty... English music... Minstrel's

pay...Dwelling houses... Value of clocks... Hand guns... Bowmen... Tournaments

..Lord Eglington... Meals... Earl of Northumberland... Bill of Fare...Baronial

hall... Poverty of the commons... Sports and pastimes... Profane swearing... Abo-

lition of slavery... Social position of labouring classes... Effects of violent efforts

for liberty... Progress of liberty... Insurrection of Wat Tyler... Advantages of...

Rebellion under Jack Cade... The two insurrections compared... Wars of the

roses, advanced liberty... Prudence of Henry VII... Speech to parliament...

Attaints, the Earl of Nottingham... Wealth of Henry VII... Nicholas Byron,

constable of the castle...Ditto steward and warden of Sherwood Forest... Inscrip-

tion to Sir John Byron in Colwick church... Union of the roses... Henry VII.

at Nottingham, imprisons the Earl of Warwick... The pretended Earl of War-

wick... Public insurrection... Battle of Stoke Field... Remarkable skeleton...

Estates of the castle.

CHAPTER II. Henry dismantles the castle... Ode to the old castle... British origin

of St. Mary's church... Error of Dr. Deering... Present erection not Saxon...
Wooden churches...Stone ditto... Glazed windows... York cathedra) and Croy-
land abbey... Roman Basilicas... Cathedral at Worms... Cruciform plan... Ram-
say abbey, Worcester new church... Brixham church... Bell towers... Norman
churches... Thetford Abbey... Sarem cathedral...Durham cathedral... Winchester
cathedral... Canterbury ditto... Norinan style... Wheel windows... St. Mary's not
Norman... The old porch... Flying Buttresses... St. Mary's an English gothic
church... Different styles of English gothic... Friar-lane chapel...Southwell
minster... Salisbury Cathedral... Decorated English style... Spires... Newark
church... Perpendicular gothic... The style of St. Mary's... Old chancel windows

west end... Date of the erection found.

CHAPTER III. Dimensions of the church... Plumptre chapel... Altar tombs...Anci-

ent effigies... Monumental inscriptions.

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