The Beauties of England and Wales, Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County, Vol. 5 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Beauties of England and Wales, or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County, Vol. 5

The Palatine right of theobishop of Durham is founded on immemorial prescription, there being no record of its being granted by any Princes, before or since the Conquest, wherein it is not supposed to have been granted also by their predecessors. 'lt proceeded at first from a principle of devotion to St. Cuthbert, that whatever lands were given to him, or bought with his money, he should hold with the same freedom that the Princes who gave them held the rest of their estates. But this piety to the Saint was not without its prudeptial purposes, both ior the service of the Crown in its wars against Scotland, and of the county. Because of its distance from the courts above. It consisted of all manner of.

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