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The travels of twelve-pence ...

John Taylor

The travels of twelve-pence ...

by John Taylor

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Published by Printed for Henry Gosson in [London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesShilling, or, The trauailes of twelue-pence., Trauailes of twelve-pence.
Statementby John Taylor.
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1825:2.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[46] p.
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18508569M

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The act of uniformity was also re-introduced; i.e. an act commanding all people to use the Book of Common Prayer (the Protestant Prayer Book), and to attend the new service on Sunday under pain of censure and a fine of twelve pence for each absence—about twelve shillings of our money. Wherever these new regulations were enforced, the.   The Sherlockian is a novel that does not deal directly with Holmes and Watson, but rather their creator (literary Agent if you prefer) Arthur Conan Doyle. Despite this near-fatal, self-inflicted hamstringing, the author does a credible job of crafting a tale to hold the readers interest/5.

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"Imagine reader (to his griefe and glory), twelve-pence himselfe declares his wandring story, relating how he first was borne and bred, and how about the world he travelled." Originally published in with title: A shilling, or, The trauailes of twelue-penceCf.

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The travels of a twelve-pence. London, A brave, memorable and dangerous sea-fight fought near the road of Tittawan in Barbary.

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The Middle-Gallery is taken up by the midling Sort of People, as Citizens, their Wives, and Daughters, and other Jilts, who make it their Business to let out their Commodities in Fee-tail, to the first Cully she picks up, after Play is over, for a small Treat, and twelve Pence dry.

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Old London Street Cries — £ "The interest of this volume is inexhaustible." – The Times. – is the review quoted in the advertisement for the large quarto version of this book, priced at one Guinea.

This is the 'Shilling' version; the same information in a smaller format 'additionally illustrated'. The absence of any existing text-book, narrating with any approach to fulness the history of the period with which this work is concerned, induced the writer to think that the most useful course that he could pursue would be to cover as much of the whole ground as his space allowed.

Finding that there was not room to treat all the aspects of. John Lawson's A new voyage to Carolina, an important source document for American colonial natural history, was first printed in in A new collection of voyages and travels, a two-volume set that also contained travel books translated by John Stevens.

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From the Inns of the Court to Westminster cost twelve pence. Prior to Decimal Day in there were pence in one pound sterling. Twelve pence made a shilling, and twenty shillings made a pound. Values less than a pound were usually written in shillings and pence, e.g. 42 old pence (​17 1 ⁄ 2p) would be three shillings and Value: 6 pence sterling (until ), pence sterling.

The following entry occurs in the register of the college:— “John Robinson, entered as sizar, March 2nd, ; took his M.A. and B.D. ” This latter date renders his connexion with Emanuel College more than doubtful. He had become a Separatist before This terrible person, on the 16th of Decemberat Lothbury, in London, at a table of twelve pence a meal, supped with some merchants and a certain Melchisedech Mallerie.

Dice were thrown on the board, and in the course of play Mallerie "gave the lye with harde wordes in heate to one of the players.". By the end of the account book, though, he recorded having fourteen ‘volumes of play bookes’ bound, and each, curiously, cost exactly what the and lists specified for calfskin bindings: ten pence for some and twelve pence for others.

37 Most of the time, it is quite clear that when Dering had a Sammelband made, he brought Cited by: 1. Best Answer: We had pounds, shillings and pence back then, expressed as £ s d (eg: £2 4s 2d).

The penny (d) is the basic unit of currency. Twelve pence make a shilling (s) and 20 shillings a pound (£), with pence to the pound. Full text of "The Harleian miscellany; or, A collection of scarce, curious, and entertaining pamphlets and tracts, as well in manuscript as in print, found in the late earl of Oxford's library, interspersed with historical, political, and critical notes" See other formats.

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Fines for a one-week lapse in church attendance: twelve pence. Routine absence and seditious activity could amount to imprisonment, or even death.

Greenwood found these legalistic practices unscriptural and renounced the Church of England altogether. He soon found his convictions welcomed among a growing movement of fellow dissenters who wanted /5(8).