Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 51

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Navy Records Society, 1918 - 244 pages
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Page v - SOCIETY desire it to be understood that they are not answerable for any opinions or observations that may appear in the Society's publications; the Editors of the several Works being alone responsible for the same.
Page 174 - Society was first incorporated by letters patent under the great seal of England, bearing date at Westminster the...
Page 173 - England, by his letters patent, under the great seal of England, bearing date at Westminster, the...
Page xlii - -• I am credibly informed that that mystery of shipwrights for some descents hath been preserved faithfully in families, of whom the Petts about Chatham are of singular regard.
Page xlii - Majesty's navy, whose ancestors, as father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, for the space of two hundred years and upwards, have continued in the same name officers and architects in the Royal Navy,' he was, it may be presumed; recording the local tradition of the Pett family.
Page lxi - Chancellor of the Exchequer ; Sir Thomas Parry, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster...
Page 60 - almost disheartened and out of breath, but the prince's Highness, standing near me, from time to time encouraged me as far as he might without offence to his father, labouring to have me eased by standing up, but the king would not permit it.
Page 178 - Clerk. . . . [Power to meet in their hall and] to entreat consult determine constitute ordain and make any Constitutions Statutes Laws Ordinances Articles and Orders whatsoever...
Page 215 - Therefore three tier of ordnance must not be, neither can the art or wit of man build a ship well conditioned and fit for service with three tier of ordnance.
Page 2 - ... was on the site now occupied by the Foreign Cattle Market. in Kent, to one Mr. Webb, with whom I boarded about one year, and afterward lay at Chatham Hill in my father's lodging in the Queen's House, from whence I went every day to school to Rochester and came home at night for three years space. Afterwards, by reason of my small profiting at this school, my father removed me from thence to Greenwich to a private school kept by one Mr. Adams, where I so well profited that in three years I was...

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