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Volumes in the collection: Paul Brothers' Southampton Guide
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Full text:[...] brilliant court, King Cnut sat himself on the Southampton beach in his royal chair and as the advancing waves came onward, in the words of the earliest extant narrator, Henry of Huntingdon, forbad th [...]
Full text:[...] 11 favourable wind, a conspiracy to murder the king was discovered, in which the Earl of Cambridge, Lord Scrope, of Masham, and Sir Thomas Grey, of Heyton, were the leaders. The forms of trial were s [...]
Full text:[...] 62 who died in 1613, is worth inspection. The neighbouring scenery is delightfully rural, but the chief object of attraction here is GROVE PLACE, Once a hunting-box of Queen Elizabeth, who kept her c [...]
Full text:[...] i 72 THE ITCHEN RIVEB Is seen here to the greatest advantage—either looking down the winding tideway to Northam and Southampton, with wooded heights and rich fields on both sides—or. wandering by the [...]
Full text:[...] 5 local history with, the most important events and characters of the nation, especially when we eoasi&ar that in these early ages, such titles were not often mere blank indications of the rank of no [...]
Full text:[...] 12 said to hare visited the town with Anne Boleyn, and to have been lodged in the old mansion in St. Michael's square. He certainly appears to have known the place and even its inhabitants better tha [...]
Full text:[...] 37 Entering the High-street from the Quays, there will be observed at the back of the Castle Inn, the Chamber of Commerce, and leading to the foot of French-street a short street called Poetee's Lane [...]
Full text:[...] 46 Next to the site thus thrown open is Marland-place,— a fine range of houses ; and opposite is another handsome terrace called Sussex-place. Opposite again is the Weighbridge, and close by is Weigh [...]
Full text:[...] 63 ROMSEY Is soon entered, in a most agreeable situation, with copious streams of fresh water, and surrounded by-rich meadows, corn fields, and luxuriant woods. Here was a nunnery, of which little re [...]
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