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The History and Antiquities of Horsham

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Author: Howard Dudley
Published: 1836
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,095 / 38 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.7
LoC Category: DA
Downloads: 307
Added to site: 2010.01.18
mnybks.net#: 26362
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: History, Travel
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liemi Attwood de Horsham et Aliciae uxor ejus, quae istam fenestram fieri fecit; A.D. 1428.

"Madam Eversfield (according to Dallaway) gave one silver flaggon, two silver cups, one basin for oblation, gilt; pulpit cushion and cloth, with gold fringe, and a branch of candlesticks to the body of the church. Two dozen of penny loaves, to be disposed of among the poor every Sunday, that frequent the church, for ever; the gift of Mr Theobald Shelley." "The same person with the Lady Matthews, gave this portion of bread to be disposed of every Sunday for ever, for the encouragement of the poor to frequent the church." This is inscribed in front of the organ gallery. In the parish registers mention is made of an attack of the plague, by which this place was afflicted, though happily not to a very alarming extent, they commence in the year 1560. Over the vestry, (which was built in the reign of Edward VI) is a very curious old room reached by means of a spiral stair-case, terminated by a trap door: the oaken roo

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