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altered ancestor ancient Anglo-Saxon Baron Battle Abbey Battle of Hastings bear became become Bishop blood bore brother called Calvados castle child Christian name Church clan Conqueror Conquest Cook Cornwall corruption counties daughter derive descendants Devon Domesday Duke Earl Edward England English Essex estates family name father French German given Harald Gill Hastings head held lands Hence the surname hereditary surnames Hugh Huguenot Hundred Rolls interpolation Ireland John King knight Leland Lord maker manors married name remains nickname noble nomenclature Norman name Normandy Norse Northumbria occurs origin parish patronymics Pays de Caux personal name Peter place-name probably refugee reign of Henry Richard Robert Roger Saxon says Scandinavian Scotland Scottish Seine-Inférieure servant signifies Sire sons story Suff supposed surname tenants Thegn Thomas took town trade tribe twelfth century village Viscount Wace whence wife William William the Bastard William the Conqueror Yorkshire
Página 86 - And rouse him at the name of Crispian. He that shall live this day, and see old age, Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours, And say, To-morrow is Saint Crispian: Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars, And say, These wounds I had on Crispin's day.
Página 276 - ROBERT of Sicily, brother of Pope Urbane And Valmond, Emperor of Allemaine, Apparelled in magnificent attire, With retinue of many a knight and squire, On St. John's eve, at vespers, proudly sat And heard the priests chant the Magnificat. And as he listened, o'er and o'er again Repeated, like a burden or refrain, He caught the words, " Deposuit potentes De sede, et exaltamt humiles ; " And slowly lifting up his kingly head He to a learned clerk beside him said, " What mean these words ? " The clerk...
Página 87 - This story shall the good man teach his son; And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by, From this day to the ending of the world, But we in it shall be remembered ; We few, we happy few, we band of brothers ; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother ; be he ne'er so vile, This day shall gentle his condition...
Página 35 - The elementary group is the Family, connected by common subjection to the highest male ascendant. The aggregation of Families forms the Gens or House. The aggregation of Houses makes the Tribe. The aggregation of Tribes constitutes the Commonwealth.
Página 47 - And he stirred it round and round and round, And he sniffed at the foaming froth; When I ups with his heels, and smothers his squeals In the scum of the boiling broth. "And I eat that cook in a week or less, And— as I eating be The last of his chops, why, I almost drops, For a wessel in sight I see!
Página 403 - HIIMANO capiti cervicem pictor equinam Jungere si velit, et varias inducere plumas Undique collatis membris, ut turpiter atrum Desinat in piscem mulier formosa superne, Spectatum admissi risum teneatis, amici...
Página 46 - Oh, elderly man, it's little I know Of the duties of men of the sea, And I'll eat my hand if I understand How you can possibly be " At once a cook, and a captain bold, And the mate of the Nancy brig, And a bo'sun tight, and a midshipmite, And the crew of the captain's gig.
Página 89 - I have here said should affect it. I must however observe to you upon this subject, that it is usual for a young tradesman, at his first setting up, to add to his own sign that of the master whom he served, as the husband, after marriage, gives a place to his mistress's arms in his own coat.
Página 114 - So very narrowly he caused it to be " traced out, that there was not a single hide, nor one virgate of land, nor even, " it is shame to tell, though it seemed to him no shame to do, an ox, nor a cow, " nor a swine was left, that was not set down.
Página 276 - He has put down the mighty from their seat, And has exalted them of low degree." Thereat King Robert muttered scornfully, "'Tis well that such seditious words are sung Only by priests and in the Latin tongue; For unto priests and people be it known, There is no power can push me from my throne.