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Temple Bar: Or Some Account of Ye Marygold, No. 1, Fleet Street
Frederick George Hilton Price
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addressed amongst appears Back Backwell his heires Bank bankers Barneby became Bill called Charles Church customers daughter death debts Dent died direct drawne Duke Earl Edward Backwell Eight pence England entry executors exist ffifty nine pounds firm Fleet Street further George gold goldsmiths granted Green head heires or Assignes Henry hereby hundred ffifty nine interesting James Jersey John Wormald Jonson July junior King Lady late ledgers letters likewise London Lord March married Marygold matter mentioned Messrs nine pounds thirteene October originated Osterley Park partner partnership pleasure pounds thirteene shillings present probably received record respectively retired Robert Blanchard Robert Child Rogers Samuel Child Seaventeene thousand Seaven seen Sir Francis Child Smith sum of Seaventeene taken Tavern Temple Bar thereof Thomas thousand Seaven hundred trade Trear unto William Wheeler Willis yearly sum
Seite 11 - Welcome all who lead or follow, To the oracle of Apollo — Here he speaks out of his pottle, Or the tripos, his Tower bottle ; All his answers are divine, Truth itself doth flow in wine. Hang up all the poor hop-drinkers, Cries old Sim, the king of skinkers ; He the half of life abuses, That sits watering with the Muses.
Seite 11 - Here he speaks out of his pottle, Or the tripos, his tower bottle: All his answers are divine. Truth itself doth flow in wine. Hang up all the poor hop-drinkers, Cries old Sim, the king of skinkers; He the half of life abuses. That sits watering with the Muses. Those dull girls no good can mean us; Wine it is the milk of Venus, And the poet's horse accounted: Ply it, and you all are mounted. 'Tis the true Phoebian liquor, Cheers the brains, makes wit the quicker.
Seite 28 - CHARLES R. Our Will and pleasure is that you forthwith prepare a Bill for Our Royall Signature to pass Our great Seale in these words or to this effect.
Seite 28 - ... Revenue and otherwise, And although the present Posture of Our affaires cannot reasonably spare so greate a sum as must be applyed to the satisfaction of those debts, Yet considering the great difficulty which very many of our Loving Subjects (who putt their moneys into the hands of those Goldsmiths and others from whom we received it) doe at present Lye under, almost to their utter ruine for want of their said moneys, We have rather chose out of our princely care and compassion towards Our people,...
Seite 15 - ... firm ; but we think it worth mentioning as we have no reason for doubting it, as these and others are mostly founded to a certain degree on facts. Sir Francis Child, Knt., Goldsmith, was elected Alderman of Farringdon Ward Without on the 22nd of October, 1689, Sheriff in 1690, and Lord Mayor in 1699. He was President of Christ's Hospital in 1702. In 1705 he rebuilt the ward over the east cloister, and upon a tablet in front of the building is inscribed : — " Anno 1705. This ward was rebuilt...
Seite 5 - Holborn, Smithfield, and Whitechapel bars. Afterwards there was a house of timber erected across the street, with a narrow gateway and an entry on the south side of it under the house.
Seite 11 - Tatler' (No. 79) they are described as being ' in gold letters.' And this account agrees with the rules themselves — in gold letters upon board — still preserved in the banking-house of the Messrs. Child, where I had the pleasure of seeing them in 1843, with another and equally interesting relic of the Devil Tavern, the bust of Apollo. Over the door of the entrance to the Apollo the following verses were placed, which were written by Ben Jonson. Beneath these verses is the name of the author...
Seite 21 - The inside, which is fitted up with taste and magnificence, was finished by the late Robert Child, Esq. who succeeded to his brother Francis's estates in 1763. The stair-case is ornamented with a fine painting, by Rubens. of the apotheosis of William the First, Prince of Orange, brought from Holland by Sir Francis Child. The most remarkable of the rooms are, a noble gallery 130 feet in length, containing a good collection of pictures by the old masters, and some valuable portraits ; the state bed-room,...