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King's library at Westminster purged,
144

books, value of curacies in, 178,
223

evil, journey hence for cure, 407
Kiss of
Kitchens, monastic, 42, 59; servants in,

101
Knights of the shire, 325

aud nobles slain, 336
Knitting trade, 313
Knowle-hill farm, 201, 244

peace, 70

Illness pleaded by ecclesiastics, 117
Image-worship introduced in Britain, 94
Improvement act, 319, 361, 371
Income-tax, 319
Inclosure acts, 16, 226
Incumbents, lists of, 179, 189, 224
Infant school, 310
Infangtheof, 32, 251
Infirmary of abbey, 82; servants in, 101;
Infirmarer, 108
Inhabitants at domesday, 156 ; at the

dissolution, 162 ; servants to the ab-

bot, 254
Inhabited house-duty reduced, 318
Ink and colors for the convent, 78
Inscriptions in St. Lawrence, 178; All-

saints, 188; Bengeworth, 226
Installations, abbatial, 119, 121, 122,

127
Institutes of the abbey, 74, 85, 107, 108,

168, 214
Instrument of government, the, 284
Insurrection in reign of William I. 99;

of Henry VIII. 138
Interdict, papal, 106
Ireland's, Mr. notice of St. Lawrence

church, 177, 178
Isaiah, quotation from, 146

Lady chapel, 44, 46, 47, 48 ; screen in,

47; garniture, 48; masses, 144
Lamps in the cloister, 76; refectory,

82 ; before the cross, 114
Lampreys, 359
Lancet-arch style, 45
Land held by the abbey at domesday, 29,

30, 31, 157, 158; under Edward the

Confessor, 31
Lands abstracted from the abbey, 31

appropriated to educational use, 1.93

commonable, 371
Land-tax paid, 318
Lardeneres, house so called, 84
Laten gate in the abbey, 108
Lauds, service of, 71
Lavalette, marshal, escape of, 293
Lavatory, abbot Adam's, 104; De Marle-

berg's, 109; near the altar, 127
Law-agent, the abbot's, 84
Law-days, yearly, 252
Lay-investitures, 11)
Lead plate found in coffin, 96
Lecterns, in the abbey, 47, 57, 78; in

All-saints' church, 188
Legenda, 78
Leicester, earl of ; see De Montfort

tower, 358

Jackson's, Mr. bequest to the school, Leigh's, widow, bequest, 400
195, 400

Leland's visit, 42, 144, 162, 170, 194
James I. proclamation by, 281

Leuchwick chapel, 234
II. his unconstitutional policy, 267; | Lent, diet in, 85
proclamation, 269

Leet-court, 252; interruptions in, 257 ;
Jephcott's, Dr, charity, 396

appeal to, 84
Jetton, copper,
317

Letter from abbot Lichfield, 130; from
Jewel from an abbatial glove, 89

crown commissioners, 141; from abbot
John, king, his faithlessness, 324

Hawford, 132, 140; to the corporation,
Joviality, monastic, notion respecting, 85 with reply, 263
Judges' horses, 198

Lewes, battle of, 331
Juries at domesday, 154; at the leet, Liber Regis, 178
252, 255, 257

Liberties of Evesham seized, 405

Libra, the ancient money pound, 155
King. the, head of the church of England, Library of the abbey, 42, 59; remains of
136

books, 144

Library, subscription, 305
Libraries, ancient, despoiled, 144
Lichfield, abbot, 129; his treatment,

character and death, 130; interment
and bequest, 131; grant to, 149; reno-
vates St. Lawrence church and chantry,

170, 175; chapel and grave, 184
Lichfield and Coventry, bishopric of, 111
Light borne before the abbot, 75
Lights in St. Lawrence church, 169
Lighting the town, 371
Lightning strikes the first bell-tower, 41
Linseed manufacture, 314
Lions in the royal arms, 88
Littletons, churches of, 236, 239; popu-

lation, 239
Littleworth, 314
Liturgy, bill for restoring, opposed, 377
Loaves for refectory, 81
Local act respecting trade, 312
Locutory, the private, 102
Lodging for the abbot when in London,

102
London Horticultural Society, 307

citizens aid in magna charta,
324; adhere to the barons, 330
Lord privy seal, 129
Lords-lieutenant addressed, 268
Louis IX. umpire between the king and

barons, 330
Lye's charity, 394
Lying-in charity, 308

Market sted, 162; market-place, 167,

197, 256
Markets, distant, supplied hence, 316
Marshalsea prison, 378
Martin's charity, 391, 397
Mary, St. chapel of, 125

queen erases records, 140
Mass, high, 70, 71, 220; by the abbot,

73; negligence, 112 ; after the pesti-

lence, 120
Masses, private, 102, 220
Materials from the abbey, 145, 146
Matins, 71 ; lessons at, 78
Matrix of conventual seal, 86 ; of the

borough seal, 259
Matrons in the convent, 101
Maunday Thursday, dole on,

83
Mausoleum, abbot Marleberg's, 109
May-day, observance of, 218, 236
Mayor, creation of, 260; when chosen

from Bengeworth, 261; to sit with the
action-book, 406
--'s feast, cost of, 407

is conduct questioned by petition,
298
Mayors, lists of, 270, 271, 272, 273
Measures, false, 405
Mechanics’ Institution, 306; excursion

and conversazione, 414
Medical-provident Institution, 311
Members, parliamentary list of, read, 283
Men transferred with the soil, 34
Merstowe, rents in, 117; green there,

160, 256
Methodist meeting-house, 210
Mill of the abbot, townspeople to grind
at, 83, 162

-street meeting, 210

-hill, 256
Mills belonging to the abbey, 80, 115;

near the bridge, 103
Militia, east Worcester, 408
Minim first suggested, 374
Ministers, ristian, em red in handi-
craft, 98

commission for ejecting, 191
Minuti, 82, 85
Miracles, legendary, 91
Mission to Othensey, 36, 101
Miserere, the, 86
Mittas of salt, 34
Mitchell's charity, 393
Mitre worn by abbots, 34, 103, 106,
107

the Worcester priors, 106
Mitred abbots, 112
Moat in Bengeworth, 164

Maces borne, 253
Mackintosh's History of the Revolution

cited, 265
Magdalen tower, Oxon, 54
Magistrates, local, complaint against, 201;

appointed for the borough, 270
Magna charta, 108, 324, 331
Magnificat, the, 73
Mail-cart for northern letters, 412
Mailross, chronicle of, cited, 328
Maltby's bequest, 399
Malting. 315
Manciple, office of, 80, 81
Mancuses, golden, 28, 96
Manors added to the abbey, 115, 116, 119,

121, 143; lost, 116
Manses given to the abbey, 24 ; acquired

by Ecgwin, 25; in Worcester, 30; at
Stowe, 34; Norton, 231 ; Littleton,

236
Market for provisions, 198, 320; tolls,
252, 253, 257, 370

when held, 321

cross, 200

Monastery, site granted, 21, 23; com Nave begun, 40; finished, 41; site, 44 ;

mencement, 24; date of, 25; destroyed vestiges, 45
by Danes, 26, 155; purchased and Navigation, profits and shares, 357, 358
transferred, 28, 155; subjected to the Negligence in religious services, mass to
see, 29; mitred, 34; situation and re atone for, 112
mains, 39, 58

Newel staircase, 55, 175
Monasteries, cause of their suppression, News, Johu, charity, 395
135, 136

Nocturnal, the, 71
filled with Norman monks, Nonconformity, ministers ejected for, 179
156

None, service of, 71
visited by commissioners, Norreys, abbot, deposed, 105
137; the lesser suppressed and the rest Norman oppression, 323
revisited, 138 ; dissolution, 139

crypt, 46 ; arch in church-yard,
Monastic Chronicles noticed, 22

168 ; in Bengeworth porch, 219
property increased by abbots, Northwick Arms Inn, 202
114, 115, 116, 119, 121, 126 Norton church re-built, 115; chapelry

worship, expenseattending, 114, of, 230; church described, 231; monu-
142

mental chapel, 233, 279; nave re-
Mouasticon ; see Dugdale's

built, 233 ; population, 234
Moniales, 36, 101

Norton and Lenchwick estate, 281
Monk, an Evesham, first abbot of Croy- Novices, apartment for, 69; confessed, 7 1
land, 25

Novitiate, terin of, 70
a, allowance to the poor at the
death of, 85, 120

Oaths administered to corporators, 261,
Monks expelled and canons substituted, 263; to burgesses, 278, 280, 294 ; to
27

the baronial council, 328
their garments, beds, and meals, Oatmeal for monks' gruel, 81, 85
70; employment and confession, 71; Obelisk upon the battle field, 338
communion, 72; number, 99, 101, Obit of abbot Upton, festival at the, 128
142, 156 ; destroyed by pestilence, Oblations at altars in the abbey church, to
120; diminished, 123; industry, 156; whom appropriated, 80
early mission of, 230 : how occupied

parochial, received by the cu-
after the dissolution, 195

rate, 169
Monken lane, 244

Ode, or Oat street, 159, 161, 195, 256
Monogram, abbot Lichfield's, 65, 184 Offa endows the abbey, 24, 94 ; becomes
Monopolies, local, 3:3, 406

a monk, 93
Montague-house, fire in, 341

Offenders accused and chastised, 51, 76
Montfort, Symon de, president of the Offenham grange, 124, 235; abbot Lich-

council, 326 ; marriage, 326 ; earl of field consecrated there, 129; retires
Leicester, 327 ; enters on his office as thither, 130, 235
president, 328 ; withdraws to France,

bridge, 150 ; chapelry, 230 ;
3:29; elected general, 330; calls a par. ferry, 234; palaces, 235; church, 236
liament, 331 ; at Evesham, 332 ; ar Offertory dish, 143
rays his forces, 334 ; death, 335 ; dis. Offices the, of Evesham abbey, MS, of, 72,
memberment, 337 ; miraculous cures, Oliver's, widow, bequest. 400
338, 339 ; burial and epitaph, 339 ; Ombresley, abbot's property injured there,
literary correspondence, 341 ; purport

125
of his struggle, 342

Orchard, monastic, servants in, 101
Mops, or statute-fairs, 3:22

Ordway's charity, 394
Municipal reform act, 269

Organs, in the abhey, 78; iu St. Law.
Music, early cultivation of, 374 ; Oding rence, 173; Allsaints, 192: Oat.
ton's work upon, 374

street, 207; Cowl street, 209; Benge-
Mustard-seed raised at the abbey granges, worth, 2:22 ; introduced into Europe,
80

374

Ornaments, ecclesiastical, additions to,
Napkins used in bleeding, 82

120, 121
National and sunday-school, 309, 392 Osculatory, the, 121

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Ovens, the almoner's, 83

Plague at Evesham, 371
at Malmesbury heated with manu-

in London, collection after. 407
scripts, 144

Plan of the abbey church, 44; of the

monastery, by Mrs. Elstob, 384
Pack horses carrymg baggage, 111 Plate, silver, at the abbot's table, 122
den produce, 306

Poor-rates amount of 319
Painshill, vineyard at, 84

Poor relieved by the convent, 83, 142,
Painted windows in ihe abbey choir, 41; 163; rents for 112 114, 117
inscriptiun on, 55

Pope the, payment to 35 76; excommu-
Paintings in Lady chapel, 47

nicates John 106 : foils Henry VIII.
Palmer, John, executed for matricide, 189 135 ; absolves Henry III. 329
's Mr. bequest, 399

Pope's Satires, cited, 315
Pauelling from the abbey, 65

Population of the borough 300 311
Papal legute visits the convent, 15, 114;

neighbourhood 234,
advises abbot Randulph, 107

236, 239, 241, 242, 245, 246, 247
-supremacy annulled by parlament,
136

Porter of the monastery. 84
Parchment for the convent, 76,77; Port street, 1 9 164 165
modern, 3 3

mill meadow enclosed 400
Pardons obtained by the convent, 114,3 Possessions of the monastery, at domes-
Parishes in Evesham, 159; rents al

day 29 ; at the dissolution, 142, 143;
profits of, 189

how disposed of 145
Parliament at Ripon, 117; long, 283; Pottage for the poor, 63 ; for monks, 85
little, 284
confirms the surrendered ab- | 'reaching-cross, 56. 201

Pottery ancient, 244
beys to Henry VIII, 140

place at Canterbury and
Parliamei tary representatives, where no-

ristol. 57
minated, 198; wages waived, 281

Pre

utor, office of, 76, 77
petition from householders,

Pre pire imposed on abbot Lichfield,
299

1:20
Parochial chapelries in the peculiar, 229, Presbyy, 41, 48 73
230; rites pertormed in, 231

Presbyen

ans, 191 ; meeting-house, 205
Pasture for cellarer's stock, 81

Preserve

f order, 76, 85
Paul and Peier, SS. portraits of, 118 Prime, se
Paving repaired, 370, 371

bers the, 149
Paymasters polled. 286, 288; decision Printing in

'uced, 316; first press,

317
against, 2.6

Prior, office

75, 76 ; of the cloister,
Peace ,roclaimed, 408
Peculiars, ecclesiastical, 35, 178, 188, 229 83; at the i
Penance remitted, 110

Priors of Worce

or table, 85
Peninsular position of the town, 13 Procession, a

106, 107
soll

72
Pension to abbot Hawford, 132; and Processions at W

untide, prohibition
others, 141
Pentecostals, 36, 234, 246
Penwortham priory annexed to Eves 267
ham, 37

Profession, on becomi.
Pershore, street-obstruction removed at,

Property tax, Pitt's, 37onk, 70
161

Protector, the local con.
Pestilence, great, 62, 120

Protestants Marian persat to, 20)
Petty sessions, 270 318

dogmas among

on of, 377
Peter's-pence, 35, 76, 229

Provisions of Oxford, 335, lern, 147;

330
Peter ad Vincula, S. festival of, 232 Prynne cited, 110
Petitions for parliamentary reform, 409, Psalms, quotation from, 146
410

Pulpits in St. Lawrence churches
Pie-powder court, 200
Piers of the great tower, 46

Quadrangles of the monastery, 5.
Pike in the Avon, 359

Quakers' meeting-house, 201

Prince's cre of, 71

76, 127 ; 11.76 ; of Penwortham,

of, 36

Proclamation by Jaru. at Edinburgh,

to, 290

Quarry, the abbey rented as such, 146 Rome-scot, 35
Quarter-sessions, local, 198

Romanism, thraldom of, 147
Quay-house, 401

Rotten-row, houses in, 256
Queen Anne's bounty, 189

Rouse family, descent of, 285
Queries proposed, by the monastic visi. Russell's, lady, message to the leet stew-
tors, 137 ; by domesday commission,

ard, 255
154

Rudge, Edward, merchant, purchase by,
Querns or hand-mills destroyed, 83

151 ; bequests, 392, 396

Rushout, sir Johd, father of the house of
Railway lines, 14 ; stations, 369

commons, 291; returned with his son
Ranelagh gardens, organ from, 192
Rapin's England, continuation of, 387 Ryknield-sreet, 362, 364
Reader in the convent, 85

Rynal, orinehill, the, 80, 256; street,

314
Reading stand : see Lectern

desk, the modern, 175
Reconsecration of churches, 110

Sac ar soc, 32, 251
Recorder of the borough, 260

Sacraum, the, 78
Refectorer, the, 8:2

Sacrg bell, at Middle Littleton, 237
Refectory, 42, 59, 70, 81, 82, 85 Sacstan, office of, 78, 79, 114, 169
Reform bill, first. 299, 300, 409, 410 ; Saisty, the old, 1 49
second, 300, 410, 411

gine springs, 16
association, 410, 411; festival, Alisbury cathedral, style of, 46

Salmon, rents, 81; sold, 359
411
Refreshment of the convent, rents for Salt-work at Hampton, 16, 246 ; at

Sele, 34
the, 114, 117
Registers of electors, 301

rent lost to the abbey, 25; vats held

by, 31 ; mittas of, 34
Regular clergy, 27, 136
Relic Sunday, 108

and fuel for refectory, 81; for the
Relics in the abbey church, 49, 97101

abbot, in London, 102
traffic in, 97 ; swearing upe

Salted fish, paid, 80, 81; sold, 359

Sanctuary at Westminster, 377
Religious Tract Society, 309
Rents in kind, 65

Sandals, abbatial, 74

Sandys, Mr. declared a monopolist, 283
Representatives, parliamentary ges and

Savage's bequest, 399
expenses of, 276, 281

Savings' bank, 311

Saxon Chronicle cited, 98, 103, 156
Restoration, the, 285

131
Revelation of St. Johu, ci

kings, endowments from two, 230,
Revenue of the abbey at; amount at

"hesday, 30; 231, 236, 240
increase in one year,

Schedule of abbey property, 143; of
the surrender, 142

spiritualities, 230

Schools at Exeter and Oxford, 108;
Revenues of religiou uses, exceeded
their schedules, 1:87

monastic, 193

School-house, 194, 196; altered, 196,
Revolution, the, 26"
Riband weaving, le Worcester's, 113

197
Ring, abbatial, 19 Bengeworth, 214

Scholars boarded in the abbey, 194
signet, foys, and districts, 366,

Scot and lot, payers of, polled, 286, 295;
Roads, state of

decision against, 296

Screen to chancels, 175, 237
368, 369

quest to school, 195
Roberts, Mrzosition in St. Lawrence,

Scriptures, copy of, added to the convent
Roodloft, 17f at Bretforton, 242

library, 104
175; tr-charge against, 101

Sculpture local, now unknown, 110

Seal of couvent, to whom confided, 78;
Robert, aby abbot Reginald, 102;
Rome vulph and De Marlberg, 107,

description of, 87
abbobot Brokehampton, 115

the borough, 259

Seals, abbatial, 88, 89
109sal to, respecting exemption,

found near abbey site, 89
11

Seal, caught near the bridge, 359

to a national mcil, 276

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