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A88898 England described: or The several counties & shires thereof briefly handled. Some things also premised, to set forth the glory of this nation. / By Edward Leigh Esquire, Mr of Arts of Magdalen-Hall in Oxford. Leigh, Edward, 1602-1671. 1659 (1659) Wing L994; Thomason E1792_2; ESTC R202677 90,436 256

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anglicanum_fw-la how_o be_v chron._n lamb_n perambulat_fw-la of_o kent_n see_v kilbourns_n survey_v of_o kent_n p._n 2._o cantium_n quod_fw-la amaenissima_fw-la et_fw-la humanissima_fw-la britanniae_fw-la habita_fw-la semper_fw-la fuit_fw-la provincia_fw-la ad_fw-la austrum_fw-la solemque_fw-la orientem_fw-la oceano_fw-la germanico_n ad_fw-la aquilonem_fw-la uberrimo_fw-la thamesi_n fluvio_fw-la ad_fw-la occidentem_fw-la sirrah_n ac_fw-la sussexia_fw-la provinciis_fw-la quas_fw-la angli_fw-la comitatus_fw-la appellant_n cingitur_fw-la haec_fw-la et_fw-la agrorum_fw-la feracitate_fw-la faecunda_fw-la populoque_fw-la gentroso_fw-la ac_fw-la potenti_fw-la referta_fw-la plures_fw-la urbes_fw-la villasqae_fw-la in_fw-la locis_fw-la ob_fw-la aquas_fw-la et_fw-la sylvas_fw-la vicinas_fw-la humanae_fw-la habitationi_fw-la commodioribus_fw-la condidit_fw-la and_o ob_fw-la maritimos_fw-la portus_fw-la quas_fw-la multos_fw-la habet_fw-la peregrinorum_fw-la consuetudine_fw-la galliaeque_fw-la vicinitate_fw-la magis_fw-la {non-roman}_o {non-roman}_o {non-roman}_o {non-roman}_o {non-roman}_o quam_fw-la reliquae_fw-la huius_fw-la insulae_fw-la regiones_fw-la à_fw-la scriptoribus_fw-la perhibetur_fw-la quibus_fw-la iten_fw-la rationibus_fw-la and_o moribus_fw-la cultier_n and_o opibus_fw-la ditior_fw-la jure_fw-la existimatur_fw-la antiquitates_fw-la britannieae_fw-la pag._n 33._o britannos_fw-la caesar_n maximè_fw-la cantios_n long_fw-la omnium_fw-la humanissimos_fw-la vocat_fw-la and_o eam_fw-la humanitatem_fw-la illis_fw-la fraudi_fw-la fuisse_fw-la and_o belli_fw-la caesariani_fw-la causam_fw-la extitisse_fw-la apparet_fw-la quod_fw-la praesidia_fw-la gallis_fw-la caesaris_fw-la hostibus_fw-la submiserint_fw-la and_o eos_fw-la adventantes_fw-la subinde_fw-la amico_fw-la ac_fw-la peropportunos_fw-la profugio_fw-la exceperint_fw-la humfredus_fw-la de_fw-la nobil._n lib._n 2._o not_o that_o kent_n be_v conceive_v distinct_a from_o christendom_n kilburn_n survey_v of_o kent_n p._n 5._o it_o be_v agree_v by_o all_o man_n that_o there_o be_v never_o any_o bondman_n or_o villain_n as_o the_o law_n call_v they_o in_o kent_n lambert_n perambulat_fw-la of_o kent_n the_o tenure_n of_o land_n here_o be_v as_o free_a tenure_n as_o any_o in_o england_n the_o father_n to_o the_o bough_n and_o the_o son_n to_o the_o plough_n oppidum_fw-la winchilseum_fw-la olim_fw-la vento_fw-la frigori_fw-la and_o ponto_fw-la obnoxium_fw-la unde_fw-la ei_fw-la nomen_fw-la obvenit_fw-la twini_fw-fr comment._n de_fw-la rebus_fw-la brittanuicis_fw-la lib._n 1._o pag._n 25._o a_o bishop_n see_v *_o durovernum_n olim_fw-la nunc_fw-la cantuaria_n cantuaria_n urbs_fw-la est_fw-la archiepiscopalis_fw-la et_fw-la metropolitica_fw-la quae_fw-la ut_fw-la antiquitate_fw-la it_fw-la a_fw-la peramaena_fw-la situs_fw-la jucunditate_fw-la multis_fw-la angliae_fw-la urbibus_fw-la sed_fw-la et_fw-la dignitate_fw-la praefertur_fw-la nam_fw-la cantuariensis_n archipraesul_fw-la totius_fw-la angliae_fw-la 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