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History and antiquities of Stratford-upon-Avon

comprising a description of the collegiate church, the life of Shakespeare, and copies of several documents relating to him and his family, never before printed : with a biographical sketch of other eminent characters, natives of, or who have resided in Stratford : to which is added, a particular account of the jubilee, celebrated at Stratford, in honour of our immortal bard

by Robert Bell Wheler

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Published by Printed and sold by J. Ward; sold also by Longman and Co. ..., London, Wilks and Co. Birmingham ... in Stratford-upon-Avon .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby R.B. Wheler ; embellished with eight engravings ...
ContributionsEginton, Francis, 1775?-1823
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA690 S92 W5
The Physical Object
Pagination[4], ii, 229, [1] p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages229
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24432692M

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  Last Will and Testament of William Shackspeare of Stratford upon Avon in the countie of warr gent, 25 March , in Chambers, 2: No one outside the family seemed to know of the will's existence until , when George Vertue observed that the elderly Shakespeare Hart, Joan Hart's great-grandson, possessed a copy; see British Library MS Author: Richard Schoch. History. Except during the 17th century, Stratford has played little part in the history of England. The neighbourhood was the centre of the Gunpowder Plot; Clopton House was rented, about Michaelmas , by Ambrose Rookwood, one of the conspirators, and various Popish relics were discovered when the house was searched by the bailiff after Fawkes's arrest.

Stratford-upon-Avon history is usually reduced to one fact: William Shakespeare was born here in A few embellishments might be scattered on top: he was born in a half-timbered house on Henley Street; his father, John Shakespeare, made gloves for a living; William was one of eight children, the eldest surviving son; we don’t know his actual date of birth (but we observe it on April 23). Stratford-upon-Avon - Professional Family History, Family Trees, Genealogy, House and Ancestry Research Service by Professional Genealogist UK and local history research. Past Discoveries is a Genealogical and Family History Research Company offering a friendly and efficient service to those who wish to find out more about their family history.


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History and antiquities of Stratford-upon-Avon: comprising a description of the collegiate church, the life of Shakespeare, and copies of several documents relating to him and his family, never before printed: with a biographical sketch of other eminent characters, natives of, or who have resided in Stratford: to which is added, a particular account of the jubilee, celebrated at Stratford Pages: A Catalogue of the Books, Manuscripts, Works of Art, Antiquities, and Relics, Illustrative of the Life and Works of Shakespeare.

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Get this from a library. History and antiquities of Stratford-upon-Avon: comprising a description of the collegiate church, the life of Shakespeare, and copies of several documents relating to him and his family, never before printed; with a biographical sketch of other eminent characters, natives of, or who have resided in Stratford.

To which is added, a particular account of the jubilee. Stratford upon Avon: J. Ward. [] [iv], ii,[i]p. 8 sepia aquatints. With half title. Marbled paper boards worn, 1/2 leather, spine cracked. Area of paper torn from front board. Ownership inscription of Thos Edwin Gibbs, Darlingsott [presumably Darlingscott] Glue stain to front free end paper.

Stratford-upon-Avon (/-ˈ eɪ v ən /), commonly known as just Stratford, is a market town and civil parish in the Stratford-on-Avon District, in the county of Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 91 miles ( km) north west of London, 22 miles (35 km) south east of Birmingham, and 8 miles (13 km) south west of Warwick.

The estimated population inincreasing to 27, at Country: England. A catalogue of the books, manuscripts, works of art, antiquities and relics, illustrative of the life and works of Shakespeare, and of the history of Stratford-upon-Avon; which are preserved in the Shakespeare Library and Museum in Henley Street by Stratford-upon-Avon (England) (Book).

Wheler, Robert Bell. History and antiquities of Stratford-upon-Avon: comprising a description of the collegiate church, the life of Shakspeare, and copies of several documents relating to him and his family, never before printed: with a biographical sketch of other eminent characters, natives of, or who have resided in Stratford: to which is added, a particular account of the jubilee.

This is about the history of the county Warwickshire situated in the English Midlands. Historically, bounded to the north-west by Staffordshire, by Leicestershire to the north-east, Northamptonshire to the east, Worcestershire to the west, Oxfordshire to the south and Gloucestershire to the south-west.

Areas historically part of Warwickshire include Coventry, Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and a. Set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon, Stratford upon Avon is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Britain.

Famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare, Stratford has much more to offer the visitor: a superb riverside setting, historic houses, a famous theatre, thriving street market, excellent shops and restaurants. However, this old town has a fascinating history that extends much further back than the 16th century.

The town has its roots in Anglo-Saxon times. Indeed, Stratford upon Avon's name is derived from a mixture of the Celtic and Saxon languages and simply means. About this Item: Printed for the Trustees & Guardians of Shakespeare"s Birthplace by Tudor Press, Stratford-Upon-Avon, England,8vo, pp, 61 black and white illustrations.

A very good hardback copy bound in quarter grey cloth with black titled grey papered boards. Some flecking to covers. A catalogue of books, manuscripts, works of art, antiquities and relics which are present. #47 William Dugdale, The Antiquities of Warwickshire () After nearly twenty-five years of research, William Dugdale published his history of Warwickshire in It provides the history of the towns within the county, including Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s hometown.

A BRIEF HISTORY OF STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, WARWICKSHIRE, ENGLAND. By Tim Lambert. STRATFORD UPON AVON IN THE MIDDLE AGES. Stratford upon Avon was founded by the Saxons when they invaded what is now Warwickshire in the 7th century AD.

The name Stratford is made up of Celtic and Saxon words. It was the straet ford that is the ford by the Roman road. See more of England in less time on a day trip to Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon, and Warwick from London. Designed for travelers with limited time in England, this tour allows you to flit between three of England’s top draws with ease and efficiency on a coach equipped with Wi-Fi.4/5().

Filed under: Warwickshire (England) -- History -- Early works to A most true and succinct relation of the late battell neere Kineton in VVarwick-shire expressed in a letter from that godly and reverend divine Master Stephen Marshall, to his friend a worthy Member of the Honourable House of Commons.

In his book Stratford-upon-Avon: the Portrait of a Town was published. It was very different in tone from earlier history’s such as Levi Fox’s The Borough Town of Stratford-upon-Avon.

Fogg concentrated on the very human story of the town and its inhabitants, not just its government, its architecture, or the history of the Shakespeare.

Stratford-upon-Avon (England) -- History. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Broader terms: Stratford-upon-Avon (England) History; Narrower terms: Stratford-upon-Avon.

Stratford-upon-Avon stands where a Roman road forded the River Avon (Upper Avon), and a 19th-century bridge still spans the river alongside a 15th-century arched stone bridge. The first royal charter was granted in Shakespeare was born in in a half-timbered house on Henley Street.

The Monument. Shakespeare's monument is placed above head height on the north wall of the waist-length portrait bust sits in a niche with an entablature above, supported on black marble columns with acanthus leaf capitals.

Above are the arms granted to the Shakespeare family in the late s, supported by a cherub on either side.Stratford-upon-Avon is a town in is famous as the birthplace of William lies on the River Avon, 22 miles (35 km) south east of Birmingham and 8 Apocrypha: Plays, Arden of Faversham, The Birth of .Sir William Dugdale's "The Antiquities of Warwickshire" is one of the greatest county histories ever written, describing Warwickshire in terms of its history, topography, and genealogy.

It contains an early reference to Stratford upon Avon as the birthplace of William Shakespeare. Helen Hargest 08 Oct