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  • * The History of Parliament *

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    PRESTWOOD, Thomas (by 1500-58), of Exeter, Devon.

    mayor and interested himself greatly in its welfare: the repair of the crumbling walls and the improvement of the river Exe were both begun on his initiative.[footnote]During the western rebellion of 1549 Prestwood, a Protestant, both helped to defend Exeter

    AMEREDITH, Griffith (c.1495-1557), of Exeter, Devon.

    to render varied service. Thus when in 1555, despite the advantage to be gained from the improvements to the river Exe initiated by Thomas Prestwood, his former colleague in the House, the government took the city to task for raising

    RADCLIFFE (RATCLIFFE), Jasper (1683-1711), of Hockworthy Court, and Franklyn, Devon

    working on the civic regalia. Radcliffe’s father held property in many Exeter parishes, but actually resided just over the river Exe in the parish of St. Thomas. Socially, he was clearly upwardly mobile, and served as sheriff of Devon in

    TOTHILL, Geoffrey (d.1574), of Peamore, near Exeter, Devon.

    that is, the haven which John Trew had contracted to build. Exeter wished to clear the estuary of the river Exe of hindrances to navigation, and Tothill no doubt welcomed a bill to remove fish weirs and other obstructions, lost

    HULL, John II (by 1503-49), of Larkbeare, Devon.

    a post for which he was well qualified and which was to influence the later course of his career.[footnote]The river Exe was becoming rapidly unnavigable and this threatened the economic supremacy of Exeter in the south-west. Hull was soon involved

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    FINE ARTS. SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS. EvERY friend to the refined developement of mind in the Fine Artsiust be pleased to find that a Society like this is prospering, for it is established, as we are informed, on just Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    of the owners and occupiers of land, I venture, with all humility, to say that when you see the river Exe running up from the sea to Tiverton, instead of running down from Tiverton to the sea, you may then Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    river Exe running from the sea to the town of Tiverton, instead of from Tiverton to the ocean.' Now Lord Palmerston knew very well, though he (the Marquis of Granby) might not, what was the course of the river Exe, Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    happens now-a-days that any body expects ? Are we even safe from some such freak as that of the river Exe running uip to Tiverton from the sea ? It is well that we should keep a sharp look out, Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    tionl has beicnlony since settled. I tooi the liberty of tellinlg you last autumnnl that eihen I saw the river Exe running from tie sea to Tiverton, instead of rulinirg Idown from Tivertson to the sea. von might then, and Subscribers-only content

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