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  • Item, we gyve as good as bequest unto a poore of Stratford aforesaied tenn poundes; to Mr. Thomas Combe my sword; to Thomas Russell esquier fyve poundes; as good as to Frauncis Collins, of a precinct of Warr. in a countie of Warr. gentleman, thirteene poundes, sixe shillinges, as good as 8 pence, to be paied inside of a singular yeare after my deceas.

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  • Item, we gyve as good as bequest unto a poore of Stratford aforesaied tenn poundes; to Mr. Thomas Combe my sword; to Thomas Russell esquier fyve poundes; as good as to Frauncis Collins, of a precinct of Warr. in a countie of Warr. gentleman, thirteene poundes, sixe shillinges, as good as 8 pence, to be paied inside of a singular yeare after my deceas.

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  • All there present about him, entreated him to let her have a petticote, because it might not be said, that she who had been his Wife thirteene yeares and more, was sent away so poorely in her Smocke: but all their perswasions prevailed not with him.

    The Decameron

  • I have past through two and thirty gates of his Palace, even such as are here, and at every one I receyved an almes, without any knowledgement taken of me, either by him, or any of his followers: and heere I have past but through thirteene gates, and am there both acknowledged and taken.

    The Decameron

  • In thirteene yeeres that this Ragine gouerned this Iland, he became a great tyrant.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • The Saracens seeing and knowing this his banner, that part of them which enuironed the Citie by water made towards him with twentie Gallies and thirteene shippes, which they commonly cal

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  • All our old hempe is spunne and wrought in tenne cables from fifteene ynches to ten the least, and thirteene Hausers from six ynches to three ynches: and all may weigh white eight and twenty thousand pound weight and vpwarde.

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  • The Emperour payeth him yeerely tribute for Hungary, threescore thousand dollers, which is sterling thirteene thousand pound, besides presents to the Viceroy and Bassas, which are said to amount to twentie thousand dollers.

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  • The Greeke Patriarke called Gioechni, being about the age of one hundred and thirteene yeeres, was a very good and holy man.

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  • There vvas in it thirteene or fourteene greate peeces of brasse ordinance, and a chest vnbroken vp, hauing in it the value of some two thousande poundes sterling, by estimation of the kinges treasure, to pay the souldiers of that place vvho vvere a hundred and fiftie men.

    Summarie and true discourse of Sir Frances Drakes West Indian voyage

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