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- n. The weighing of wool.
- n. A toll or duty paid for weighing wool.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A toll or duty paid for weighing wool; also, the act of weighing wool.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A royal tax upon wool. See tronator.
- n. See the quotation.
Golden Fleece is placed, of course, under Jason's pa - tronage; Jupiter and Hercules are shown on tapestries, bringing the alphabet to the Gauls; and Pierre de
In 1352 the office of tronage of the wools at Lenne was granted to his former deputy, at the request of
The recording of two such instances of the highest sta - tion in the Church having been conferred on meritorious Scholars (see p. 694) is a vety peculiar gratification to the Compiler of these Anecdotes, who can proudly boast of having been honoured with their friendly pa - tronage, both before and since their elevation to the Mitre.
Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century : comprizing biographical memoirs of William Bowyer, printer, F. S. A., and many of his learned friends : an incidental view of the progress and advancement of literature in this kingdom during the last century : and biographical anecdotes of a considerable number of eminent writers and ingenious artists ; with a very copious index
Formerly he used to be regularly besieged with recommendations, and his disciples came from all parts to visit him, in hopes to be brought forward by his pa - tronage.
And it was this which gave a primary tide to the pa - tronage of laymen; and which alfo oftentimes made the bounds of a parifli coQimenfuraie to the extent of a manor*
I arc arc balanced; if, on the one hand, pa - tronage llrcngthens Adminidration, on the other, the dilcontent and envy of the dif - appointed are often thrown Into the fcale of Oppofilion; if Adminidration has fii - pcrior opportunities of information, Oppo - lltiou is not retrained by official fecrecy; if Adminidration impofes by its dignity,
Postscript: Item I give the advowson and right of pa - tronage of the Rectory and parishe Church of Clipsham in the Com of Rutland vnto my afore said executors Richard Bellingham and Thomas Dudley and to Mr. John Cotton the nowe minister of Boston and to the longer lyver of them.
And, though he allows this might have been done as was repotted in the time of Roger conftable of Chelter,, fays, it is molt certain that it was Jobn, his fon, who had the pa - tronage of that rabble given him by the earl, and thereupon grant - ed the fame to Hugh de Dutton.
It is a caufe which the Houle is affurcd your Lordfhip has at heart: and the pall experience of your pa - tronage, and the noble exertions you were pleafed to make for them in a late time of diftrefs, affords the llrong - eft reafon to hope that your happy influence will Itill be employed in their behalf, as far as your Lordfliip ihall judge to be right.
In 1352 the office of tronage of the wools at Lenne was granted to his former deputy, at the request of Walter Whithora who surrendered a grant of that office. [