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Lowestoft in olden times

By Francis D. Longe
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  • Lowestoft In Olden Times.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • LECTURE I.
    • Part i.—Introductory—Geological.
      • The Waveney.
      • the silting up of the estuary.
      • Burgh Castle.
    • The Waveney.
    • the silting up of the estuary.
    • Burgh Castle.
    • Part II.—Domesday Book.
      • The Parishes of Lothingland.
      • Lowestoft in Domesday Book.
      • Neighbouring Parishes.
      • Herring Rents.
      • Live Stock on the Farms.
      • Serfdom.
      • Craftsmen.
      • The Merchant.
      • The Fisherman.
      • Intellectual Condition of our Ancestors.
      • Etymology of “Lowestoft.”
    • The Parishes of Lothingland.
    • Lowestoft in Domesday Book.
    • Neighbouring Parishes.
    • Herring Rents.
    • Live Stock on the Farms.
    • Serfdom.
    • Craftsmen.
    • The Merchant.
    • The Fisherman.
    • Intellectual Condition of our Ancestors.
    • Etymology of “Lowestoft.”
  • LECTURE II.
    • Part I.—Lowestoft in the 14th Century.
      • Rise of Yarmouth.
      • The Black Plague at Yarmouth.
      • Yarmouth Harbour Blocked Up.
    • Rise of Yarmouth.
    • The Black Plague at Yarmouth.
    • Yarmouth Harbour Blocked Up.
    • Part II.—Rise of Lowestoft, and Parliamentary War with Yarmouth.
      • Lowestoft Men Prosecuted by the Yarmouth Bailiffs for Contravention of this Charter.
      • First Revocation of Edward’s Charter to Yarmouth.
      • Proclamation of the Charter at Lowestoft.
      • The Charter Revoked a Second Time.
      • The Charter Regranted a Third Time.
      • The Charter Revoked a Third Time.
      • A New Charter Granted by Richard.
    • Lowestoft Men Prosecuted by the Yarmouth Bailiffs for Contravention of this Charter.
    • First Revocation of Edward’s Charter to Yarmouth.
    • Proclamation of the Charter at Lowestoft.
    • The Charter Revoked a Second Time.
    • The Charter Regranted a Third Time.
    • The Charter Revoked a Third Time.
    • A New Charter Granted by Richard.
    • Part III.—Evidence Furnished by the Lay Subsidies of the Growth of Lowestoft.
      • A Market Held at Lowestoft.
      • The Parish Church.
      • Old Chapels.
      • Other Structural Relics.
    • A Market Held at Lowestoft.
    • The Parish Church.
    • Old Chapels.
    • Other Structural Relics.
  • LECTURE III. Lowestoft in Elizabeth’s Time.
    • Part I.—The Parish Register.
      • The Trades of the Town.
      • The Vicars.
      • The Fish Trade.
      • Piracy at Lowestoft.
      • The Register Continued.
      • Other Trades Connected with the Fisheries.
      • Other Trades.
      • Lowestoft as a Market Town.
      • Population.
      • Dutch Refugees.
    • The Trades of the Town.
    • The Vicars.
    • The Fish Trade.
    • Piracy at Lowestoft.
    • The Register Continued.
    • Other Trades Connected with the Fisheries.
    • Other Trades.
    • Lowestoft as a Market Town.
    • Population.
    • Dutch Refugees.
    • Part II.—Lowestoft and Yarmouth at the End of the 16th Century.
  • LECTURE IV.
    • Part I.—In the Time of Charles I.
      • Lowestoft in The Civil War.
      • Hostilities between Yarmouth and Lowestoft.
      • Removal of Memorial Brasses from the Church.
      • The Great Fire of 1644.
      • Value of Moveable Goods.
    • Lowestoft in The Civil War.
    • Hostilities between Yarmouth and Lowestoft.
    • Removal of Memorial Brasses from the Church.
    • The Great Fire of 1644.
    • Value of Moveable Goods.
    • Part II.—In the Time of Charles II.
      • Third and Last Contest with Yarmouth about their Charter.—Conclusion.
      • Lowestoft Appeals to the King against Yarmouth.
      • Proceedings at Yarmouth about the Measurement of the Seven Miles.
      • “Corton Pole.”
      • Effect of the Successful Termination of the Suit.
    • Third and Last Contest with Yarmouth about their Charter.—Conclusion.
    • Lowestoft Appeals to the King against Yarmouth.
    • Proceedings at Yarmouth about the Measurement of the Seven Miles.
    • “Corton Pole.”
    • Effect of the Successful Termination of the Suit.
  • FOOTNOTES.
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