Britannia: or a Geographical description of the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, with the Isles and Territories thereto belonging.
THE other part of this goeth by the name of so called from a therein seated. It conteineth within its Jurisdiction five to wit, those of and It lyeth very high, is mountainous and rocky ; it hath good Mines of and is interlaced with fertile and hath for its chief places
first built by Earl of soon after the coming of the who fenced it about with a (which gives entrance by three which leadeth into so many ) and fortified it with a most strong highly seated on a the better to secure himself against the violent assaults of the and reposing little trust in his of not far distnat, which was a place more noted for then strength. This is seated on the Northern banks of the where it hath a A River so rapid, that it rusheth rather then runneth among the and was esteemed by the
|ancient very sacred, for that in it the first of in one day baptized above 10000 besides and And as to its present state, it is a large conteining two is graced with well-built many of which are of hath the accommodation of paved and well ordered hath a spacious is honoured in giving Title to the Right Noble Duke of and enjoyeth large hath a Court of Record for all Actions, both real and personal, without limitation of sum for the said Liberty, and is governed by a and with other It is also well inhabited by and enjoyeth a great (for an Inland ) for and for and hath a very considerable for and on|
About three below and on the said River is seated the small Village of and which and call and and was an ancient City of the which is evidenced by the heaps of Rubbish, and other things of remark.
seated on a little Brook; a small but hath a good on for and
scituate on the a small on
Not far from this and on the Northern High-road or Street is an ancient which hath the election of
seated on the and not far from which hath an indifferent on
Nigh unto this is seated in a Park, once a stately building.
a very small and inconsiderable
Further Westwards is scituate on the which was a of the for on the top of a was a Fort or Hold, which conteined about five of ground in compass, and is now called where Mr. faith he saw many pieces of
In this Track of are many waste places void of and such are and others.
 Richmondshire very moun-tainous, hath Mines of Lead, &c.
 Bainthridge, or Burgh.