The History and Description of the City of Exeter, and Its Environs, Ancient and Modern, Civil and Ecclesiastical
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Excerpt from The History and Description of the City of Exeter, and Its Environs, Ancient and Modern, Civil and Ecclesiastical: Comprising the Religion, and Idolatrous Superstition of the Britons, Saxons and Danes; The Rise and Progress of Christianity in These Western Counties; With a Catalogue of the Bishops, From the First Erecting This County Into a Diocese, to the Present Era Devon, was Farmed for £100 while that of Cornwall; produced only 100 marks; and as the greatest part: of the tin was found in Dartmoor and' its neigh bourhood, at' no very great distance from Exeter,_ it may naturally be concluded, that the neighbourin g country must have been very pulousz' and that the Danmonii, having a mercanti e intercourse with the Phenicz'dns and 'creeks, learned from them the principles' of mechanics and building, as well as other arts to say nothing of the colonies, Which, according to their custom; they settled in most laces they traded to, andtherefore it cannot be dou ted, from the many Phcenician and Greek words mixed in' the British languag'e,) that they settled a colony in this part of the islands? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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