Sentence Examples

  • Two statutory fairs were held under the charter of 1558, but in 1792 only one fair was held on the Monday before Michaelmas for hiring, but there is now a pleasure fair on the same day.
  • By section 6 all forests, chases, commons, &c., were to be " driven " within fifteen days of Michaelmas day, and all horses, mares and colts not giving promise of growing into serviceable animals, or of producing them, were to be killed.
  • The most important fairs are held at Easter and Michaelmas, and are said to have been founded as markets about 1170.
  • The marriage was disclosed at Michaelmas, much to the vexation of Warwick, who in pursuit of his foreign policy had projected a match with a French princess.
  • Every Sunday from Michaelmas till Easter was a public day with Gilpin.

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