EYE , amarket-
See also:town and municipal
See also:borough in the Eye
See also:parliamentary division of
See also:Suffolk; England; 941 M . N.E. from
See also:London by the
See also:Great Eastern railway, the
See also:terminus of a branch from the
See also:line . Pop . (1901) 2004 . The
See also:church of St
See also:Peter and St Paul is mainly of Perpendicular
See also:work, with Early
See also:English portions and a
See also:fine Perpendicular
See also:screen . It was formerly attached to a
See also:Benedictine priory . Slight fragments of a Norman
See also:crown a
See also:mound of probably earlier construction . There are a town
See also:hall, corn
See also:exchange, and grammar school founded in 1566 .
See also:Brewing is the chief
See also:industry . The town is governed by a mayor, 4 aldermen and 12 councillors .
See also:Area, 4410 acres . Eye (Heya, Aye) was once surrounded by a stream, from which it is said to have derived its name .
See also:Leland says it was situated in a
See also:marsh and had formerly been accessible by
See also:river vessels from Cromer, though the river was then only navigable91 to Burston, 12 M. from Eye . From the
See also:discovery of numerous bones and
See also:Roman urns and coins it has been thought that the place was once the cemetery of a Roman
See also:camp .
See also:William I. gave the lordship of Eye to Robert
See also:Malet, a Norman, who built a castle and a Benedictine monastery which was at first subordinate to the abbey of
See also:Bernay in
See also:Normandy . Eye is a borough by
See also:prescription . In 1205
See also:John granted to the townsmen a
See also:charter freeing them from various tolls and customs and from the jurisdiction of the
See also:shire and
See also:hundred courts . Later charters were granted by
See also:Elizabeth in 1558 and 1574, by
See also:James I. in 1604, and by William III. in t697 . In 1574 the borough was newly incorporated under two bailiffs, ten chief and twenty-four inferior burgesses, and an
See also:fair on Whit-
See also:Monday and a market on Saturday were granted . Two members were returned to each parliament from 1571 till 1832, when the Reform
See also:Act reduced the membership to one . By the Redistribution Act of 1885 the
See also:representation was merged in the Eye division of the
See also:county . The making of pillow-
See also:lace was formerly carried on extensively, but practically ceased with the introduction of machinery .
EYE (O. Eng. edge, Ger. Auge; derived from an Indo-...
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