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Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, Thomas Brigham the Puritan—an original settler (search)
hire. To this locality tradition assigns the vague (because ancient) references to the manor of Brigham and the lords of Allerdale. Wordsworth penned a graceful sonnet to the Nun's Well of this place. Third—From the Acts of Parliament of Scotland we learn how that assembly convened at Brigham, near Berwick-on-Tweed, on two occasions during the period when it was peripatetic, namely, in 1188 and 1289. You will also recall that a treaty of Brigham was signed here. Fourth—Brigham, Norfolk county, Eng., which is mentioned in the Calendar Close Rolls, time of King Edward II. The Domesday Book mentions also four other Brigham towns, under various spellings, but they are of no important interest in the present connection. Burke describes eight different armorial bearings by Brighams, of which four are of Yorkshire families, and a fifth of Yorkshire descent. The most persistent Brigham line occurs in connection with the annals of Yorkshire; but late researches incline to the b