Most trips commenced early in the week if the destination was closer, and Byrne was home by late Wednesday or Thursday.
They read the Greek Testament and the classics; fasted on Wednesday and Friday; received the Lord's Supper every week; and brought all their life under review.
Included in Kingsbridge is the little town of Dodbrooke, which at the time of the Domesday Survey had a population of 42, and a flock of 108 sheep and 27 goats; and in 1257 was granted a Wednesday market and a fair at the Feast of St Mary Magdalene.
There are early traces of the customary observance of the Wednesday and Friday fasts - the dies stationu y n (Clem.
The charter of 1614 substituted markets on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the Wednesday market and added two fairs one at Corpus Christi and the other on the Thursday before St Andrew.
My Dearest Mother:--My heart has been full of thoughts of you and my beautiful home ever since we parted so sadly on Wednesday night.
The Cena de le Ceneri, or Ash Wednesday conversation, devoted to an exposition of the Copernican theory, was printed in 1584.
Besides fasts of an occasional and extraordinary nature, the following are recognized as of stated and universal obligation: - (i) The Wednesday and Friday fasts throughout the year (with the exception of the period between Christmas and Epiphany, the Easter week, the week after Whitsunday, the third week after Epiphany); (2) The great yearly fasts, viz.
There's an auction on Wednesday right here in town at one of them storage places.
Market makers may bid by phone to the Bank of England, no later than 10am on Wednesday morning.