Memorials of St. James's Palace, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Longmans, Green & Company, 1894 - Great Britain
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Page 119 - Lord Chancellor, the Lord President of the Council, the Lord Privy Seal, the Earl Marshal, the Lord Steward, together with the Treasurer and Comptroller of the Household, the Vice-Chamberlain, and others —who did not proceed in carriages from Buckingham Palace, assembled in the Throne
Page 366 - And who that beheld such a bankrupt beggarly fellow as Cromwell, first entering the Parliament House with a threadbare torn cloak and greasy hat (perhaps neither of them paid for), could have suspected that in the space of so few years he should, by the murder of one king and the banishment of another, ascend the throne ?
Page 8 - long kept sacred by the too faithful adherents of a bad cause, was born the most unfortunate of princes, destined to seventyseven years of exile and wandering, of vain projects, of honours more galling than insults, and of hopes, such as make the heart sick.
Page 370 - and for which, instead of thanks, he received from his Royal auditor a pointed reprimand, his Majesty observing ' that he came to Chapel to hear the praises of God, and not his own.' This circumstance operated wonderfully on the reverend orator, as from that moment he became a
Page 73 - were the manufacture of England, and in honour of our own artists ; the few which were French did not come up to these in richness, goodness or fancy, as was seen by the clothes worn by the Royal family, which were all of the British manufacture. The cuffs of the sleeves were universally deep and
Page 259 - been lately raised to the Episcopal dignity, without having the charge of any See. He was called Archbishop of Amasia, the birthplace of Mithridates, an ancient city, of which all trace had long disappeared. James insisted that the Ceremony of consecration should be performed in the Chapel of
Page 72 - to £500 a suit. The Duke of Marlborough was in a white velvet and gold brocade, upon which was an exceeding rich Point d'Espagne : the Earl of Euston and many others were in clothes flowered or sprigged with gold : the Duke of Montagu in a gold brocaded tissue. The waistcoats were universally
Page 365 - was wont in his humorous way to say of his chaplain, Dr. Barrow, 'that he was the most unfair preacher in England, because he exhausted every subject and left no room for others to come after him.' This was indeed too much the doctor's
Page 49 - What was my astonishment,' continued Lady Suffolk, ' when going to the Princess's apartments next morning, the Yeomen in the Guard Chamber pointed their halberds at my breast, and told me I must not pass. I urged that it was my duty to attend the Princess. They said " No matter, I must not pass that way.
Page 126 - where Mama (looking so handsome in violet velvet, trimmed with ermine and white silk and violet) and the Cambridges were. All the foreign Princes and Princesses, except Uncle, the Prince of Prussia and Prince Albert of Prussia, were already in the Chapel. Then the procession was formed just as at my marriage, only how small the

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