The sheriffs of Montgomeryshire, with notices of their families, 1540 to 1639 (Google eBook)

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Page 438 - Signed, sealed, published and declared by the testator to be his last will and testament, in the presence of us, who have hereto subscribed our names as witnesses, at his request and in his presence, and in the presence of each other.
Page 113 - Herbert of Colebrook, in Monmouthshire, of all whom I shall say a little. And first of my father, whom I remember to have been black-haired and bearded, as all my ancestors of his side are said to have been, of a manly or somewhat stern look, but withal very handsome and well compact in his limbs...
Page 541 - August, 1733'. 1 The final Deed of Conveyance is as follows : 4 This Indenture made the seventeenth day of August in the Seventh year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred...
Page 106 - Montgomeryshire, for the suppressing of whom he went often, both day and night, to the places where they were; concerning which, though many particulars have been told me, I shall mention one only. Some outlaws being lodged in an alehouse upon the hills of Llandinam, my grandfather and a few servants coming to apprehend them, the principal outlaw shot an arrow against my grandfather, which stuck in the pummel of his saddle ; whereupon my grandfather coming up to him with his sword in his hand, and...
Page 436 - Testament in manner following: that is to say: First and principally I commend my Soul into the hands of Almighty God, My Creator, hoping...
Page 476 - Shrewsbury, and must needs returne over that bridge, the under shiriffe came with a considerable company of men to the bridge, (which then was made with stone pillars and wooden planks,) and haveing taken up severall plankes, and made such a. breadth as they thought noe horse was able to leape over, they laid themselves in ambush ; and when wild Humphry returned, and was about to enter upon the bridge, they rose up to apprehend him, which he perceiving, put spurrs to his horse, and rideing full speed,...
Page 92 - Let me die, for I am old, but save my brother, who is young, lusty and hardy, mete and apt to serve the greatest prince in Christendom.
Page 114 - In 1786, he was called to the bar as a member of the Inner Temple ; and...
Page 305 - Ill's. head, thought it worth his while to call at Mathavarn, and consult this pupil of Merddin as to the success of his adventure, and at once proposed the question to his seer. The answer was not ready; he hesitated, and promised a reply by the following morning. Finding his craft failing him, he grew visibly dejected. His wife having observed such a sudden change in her husband's countenance inquired, after the earl had retired to rest, the reason. He told her the dilemma he was in ; upon which...
Page 545 - order and direct all Persons whatsoever, being subjects of France, who have arrived "in this Province since the first day of May, which was in the year of Our Lord, "one thousand seven hundred and...

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