The Genealogy of the Family of Cole: Of the County of Devon, and of Those of Its Branches which Settled in Suffolk, Hampshire, Surrey, Lincolnshire, and Ireland

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Page 3 - In 1297, the 25th of Edward I., the Master of the Hospital of Bocland was returned from the counties of Somerset and Dorset, as holding lands or rents to the amount of 20 yearly value or upwards, either in capite or otherwise, and as such he was summoned under the general writ to perform military service, &c., in parts beyond the sea. The muster was at London, on the Sunday next after the Octave of S. John the Baptist, or the 7th of* July, 1297.* In the Perambulation of the Forest...
Page 58 - Parliament assembled, deliver to you their unanimous thanks for your great exertions upon the 21st of June last near Vittoria, when the French army was completely defeated by the allied forces under the Marquis of Wellington's command...
Page 13 - But the merits of this ancient family are so many and great, that ingrossed they would make one county proud, which divided would make two happy.
Page 58 - Corunna, and in the hard-fought field of Talavera: and I do now also, in the name and by the command of the Commons of Great Britain and Ireland, in Parliament assembled, deliver to you their unanimous thanks for your able and distinguished conduct throughout those operations, which concluded with the entire defeat of the enemy at Orthes, and the occupation of Bourdeaux by the allied forces.
Page 58 - Crescent, captaingeneral and governor-in-chief of the colony of Sierra Leone and its dependencies, the forts and settlements on the river Gambia, Cape Coast Castle, and the forts on the Gold Coast, the Isles de Loss, and the islands, territories, and factories to his majesty belonging on the western coast of...
Page 15 - Vescy, his eldest son, and the heirs male of his body; and for want of such issue to William Vescy, another of his sons, and the heirs male of his body; and for want of such issue to his own right heirs.
Page 21 - Esq., eldest son of Sir Henry Parker, of Honington, in the county " of Warwick, Bart., by whom she had the present Sir Henry John " Parker, Bart., three other sons and three daughters.
Page 44 - Tiiese letters were received by the lords justices and council; 5. " And they, in answer to them, required him to be very vigilant and industrious to find out what should be the occasion of those several meetings, and speedily to advertise them thereof, or of any other particular that he conceived might tend to the public service of the state."1 6.

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