Debrett's Baronetage of England: Containing Their Descent and Present State, Their Collateral Branches, Births, Marriages, and Issue, from the Institution of the Order in 1611 ...

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F.C. and J. Rivington, 1815 - Baronetage

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Page 258 - Serjeant of grenadiers, with great hazard of suffocation, dragged out the first person he caught hold of. It proved to be the Major. It happened...
Page 292 - Hill, where, being attacked by some of the parliament forces, he defended himself till he fell, with most of his tenants about...
Page 258 - On the march of the 19th, the grenadiers being liable to action at every step, she had been directed by the major to follow the route of the artillery and baggage, which was not exposed. At the time the action began she found herself near a small uninhabited hut, where she alighted.
Page 58 - Arms and Descents of the Ancient Knightly and Gentle Houses of England, arranged in their respective Counties, attempted by EVELYN PHILIP SHIRLEY, Esq., MA, FSA, one of the Knights of the Shire for the County of Warwick, 4to, HANDSOMELY PBINTED, pp.
Page 259 - From the date of that action to the 7th of October, Lady Harriet, with her usual serenity, stood prepared for new trials ; and it was her lot that their severity increased with their numbers.
Page 259 - Her anxiety and sufferings were thus protracted through seven or eight dark and cold hours ; and her reflections upon that first reception could not give her very encouraging ideas of the treatment she was afterwards to expect. But it is due to justice at the close of this adventure to say, that she was received and accommodated by...
Page 258 - Acland had accompanied her husband to Canada in the beginning of the year 1776. In the course of that campaign she had traversed a vast space of country, in different extremities of...
Page 259 - But her distresses were not yet to end. The night was advanced before the boat reached the enemy's outposts, and the sentinel would not let it pass, nor even come to shore.
Page 321 - King returning to him a coat-of-arms, argent, a fesse gules, between two crescents, and a horn vert. The same figure of a boar's head was carved on the head of an old bedstead, now remaining in the tower or lodge of that ancient house or castle, and the arms are now to be seen in the windows and in other parts.
Page 260 - Let such as are affected by these circumstances of alarm, hardship and danger, recollect that the subject of them was a woman of the most tender and delicate frame; of the gentlest manners; habituated to all the soft elegancies and refined enjoyments that attend high birth and fortune; and far advanced in a state in which the tender cares, always due to the sex, become indispensably necessary. Her mind alone was formed for such trials.

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