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The Genealogy of the Existing British Peerage: With Brief Sketches of the ...
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1st Earl 1st Lord 2nd daughter 2nd Earl 2nd Lord 2nd Viscount 2ndly 3rd Earl 3rd Lord 4th Earl 4th Lord 5th Viscount Alexander ancestor Anne April assumed the name attainder Baroness Bart battle battle of Worcester Britain Castle ceeded Countess created a Baronet created Baron created Earl daughter and co-heir daughter and heir death descended devolved Eanl Earl of Warwick Earldom eldest daughter Elizabeth estates failing his issue Francis George grandson heirs male issue male July June King Henry Lady leaving two sons Lordship male line March Marquis marriage Mary Peer of Ireland Peer of Scotland Peerage Volume present and 2nd present Earl Queen remainder Richard Sept Sir John Sir Thomas Sir William sister sole heir succeeded his brother successor summoned to Parliament surviving issue title became extinct United Kingdom widow wife William the Conqueror
Page 128 - In a word, he was a man, that whoever shall, after him, deserve best of the English nation, he can never think himself undervalued, when he shall hear, that his courage, virtue, and fidelity, is laid in the balance with, and compared to, that of the lord Capel.
Page 357 - Sir, he was the delight and ornament of this house, and the charm of every private society which he honoured with his presence.
Page 357 - Townshend; nor of course know what a ferment he was able to excite in every thing by the violent ebullition of his mixed virtues and failings. For failings he had undoubtedly - many of us remember them; we are this day considering the effect of them.
Page 30 - Chief Baron of the Exchequer, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, and Lord Keeper of the Great Seal, and was created a baronet.
Page 11 - Derby in 1736, succeeded to the sovereignty of the Isle of Man, and to the...
Page 127 - One there was, though of another species, the noblest figure I ever saw, the high constable of Scotland, Lord Errol ; as one saw him in a space capable of containing him, one admired him. At the wedding, dressed in tissue, he looked like one of the giants in Guildhall new gilt. It added to the energy of his person, that one considered him acting so considerable a part in that very Hall where so few years ago one saw his father, Lord Kilmarnock, condemned to the block.
Page 73 - Stockport, one of the eight Barons of the County Palatine of Chester, created by Hugh Lupus, Earl of Chester, in the reign of William the Conqueror.
Page 62 - Gladstone, he was created a peer of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Acton of Aldenham.
Page 95 - ... the present moment. Though it was unknown in the busy scenes of life, or in the popular discussions of the day, it will remain illustrious in the annals of science, which are as imperishable as that nature to which they belong; and it will be an immortal honour to his house, to his age, and to his country.* [The author in his Introduction to the Elements of Chemical Philosophy, vol.