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" ... and influence. His high birth gave him a natural claim to power, and he possessed every popular and splendid quality which could command obedience or excite admiration. His courage and constancy were shown in the service of his sovereign. His liberality... "
Handbook of English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury ... - Page 126
by Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - 1893 - 483 pages
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications

Constable and co, ltd - 1826
...shown in the service of his sovereign. His liberality knew no bounds ; and he regarded no expense, however enormous, when placed in competition with any object of pleasure or magnificence, f Yet, in the midst of apparent profn* During one of Edward's progresses to Scotland, a palfrey belonging...
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The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science ..., Volume 12

William Jerdan, William Ring Workman, Frederick Arnold, John Morley, Charles Wycliffe Goodwin - 1828
...were shewn in the service of hh sovereign. His liberality knew no bounds ; and he regarded no expense, however enormous, when placed in competition with any object of pleasure or magnificence. Vet in the midst of apparent profusion he was too >rudent ever to feel the embarrassment of want. Surrounded...
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The Siege of Carlaverock in the Xxviii: Edward I. A.D. MCCC; with ..., Part 1300

Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas, Walter (of Exeter) - Caerlaverock (Scotland) - 1828 - 380 pages
...shown in the service of his sovereign. His liberality knew no bounds ; and he regarded no expense, however enormous, when placed in competition with any object of pleasure or magnificencc.k Yet in the midst of apparent profusion he was too prudent ever to feel the embarrassment...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 39

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1829
...shown in the service of his sovereign. His liberality knew no bounds ; and he regarded no expense, however enormous, when placed in competition with any object of pleasure or magnificence. Yet, in the midst of apparent profusion, he was too prudent ever to feel the embarrassment of want....
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Life of Sir William Wallace, of Elderslie, Volume 53

John Donaldson Carrick - 1830
...shown in the service of his sovereign. His liberality knew no bounds ; and he regarded no expense, however enormous, when placed in competition with any object of pleasure or magnificence, f Yet, in the midst of apparent profu* During one of Edward's progresses to Scotland, a palfrey belonging...
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Sketches of Durham: Being an Attempt to Indicate to the Stranger Some of the ...

George Ornsby - Durham (Durham) - 1846 - 226 pages
...shewn in the service of his Sovereign. His liberality knew no bounds ; and he regarded no expense, however enormous, when placed in competition with any object of pleasure or magnificence. Yet in the midst of apparent profusion he was too prudent ever to feel the embarrassment of want. Surrounded...
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Durham, Chester, Manchester

Cathedrals - 1869 - 237 pages
...his table, bareheaded and standing. . . . His liberality knew no bounds, and he regarded no expense, however enormous, when placed in competition with any object of pleasure or magnificence. . . . Surrounded by perpetual luxury, his personal temperance was as strict as it was singular. . ....
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The Century, Volume 35

1888
...sixty-four knights as his private following and with fifteen hundred soldiers of the Palatinate \vho were also bound to do his personal bidding, and when...every other way; yet he left greater riches behind him than any of his forerunners. Despite his extravagance and pomp he is described as an active, industrious,...
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English Cathedrals: Canterbury, Peterborough, Durham, Salisbury, Lichfield ...

Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer - Cathedrals - 1892 - 396 pages
...return that they should keep a keen eye and a strong hand upon the ever-threatening, often flaming, Scottish Border. As a consequence, the bishops of...every other way, yet he left greater riches behind him than any of his forerunners ; and despite his extravagance and pomp he is described as an active,...
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