The English Baronetage: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets, Now Existing: Their Descents, Marriages, and Issues; Memorable Actions, Both in War, and Peace; Religious and Charitable Donations; Deaths, Places of Burial and Monumental Iiscriptions [sic], Volume 2

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Tho. Wotton, at the Three Daggers and Queen's-Head, against St. Dunstan's-Church, in Fleet-Street., 1741 - Baronetage

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Page 207 - MP late a member of the said house, serving as one of the knights of the shire for the county of...
Page 208 - 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 54 - ... as he was no polite man, demanded the seal of him, which he had not thought of putting out of his own hands ; he answered him, " that he would not deliver it " into any hands, but the king's...
Page 317 - As for Sir John Markham, the king's displeasure fell so heavy on him, that he was outed of his place, and Sir Thomas Billing put in his room, though the one lost that office with more honour than the other got it, and gloried in this, that though the king could make him no judge, he could not make him no upright judge. He lived privately the rest of his days, having (besides the estate got by his practice) fair lands by Margaret, his wife, daughter and coheir to Sir Simon...
Page 246 - Knight, was advanced to the dignity of a baronet by King Charles I. He...
Page 306 - No conquefts fhe, but o'er herfelf defir'd ; No arts eflay'd, but not to be admir'd. Paffion and pride were to her foul unknown, Convinc'd that Virtue only is our own. So unaffected, fo compos'da mind, So firm, yet fbft, fo ftrong, yet fo refin'd, Heaven, as its pureft gold, by tortures try'd, The faint fuftained, but the woman dy'd.
Page 329 - Pillatenhall, deceafed; in which year he was made one of the Knights Companions of the moft noble order of the Garter, at the foundation of that order, and bore, Or, three Piles, Sable, a Canton, Ermine.
Page 296 - Conqueror, and, with his two sons, Robert and Roger, was employed by Roger de Montgomery, Earl of Shrewsbury and Arundel. Of the earl and his servants, Ordericus Vitalis says, " That the earl was a prudent and moderate man, a great lover of equity and of discreet and modest persons, and being freely assisted by the wisdom and courage of the said Corbeau, and his two sons, Roger and Robert, was as glorious amongst the greatest nobles as any of them all, by keeping the Welsh in awe, and that whole...
Page 169 - ... gentlemen of North Wales, he in a short time raised such a power of horse and foot, as made frequent skirmishes with the enemy, sometimes with notable advantage, never with signal loss.
Page 289 - Nicholas, who was made one of the Knights of the Bath at the marriage of Arthur, Prince of Wales, November the llth, 1501.

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