A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland: Or, A Complete Register of the Hereditary Honours, Public Offices, and Persons in Office, from the Earliest Periods to the Present Time, Volume 2

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Printed for G. G. J. & J. Robinson, 1788 - Great Britain

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Page 251 - Take this robe of crimson, to the increase of your honour, and in token or sign of the most noble order you have received, •wherewith you, being defended, may be bold, not only...
Page 406 - Eftablifliment ihould be well weighed, and propofed with Caution and Diffidence : But, as a Change in the Manners, Cuftoms, and, above all, in the Finances of this Nation, fince the Origin of this Office, together with peculiar Circumftances of the Times, may render Regulations neceflary, we have judged it a Part of our Duty to examine into the Receipt of the Exchequer, with a View to an oeconomical Reform.
Page 250 - To the honour of God omnipotent, and in memorial of the blessed martyr St. George, tie about thy leg, for thy renown, this noble garter; wear it as the symbol of the most illustrious order, never to be forgotten or laid aside; that thereby thou mayest be admonished to be courageous, and having undertaken a just war, in which thou shall be engaged, thou mayest stand firm, valiautly fight, and successfully conquer.
Page 376 - Act for the further Limitation of the Crown, and better fecuring the...
Page 294 - His grace then joined the proceflīon to introduce the Earl of Clanricarde, who being fworn was invefted in like manner, and both knights joined the proceffion to bring in the Earl of Weftmeath; after which the two junior knights performed this duty, and the fenior knight took hij feat as companion of the order. The Earls of Inchiquin, Drogheda, Tyrone...
Page 252 - ... the same being agreeable, and not repugnant, to the laws of Almighty God, and the laws of this realm, as far forth as to you belongeth and appertaineth: so help you God, and his holy word.
Page 368 - Britain, from time to time to nominate, constitute and appoint, during his or their pleasure, such members of the Privy Council (of whom the two principal secretaries of state and the chancellor of the Exchequer for the time being...
Page 402 - Exchequer certificate ; the wardrobe-money is a cuftomary payment. They receive neither fee nor gratuity ; but they take to themfelves a part of the profits of both their Deputies. The Senior Chamberlain received out of the fees of his Deputy, on the Receipt fide, L.
Page 271 - The apparel of a knight of the bath is a red surcoat, lined and edged with white, girded about with a white girdle, without any ornament thereon ; the mantle is of the same colour and lining, made fast about the neck with a lace of white silk, having a pair of white gloves tied therein, with tassels of silk and gold at the end ; which mantles...

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