The Peerage of England, Or A Genealogical and Historical Account of All the Families of this Kingdom, that Have Born the Dignity of Peerage, Either by Tenure, Summons to Parliament, Investiture, Or Creation, & C. from the Conquest to this Present Year, 1713. Vol. II, [in 2 Pt.]

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الصفحة iii - ... to the dignity of a Baron of this Realm, by the title of Lord Ossulston, Baron of Ossulston.
الصفحة 232 - ... Henry's daughter Margaret, Queen of Alexander III., King of Scotland, which was near costing him his life, Roger Bigod had very harsh language offered to him by Henry relative to the matter, who openly called him a traitor, upon which he told the King he lied — that he never was or could be a traitor ; adding, " If you do nothing but what the law warranteth, you can do me no harm." " Yes," replied Henry, " I can thresh out your corn and sell it, and so humble you.
الصفحة 263 - Percy, the generous favourer of all good; the 4th year of king Charles I. his lordship obtained a confirmation to him and the heirs male of his body, of the title and dignity of Baron Percy, in as ample a manner as his ancestors had enjoyed the same. He died at his seat at Petworth, on the 5th of November, 1632. He married Dorothy, daughter of Walter Devereux, Earl of Essex, by whom he had issue four sons and two daughters.
الصفحة 97 - ... county whereof he was earl, to hold to him and his heirs, in as ample a manner as any of his ancestors...
الصفحة 339 - Edgehill; and came and stayed with him at Oxford to the end of the war, taking all opportunities to advance all motions towards peace ; and, as no man was more punctual in performing his own duty, so no man had more melancholy apprehensions of the issue of the war...
الصفحة 266 - Sussex, and in two years afterwards obtained a grant of the offices of secretary, clerk of the signet, and clerk of the council within the principality of Wales. His lordship subsequently rendering the highest services to King...
الصفحة ii - First, advanced to the dignity of a. baron of this realm, by the title of Lord Tufton,, of Tufton in Sussex ; and also on August the 5th,.
الصفحة i - July 12lh following," he was created a Baron of this realm, by the title of Lord Montagu, of St.
الصفحة 44 - With regard to his person," says Verville, in his scarce work entitled ' Memoires de la Cour d'Angleterre' " he was one of the finest gentlemen that Europe ever saw. His conversation was easy and charming, serious when occasion required it, but generally facetious and turning upon mirth : he had a genius, that fitted him for the highest posts of the state ; but pleasure, which was his predominant passion, made him ridicule all manner of business, and as ill habits are not easily left off, this at...
الصفحة 445 - John, his son and heir, who by an immediate succession from father to son beginning at the year of our Lord 876 from Robert the son of Rollo, being upwards of 800 years, was the thirtieth earl of Oorboile, baron of Thorigny and Granville.

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