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" For, as the story goes, the king being exceedingly grieved that the body of his friend should be so disgracefully treated by his enemies, proffered a great reward to any of his subjects who would adventure to rescue it ; but when none would undertake... "
A Selection of Arms Authorized by the Laws of Heraldry - Page 76
by Sir Bernard Burke - 1860 - 244 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 121

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1865
...noble science of heraldry itself. body of a near kinsman of Kenneth II. ' The king,' says Nisbet, ' being exceedingly grieved that the body of his friend ' should be so disgracefully treated by his enemies, proffered a ' great reward to any of his subjects who would adventure to ' rescue it...
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The Genealogy of the Existing British Peerage

Edmund Lodge - Nobility - 1832 - 409 pages
...of Kenneth II. King of Scotland, having been taken by the Ficta and hanged upon a gibbet, the King being exceedingly grieved that the body of his friend should be so disgracefully treated by his enemies, proffered a great reward to any of his subjects who would undertake to rescue it ;...
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English Surnames: An Essay on Family Nomenclature, Historical ..., Volume 2

Mark Antony Lower - Names, Personal - 1849
...or false it is all one, since it gave occasion to such a bearing. For, as the story goes, the king being exceedingly grieved that the body of his friend should be so disgracefully treated by his enemies, proffered a great reward to any of his subjects who would adventure to rescue it ;...
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The Genealogy of the Existing British Peerage and Baronetage: Containing the ...

Edmund Lodge - Nobility - 1859 - 870 pages
...of KENNETH II., King of Scotland, having been taken by the Picts and hanged upon a gibbet, the King being exceedingly grieved that the body of his friend should be so disgracefolly treated by hi» enemies, proffered & great reward to any of his subjects who vonld undertake...
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Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Men of Fife: Of Past and Present Times ...

Matthew Forster Conolly - Fife (Scotland) - 1866 - 492 pages
...Heraldry : — " In one of the wars of Kenneth II., one of the greatest of the early Scottish kings, who came to the throne AD 835, one of his chief favourites,...undertake the dangerous enterprise, a valorous gentleman saiil to the king 'J)al Yell' which in the old Scottish language signifies ' I dare.' This attempt...
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Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Men of Fife: Of Past and Present Times ...

Matthew Forster Conolly - Fife (Scotland) - 1866 - 492 pages
...favourite«, and a kinsman of his own. was taken prisoner by the enemy, and hanged in sight of both cam]>s. Kenneth being exceedingly grieved that the body of...be so disgracefully treated, offered a large reward tor its recovery. When none would undertake the dangerous enterprise, a valorous gentleman said to...
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