The dormant and extinct baronage of England: or, An historical and genealogical account of the lives, public employments, and most memorable actions of the English nobility who have flourished from the Norman conquest to ... 1806[-1837] ... (Google eBook)

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T. Bensley, Bolt Court, 1808 - Nobility
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1807-09/n.p./172 3 vols

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Page 323 - Trent on horseback, but could not recover the farther side, by reason of the steepness of the bank, and so was drowned in the river. But another report leaves him not there, but that he lived long after in a cave or vault. The number that was slain in the field, was of the enemies...
Page 471 - Majesty's presence3 1567, and at the same day advanced to the degree and dignity of a baron of this realm, by the title of lord...
Page 598 - All wet-shod both in dirt and mire; After much grief their hearts yet leap, For labour doth some rest require. A town before them they did see, But lodged there they could not be.
Page 598 - Nurse amidst of all their Fright, Laid down the child upon the Ground, She ran away out of their Sight, And never after that was found, Then did the Dutchess make great Moan, With her good Husband all alone.
Page 533 - That no fine now levied, or at any time hereafter to be levied, to the King, can bar such title of honour, or the right of any person claiming such title under him that levied or shall levy such fine.
Page 588 - Chelfea the day before the laft debate on that prelate's affair, where, acting contrition, he profefled being determined to work out his pardon at court by fpeaking againft the bifhop ; in order to which he begged fome hints. The minifter was deceived, and went through the whole caufe with him, pointing out where the ftrength of the argument lay and where its weaknefs. The duke was very thankful, returned to town...
Page 588 - The duke was very thankful, returned to town, pafled the night in drinking, and, without going; to bed, went to the Houfe of Lords, where he fpoke for the bifhop, recapitulating, in the moft mafterly manner, and anfwering all that had been urged againft him.
Page 377 - Marfhal ; and further, gave them power to bear in their hand a gold truncheon, enamelled with black at each end ; having at the upper end of it the King's arms engraven thereon, and at the lower end his own arms.
Page 635 - Whosoever considereth it well, shall find it always to be forged ; and those names to be inserted which the time in every age favoured, and were never mentioned in the notable Record of Domesday/' Under all circumstances attending this scroll, the degree of credit due to its authenticity is very suspicious.
Page 219 - He was made knight of the bath at the creation of Henry prince of Wales, and died in Flanders in 1625.

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