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aged Alexander Alice Anne April August baptized baron bart brother buried captain Castle Catherine Charles Cheshire Colonel Condover Cornwall county of York cousin daugh daughter and co-heir daughter and heir daughter and heiress daughter of John daughter of Sir daughter of Thomas daughter of William decease December deputy lieutenant deputy-lieutenant descended Devon died unmarried died young Dorothy Durham dying Earl Edmund Edward EDWARD III elder eldest daughter Eliza Elizabeth espoused estates February Frances gentleman George Hall Henry HENRY VIII high sheriff holy orders House Hugh inherited James Jane January July June King lady Lancashire lands left issue Lincolnshire London Lord manor March Margaret marriage married Mary Nicholas Northumberland October Oxfordshire parish parliament present Ralph rector Salop Sarah Scotland shire Shrewsbury Shropshire Sir John Sir Richard Sir Thomas Sir William sister Staffordshire successor surname three sons Uffculm wedded secondly wife Yorkshire
Page 250 - ... and the heirs of his body; and in default of such issue then, over,
Page 618 - And there hath been thy bane; there is a fire And motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire; And, but once kindled, quenchless evermore, Preys upon high adventure, nor can tire Of aught but rest; a fever at the core, Fatal to him who bears; to all who ever bore.
Page 391 - I'll quickly change myself, if it be so, And like a page I'll follow thee, where'er thou go." " I have neither gold nor silver To maintain thee in this case ; And to travel is great charges, As you know, in every place.
Page 391 - Spaniards fraught with jealousy we often find. But Englishmen through all the world are counted kind. " Leave me not unto a Spaniard, You alone enjoy my heart ; I am lovely, young, and tender, Love is likewise my desert : Still to serve thee day and night my mind is prest, The wife of every Englishman is counted blest." " It wold be a shame, fair lady. For to bear a woman hence, English soldiers never carry Any such without offence.
Page 200 - George, the eldeft furvivihg fon, was created a knight of the Bath, at the coronation of King Charles II.
Page 667 - Gentlemen, I presume you very well know, or have heard of, my condition and disposition; and that I neither give nor take quarter. I am now with my Firelocks (who never yet neglected opportunity to correct rebels) ready to use you as I have done the Irish: but loth...
Page 466 - To see him setting out on a journey, was a matter truly curious: his first care was to put two or three eggs, boiled hard, into his great-coat pocket, or any scraps of bread which he found; baggage he never took; then, mounting one of his hunters, his next attention was to get out of London, into that road where turnpikes were the fewest. Then, stopping under any hedge where...
Page 467 - ... same inconvenience. Again he got up, and again the rain came down. At length, after pushing the bed quite round the room, he got into a corner where the ceiling was better secured, and there he slept till morning. When he met his uncle at breakfast, he told him what had happened. " Ay, ay," said the old man, " I don't mind it myself, but for those who.
Page 391 - Which did from love, and true affection first commence. ' Commend me to thy lovely lady, Bear to her this chain of gold, And these bracelets for a token ; Grieving that I was so bold : All my jewels in like sort take thou with thee, For they are fitting for thy wife, but not for me.
Page 467 - Timms, his nephew, used to mention the following proof. A few days after he went thither, a great quantity of rain fell in the night : he had not been long in bed before he felt himself wet through ; and, putting his hand out of the clothes, found the rain was dropping...