The English Baronetage: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets, Now Existing: Their Descents, Marriages, and Issues; Memorable Actions, Both in War, and Peace; Religious and Charitable Donations; Deaths, Places of Burial and Monumental Iiscriptions [sic], Volume 1 (Google eBook)
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The London Hanged: Crime and Civil Society in the Eighteenth Century
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afterwards Alice ancestor anno Anthony Argent arms Barenton baron baronet Bart brother Catherine Chester church Clifton coheir Cranebrook Created Baronet daugh daughter and heir daughter of John daughter of Sir descended died unmarried died without issue died young Dorothy duke earl Ebor Eliz Essex fame father Frances Grosvenor Gules hath heir of Sir Henry VIII high sheriff honour Ibid inscription Jane Jernegan Joan Kent King Charles King James kingdom of Ireland knight lady lands left issue lies buried Lincolnshire London lord manor Margaret marriage married Elizabeth married to Sir Mary Nicholas Norfolk Northton parliament Philip present baronet Queen relict Roger second wife serjeant at law shire Sir Edward Sir Francis Sir George Sir Henry Sir John Sir Richard Sir Robert Sir Thomas Sir William succeeded successor Suffolk three daughters three sons title and estate Warw Warwickshire whereof Woodchurch Worcestershire
Page 356 - As his reading had been very extensive, so was he very happy in a memory, tenacious of every thing that he had read. He was not more possessed of knowledge than he was communicative of it. But then his communication of it was by...
Page 356 - He was extremely ready and gentle in his correction of the errors of any writer, who thought fit to consult him...
Page 481 - Inftead of any anfwer to his Majefty upon thefe two mefTages, or fadly confidering how this breach might be made up, they immediately publifh (together with a declaration of their former jealoufies of the Papifts ; of the malignant party ; of the Lord Digby's letter intercepted; of the Earl of...
Page 357 - I will say but one word more in general of his writings, which is, that what he has done in any one species, or distinct kind, would have been sufficient to have acquired him a great name. If he had written nothing but his prefaces, or nothing but his songs or his prologues, each of them would have entitled him to the preference and distinction of excelling in his kind.
Page 356 - I may say, of very pleasing access ; but something slow, and, as it were, diffident in his advances to others. He had something in his nature, that abhorred intrusion into any society whatsoever.
Page 87 - Earl of Pembroke, and from William Ferrars, Earl of Derby, Hugh de Vivon, and William Malet, men of eminent worth in their times.
Page 222 - But he retained his old affections, and more remembered the cruel usage he had received, than that they had not proceeded as cruelly with him as they might have done. He had a great friendship with a young gentleman, Mr. Hales, who lived in Kent, and was married to a lady of a noble birth and fortune, he being heir to one of the greatest fortunes...
Page 395 - ... and the light of her grace, and then death overwhelmed the remnant, and utterly deprived him of recovery, and they say of him, that had he brought less to her court than he did, he might have carried away more than he brought, for he had a time on it, but an ill husband of opportunity.