The baronetage of England. revised, corrected and continued by G.W. Collen (Google eBook)

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Page 499 - Hill, where, being attacked by some of the parliament forces, he defended himself till he fell, with most of his tenants about him; but being taken up, and life perceived in him, he was carried away prisoner, first to Northampton, and from thence to Kenilworth Castle, where he lay< a considerable time, and was forced to purchase his liberty at a dear rate.
Page 499 - Shuckburgh, he was or• dered to be called to him, and was by him very graciously received. Upon which he went immediately home, armed all his tenants, and the next day attended on him in the field, where he was knighted, and was present at the battle of Edghill.
Page 617 - ... Knights Commanders, number not to exceed, upon the first institution, one hundred and eighty, exclusive of foreign officers, holding British commissions, of whom not exceeding ten may be admitted as honorary knights commanders ; in the event of actions of signal distinction, or of future wars, the number of this class may be increased. To be entitled to the distinctive appellation of knighthood ; to have the same rights and privileges as knights bachelors, but to take precedence of them ; to...
Page 50 - In 1836 he was elected professor of surgery in the university of Edinburgh. He was a fellow of the royal societies of London and Edinburgh, and a member of some other learned bodies.
Page 361 - April, 1877 ; and Corresponding Member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences, Vienna, in August, 1877. He was Fellow of the Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh, and of the Cambridge Philosophical Society.
Page 617 - Bath shall henceforth upon no account be conferred upon any officer in his Majesty's service, who shall not have attained the rank of Major-General in the army, or Rear-Admiral in the navy, except as to the Twelve Knights Grand Crosses, who may be nominated and appointed for civil services.
Page 175 - Quarterly — 1st and 4th, gules a lion rampant argent, within a bordure of the last charged with eight roses of the first; 2d and 3rd, or, three cushions pendant within a double tressure flory counterflory gules.
Page 499 - Shuckborough, with a very good pack of hounds; upon which it is reported that he fetched a deep sigh, and asked who that gentleman was that hunted so merrily that morning, when he was going to fight for his crown and dignity ? And being told that it was Richard Shuckburgh, he was or• dered to be called to him, and was by him very graciously received.
Page 423 - a man of great reputation, and much esteemed in the house of commons ; and in the debate about the Remonstrance, his speech not being agreeable to the prevailing party in the house, he was committed to the Tower f...
Page 617 - Sovereign of the Most Honourable Military Order of the Bath, is desirous of commemorating the auspicious termination of the long and arduous contests in which this empire has been engaged, and of marking in an especial manner his gracious sense of the valour, perseverance, and devotion, manifested by the officers of his Majesty's forces by sea and land...

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