The Official Baronage of England: Showing the Succession, Dignities, and Offices of Every Peer from 1066 to 1885, with Sixteen Hundred Illustrations, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Longmans, Green, 1886 - England
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Vol. II

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Page 106 - Nothing could be more coarse or clumsy or ungracious than his outside. Two large prominent eyes that rolled about to no purpose (for he was utterly short-sighted), a wide mouth, thick lips,
Page 533 - un abord attrayant, un air de grandeur, enfin, tous les avantages du corps parloient pour lui : mais son esprit ne disoit pas un petit mot en sa
Page 300 - with a deyp frynges of half zerd of lengh. My Lord of Kent cott was on barr of cloth of gold, an oder of cremysyn velvyt, pyrlyd, with a demy manche cut of by the elbowe.
Page 102 - He was very big: his hair red, hanging oddly about him : his tongue was too big for his mouth.'—
Page 502 - had a most rich George in a Sardonyx set with diamonds of very great value ; for the rest, very plain.
Page 36 - ill fetered of limmes, croke backed, his left shoulder much higher than his right, hard favoured of visage,
Page 66 - he polished, a tolerable person, for he is exceeding handsome, by far surpassing any of the King's other natural issue.
Page 561 - He is a most neat little beau, and his face has the roses and lilies as finely blended as that of his pretty young
Page 642 - years old, of a good stature, neither very high nor very low ; thick without grossness, rather well-boned for strength than overloaded with flesh ; his face fair, beautiful, broad, stern,
Page 502 - aspect of the Duke of Marlborough, I question not but it would fill the reader with more agreeable images

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