The Peerage of Ireland: Or, A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom, Volume 3

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J. Moore, 1789 - Heraldry
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Page 85 - For a crosse bow and an arrow When I sal come to hunt on Yarrow. And in token that this thing is sooth, I bit the whyt wax with my tooth, Before Meg, Mawd, and Margery, And my thurd sonne, Henry.
Page 316 - He succeeded his father, as Viscount Monck, on the 9th June, 1802, and was advanced to the dignity of an Earl of the kingdom of Ireland by patent dated Jan. 12, 1822. His lordship never sat in either house of parliament.
Page 51 - Knight of mine own making; who, whilst he was young, and the ability and strength of his body served, was valiant, fortunate, and a good servant; and having, by my appointment, the charge of the King's County, kept the country well ordered, and in good obedience. He is as good a borderer as ever I found any there. I left him, at my coming thence, a counsellor, and tried him for his experience and judgment, very sufficient for the room he was called unto.
Page 155 - descended from an illustrious family in this county, whose antiquity cannot be trac'd, distinguished in its several branches by Persons of great Ahility and Eminence. He was the fifth in a lineal Descent from that very worthy Man and great Honour of the Law, Sir John Savile of this place, Kt., one of the Barons of the Exchequer in the time of Q. Elizabeth and King James the First.
Page 50 - I had almost forgotten, by reason of the diversity of oiher matter, to recommend unto you, amongst other of my friends, Sir Henry Cowley, a Knight of mine own making ; who, whilst he was young, and the ability and strength of his body served, was valiant, fortunate, and a good servant; and having, by appointment, the charge of the King's County, kept the country well ordered, and in good obedience.
Page 337 - He was made knight of the bath at the creation of Henry prince of Wales, and died in Flanders in 1625.
Page 375 - ... D'Ossone lineally sprang (being the twentieth in descent), Richard Dawson, of Spaldington, in the county of York, who married Anne, daughter of Sir Henry Lowther, Knight, of Westmoreland county. " From this marriage descended William Dawson, Esq., the first member of the family whom we find in Ireland, a collector of the revenue for the counties of Down and Antrim, and the port of Carrickfergus, in the reign of Charles the Second.3 His son, " Ephraim Dawson, Esq., having purchased the Portarlington...
Page 272 - In the following year he was made a knight of the bath, at the coronation of Anne Boleyn.
Page 49 - Commissioner for settling the Lands of the dissolved Abbeys, and one of the Keepers of the Peace within the county of Meath, with power to enforce the observation of the statutes of Dublin and Kilkenny.
Page 85 - Geve to the Paulyn Roydon, Hope, and Hopetowne, With all the bounds both up and downe ; From Heven to Yerth, from Yerth to hell, For the and thyn ther to dwell.

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