The peerage of Ireland: or, A genealogical history of the present nobility of that kingdom, Volume 1

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Page 29 - They resolved to address his majesty, that he would insert an article in all his treaties of alliance, importing, that no peace should be made with France, until his majesty and the nation have reparation for the great indignity offered by the French king, in owning, and declaring the pretended prince of Wales king of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
Page 40 - III., by whom he was advanced to the dignities of Duke of the Kingdom of Great Britain, and of Earl of the Kingdom of Ireland...
Page 29 - Majefty's perfon, and the fucceffion of the crown in the proteftant line, and for extinguifhing the hopes of the pretended prince of Wales...
Page 31 - ... acquiesce in the offers of France. Mr. Thomas Harley had been sent ambassador to Hanover, with a view to persuade the elector that it would be for his interest to cooperate with her majesty; but that prince's resolution was already taken. " Whenever it shall please God (said he) to call me to the throne of Britain, I hope to act as becomes me for the advantage of my people : in the mean time, speak to me as to a German prince, and a prince of the empire.
Page 162 - Ireland, he declared, that if there had been an earl of Cork in every province, it would have been impossible for the Irish to have raised a rebellion.
Page 28 - Dowager of Hanover , be declared the next in fucceffion to the crown of England, in the proteftant line, after his Majefty , and the Princefs , and the heirs of their bodies refpedively : and , That the further limitation of the crown be to the faid Princefs Sophia and the heirs of her body, being proteftants.
Page 43 - He had been (in the lifetime of his father) elected a Knight companion of the moft noble Order of the Garter on June 22, 1749, and inftalled at Windfor July 12, 1750, by his proxy William Earl of Inchiquin.
Page 40 - April i, 1760, his royal grandfather was pleafed to grant to him and the heirs male of his body, the dignities of a Duke of the kingdom of Great Britain, and of Earl of the kingdom of Ireland, by the names, ftiles, and titles of, Duke of York and Albany in the former, and Earl of Ulfter in the latter kingdom.
Page 8 - Crusades were expeditions undertaken for the recovery of the Holy Land out of the hands of the Infidels or Saracens.
Page 272 - March, 1538-9, he was advanced to the dignity of a Baron, by the title of Lord St. John, of Basing...

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