A Short View of the Families of the Present English Nobility: Their Marriages, Issue, and Immediate Ancestors ; the Posts of Honour and Profit They Hold in the Government ; Their Arms, Mottos, and Chief Seats ; with an Index, Specifying the Time of Their Respective Creations, and Summons to Parliament ; the Titles of Their Eldest Sons ; Their Rank, Precedence, &c

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W. Owen, 1751 - Nobility - 299 pages
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Page 126 - December 31, he was created a peer of Great Britain, by the title of lord Lansdowne, baron of Bideford, in the county of Devon.
Page 133 - Majesty's presence3 1567, and at the same day advanced to the degree and dignity of a baron of this realm, by the title of lord...
Page 53 - CREST.] On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine, a Lion guardant, his tail extended, Or, gorged with a ducal coronet Argent, a mullet for difference.
Page 94 - Society, in these words, wishing them a happy success in their laudable attempts to discover the true nature of the works of God; and praying that they and all other searchers into physical truths may cordially refer their attainments to the glory of the great Author of nature, and to the comfort of mankind.
Page 7 - Battone sinister compone, Argent and Azure. Crest. On a chapeau, gules, turned up ermine, a lion statant guardant, Or, crowned with a ducal coronet, Azure, and gorged with a collar countercompone, Argent and Azure. Supporters. On the dexter side a lion guardant, Or, crowned with a ducal coronet, Azure, and gorged with a collar counterpone, Argent, and Azure : on the sinister, a greyhound, argent, gorged as the lion.
Page 47 - On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, an eagle with wings expanded, Or, preying upon an infant in its cradle, proper.
Page 84 - Gules, on a bend between six cross crosslets fitchy, argent, an escutcheon or, charged with a demi-lion rampant pierced through the mouth with an arrow, within a double tressure, flory...
Page 148 - On a wreath, an eagle, wings hovering, Or, preying on a stork, on its back, proper, Supporters. Two Storks close, Argent, beaked and membered, Gules. Motto. NE OUBLIE.
Page 236 - Commonwealth man, and was one of the knights of the shire for the county of Northampton, in 1656 ; he was also of Cromwell's council, chamberlain of the court, and high steward of Westminster.
Page 114 - Finch of Eastwel in the county of Kent, and father of John lord Finch, keeper of the great seal in the reign of king Charles I. He died in 16'25, leaving to posterity a sufficient testimony of his learning in the law, as well as the sciences, in his book intitled, " A Description of the Common Laws of England according to the rules of art, etc.

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