The Montgomery Manuscripts: (1603-1706)
J. Cleeland, 1869 - History - 472 pages
The Montgomery manuscripts. containing accounts of the colonization of the Ardes, in the county of Down, in the reigns of Elizabeth and James. Memoirs of the first, second, and third Viscounts Montgomery, and Captain George Montgomery: also, a description
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acres afterwards Alexander appears appointed Ards arms army belonging bishop brother called captain castle Charles chief church colonel command council Court dated daughter death died Dublin earl Eglinton eldest England English father forces four friends George give given grant Hamilton hand hath heirs held Henry History honour horse Hugh Hugh Montgomery interest Ireland Irish John Kilkenny King king's known lady Laird lands late leave letter lived Lord March married means mentioned ministers Montgomery O'Neill obtained officers original parish parliament party passed patent Patrick persons possession present printed probably received record referred rent residence Robert says Scotland Scottish sent served sir Hugh sir James soon supra taken thereof third Thomas town Ulster unto viscount wife William written
Page 42 - From Scotland came many, and from England not a few, yet all of them generally the scum of both nations, who from debt, or breaking or fleeing from justice, or seeking shelter, came hither, hoping to be without fear of man's justice, in a land where there was nothing, or but little as yet, of the fear of God.
Page 205 - There be, that tell me, that there is a certain cunning fellow in Scotland, called George Monk, who is said to lie in wait there to introduce Charles Stuart : I pray you use your diligence to apprehend him, and send him up to me.
Page 310 - Men whose life, learning, faith, and pure intent, Would have been held in high esteem with Paul...
Page 310 - ON THE NEW FORCERS OF CONSCIENCE UNDER THE LONG PARLIAMENT. BECAUSE you have thrown off your Prelate Lord, And with stiff vows renounced his Liturgy, To seize the widowed whore Plurality From them whose sin ye envied, not...
Page 141 - Such was Roscommon, not more learn'd than good, With manners generous as his noble blood; To him the wit of Greece and Rome was known, And every author's merit, but his own. Such late was Walsh...
Page 223 - This great Prelate had the good humour of a Gentleman, the eloquence of an Orator, the fancy of a Poet, the acuteness of a Schoolman, the profoundness of a Philosopher, the wisdom of a Chancellor, the sagacity of a Prophet, the reason of an Angel, and the piety of a Saint.
Page 223 - ... the sagacity of a prophet, the reason of an angel, and the piety of a saint; he had devotion enough for a cloister, learning enough for a university, and wit enough for a college of virtuosi ; and had his parts and endowments been parcelled out among his clergy whom he left behind him, it would perhaps have made one of the best dioceses in the world.
Page 270 - I have strength and capacity so to do, do make and publish this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and making null and void all other last wills and testaments by me heretofore made.