The Parliamentary History of the County of Worcester: Including the City of Worcester, and the Boroughs of Bewdley, Droitwich, Dudley, Evesham, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove and Pershore, from the Earliest Times to the Present Day, 1213-1897, with Biographical and Genealogical Notices of the Members

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Priv. print. for the author by Jakeman and Carver, 1897 - Worcestershire (England) - 202 pages
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Page 125 - son of an eminent commander at sea lately dead, but he himself, from the time of the new model, had been an officer of foot in the army, and was a Colonel of special note and account, and of Cromwell's chief confidents.
Page 103 - that the right of election is in the citizens not receiving alms, and admitted to their freedom by birth or by servitude or by redemption, in order to trade within the
Page 125 - there was not an officer in the army whom Cromwell would not as willingly have lost as this man, who was bold and barbarous to his wish, and fit to be intrusted in the most desperate interest.
Page 153 - 1780. He was elected one of the Court of Assistants of the Charity for the relief of the poor Widows and Children of Clergymen
Page 166 - he became a menial servant to the Crown in the days of King James, and hath continued to be so for
Page 41 - he joined Charles II. with a troop of horse, at the battle of Worcester, and was taken prisoner there, yet was so popular, that when afterwards tried for his life, not one witness could be procured to swear against him,
Page 166 - years, during all which time he hath been Master of the Revels, a place that requires a diligent wisdom, which he possessed.
Page 151 - at 91 his memory, good humour and politeness were then in their full bloom ; old age which in general is not to be wished for, seemed in him rather an ornament than a burden.
Page 41 - (one of the best in that county) levelled with the ground, and such great wastes committed in his woods, that an estimate of his loss, still remaining in his lady's handwriting,
Page 50 - relates that on being released, " he became a gardener, and lived in a safer state than in all his

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