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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical
Arthur Collins,Egerton Brydges
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1bid afterwards ancestor Anne appointed April arms August Baron Bart Berkeley bishop born brother buried castle Catherine church coheir colonel command Compton court custos rotulorum daughter and heir daughter of Sir death decease December died unmarried died young Duke of Monmouth Duke of York Earl of Derby Egerton eldest Eliz England Essex Fane father February Finch fourth France Garter George Grey heir of Sir Henry VIII Hist honour horse house of peers Ireland James January July June Kent King Charles King's Knight lands late letters patent London lord lieutenant Lord Windsor Lumley Majesty Majesty's manor March Margaret married to Sir Mordaunt noble November October parliament Prince privy-council Queen reign Robert Scotland second wife September Sir John Sir Thomas Sir William sister sons Stanley succeeded Suffolk Talbot thereof third Thomas Lord Viscount Warwickshire Westminster Westminster abbey widow Windsor
Page 123 - EPITAPH. ON THE COUNTESS OF PEMBROKE. UNDERNEATH this sable hearse Lies the subject of all verse, Sidney's sister, Pembroke's mother : Death, ere thou hast slain another, Fair, and learned, and good as she, Time shall throw a dart at thee.
Page 394 - Answer to Mr. Whiston's Letter to him concerning the Eternity of the Son of God, and of the Holy Ghost.
Page 570 - He sought the storms ; but for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands, to boast his wit Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide; Else, why should he, with wealth and honour blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest?
Page 569 - Bartering his venal wit for sums of gold, He cast himself into the saint-like mould ; Groan'd, sigh'd, and pray'd, while godliness was gain, The loudest bagpipe of the squeaking train.
Page 596 - Surrey and the heirs male of his body and for default of such issue...
Page 561 - God forbid that I should justify you : Till I die I will not remove mine integrity from me. My righteousness I hold fast, and will not let it go : My heart shall not reproach me so long as I live.
Page 334 - I'll go with her willingly. Nothing can be more affecting and melancholy to me than what I see here: yet he takes my visit so kindly, that I should have lost one great pleasure, had I not come. I have nothing more to say, as I have nothing in my mind but this present object, which indeed is extraordinary. This man was never born to die like other men, any more than to live like them.
Page 534 - The house, generally," says he, "was exceedingly disposed to please the king, and to do him service." " It could never be hoped," he observes elsewhere, "that more sober or dispassionate men would ever meet together in that place, or fewer who brought ill purposes with them.