The Peerage of Ireland: Or, A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom, Volume 5

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J. Moore, 1789 - Heraldry
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Page 122 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 6 - ... &c. And ever we should consider the true sentence, that a good work maketh not a good man, but a good man maketh a good work, for faith maketh the man both good and righteous, for a righteous man liveth by faith. (Rom. i.) And whatsoever springeth not out of faith, is sin.
Page 84 - We own it Rebellion to resist a King that governs by Law ; but he was always accounted a Tyrant that made his Will the Law ; and to resist such an one, we justly esteem no Rebellion, but a necessary Defence...
Page 5 - My ground and belief is, that there is but one God and one Mediator between God and man...
Page 233 - The manor! hold," he cry'd, *' Not that— I cannot part with that" — and dy'd. And you ! brave ColJiatn, to the lateft breath, Shall feel your ruling paffion ftrong in death : Such in thofe moments as in all the paft, •*' Oh, fave my Country, Heav'n !
Page 126 - June following he was created a peer of Great Britain, by the title of Viscount Whitworth, of Adbaston, in the county of Stafford ; and in August succeeded the Duke of Richmond as viceroy of Ireland.
Page 239 - Parliament of his having made choice of fuch perfons as were worthy and able to advife him, and was refolved in all weighty and important affairs, next to the advice of his great council in parliament, to be advifed by the Privy Council.
Page 203 - Shnte of Hockington in the county of Cambridge, One of the twelve judges in The reign of Queen Elizabeth. John, Lord Barrington, was chosen representative For the town of...
Page 145 - Conflant, who said he equally rejoiced and wondered at his escape, and that he doubted not, but he should soon see him at the head of a regiment. He then told him, that the Duke had got between the lines, and was gone towards the centre ; to which, while the captain was making his way as well as he could on foot, he, by chance, met with a foreign soldier holding the Duke's horse by the bridle ; who upon his claiming the horse, and giving him a patacoon, immediately resigned him, and then the captain...
Page 3 - Sir William de Traci lived in the reign of Henry II, and held lands of his brother, Ralph de Sudeley, by one knight's fee. This holding was the manor of Toddington, for it appears in "Domesday Book...

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