Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct, Or Dormant, Volume 5

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George Edward Cokayne
G. Bell & sons, 1893 - Nobility - 432 pages
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Page 132 - Because it is a slender thing of wood, That up and down its awkward arm doth sway, And coolly spout and spout and spout away, In one weak, washy, everlasting flood ! EPIGRAM.
Page 57 - OCH ! the Coronation ! what celebration For emulation can with it compare ? When to Westminster the Royal Spinster, And the Duke of Leinster, all in order did repair ! 'Twas there...
Page 172 - ... the common law should be inheritable to other entire and indivisible inheritances, as, namely, an office of honour, and public trust, or a castle for the necessary defence of the realm, or the like ; in case any such inheritance was given, or limited to the said Mary, and the heirs of her body by the said earl begotten.
Page 5 - Honor and County of Lancaster (the Honor extending into .the Counties of Lancaster, Norfolk, Suffolk, Lincoln, Nottingham, Leicester, Derby, York, Rutland, and Stafford), the Honors of Leicester and Derby, Bolingbroke, Pickering, Pontefract, Tickhill, Halton, and several others, with various important possessions annexed to it by Acts of the Legislature at various times, as the Honors of Clare and Mandeville, together with the vast possessions of the Earldoms of Hereford...
Page 115 - Truro had from time whereof the memory of man was not to the contrary...
Page 172 - Kent, and default of issue male of her body by the said earl begotten, there shall be more persons than one, who shall be co-heirs of her body by the said earl, the said honour, title, and dignity shall go, and be held and enjoyed, from time to time, by such of the said co-heirs, as by course of descent...
Page 28 - He made a very ill appearance: he was very big: his hair red, hanging oddly about him: his tongue was too big for his mouth, which made him bedew all that he talked to: and his whole manner was rough and boisterous, and very unfit for a court.
Page 178 - Castle) in the order as they succeeded one another, from Liulphus down to his own time; which he had either picked out of the demolished monasteries, or made new.
Page 252 - DAUGHTER to that good Earl, once President Of England's Council and her Treasury, Who lived in both, unstain'd with gold or fee, And left them both, more in himself content...

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