The Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 2

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Page 620 - Merchiston, son of the famous inventor of the logarithms, the person to whom the title of a "great man" is more justly due, than to any other whom his country ever produced.
Page 561 - He was made knight of the bath at the creation of Henry prince of Wales, and died in Flanders in 1625.
Page 708 - For a crosse-bow and an arrow, When I sal come to hunt on Yarrow And in token that this thing is sooth, I bit the whyt wax with my tooth, Before Meg, Maud, and Margery, And my third sonne, Henry.
Page 827 - Montagu, son of Sir Richard Pole, KG, by Margaret Plantagenet, Countess of Salisbury, sister and heiress of Edward, Earl of Warwick, and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, brother of Edward IV., and Richard III.
Page 970 - To consist of the sovereign, a grand master, a prince of tlie blood royal, and thirteen knights, making in the whole sixteen, .and seven officers. — The lord lieutenant for the time being is the grand master. The star, is a cross...
Page 692 - December 31, he was created a peer of Great Britain, by the title of lord Lansdowne, baron of Bideford, in the county of Devon.
Page 564 - In 1290, sir David Wemyss, and sir Michael Scot, were sent to Norway, by the lords of the regency in Scotland, to bring over their young queen, Margaret; who, to the universal misfortune of the nation, died at the Orkneys, and thereupon happened the competition between Baliol and Bruce about the right of succession.
Page 967 - The badge or jewel is worn pendant to a green riband over the left shoulder, and tied under the arm. It consists of the image of St. Andrew, with the cross before, enamelled and chased on rays of gold, the cross and feet resting upon a ground of enamelled green ; and on the back enamelled on a green ground, a thistle gold and green, the flower reddish, with the above motto round it.
Page 927 - England in 1792 by the title of Sir John Shore, and elevated to the peerage of Ireland, Oct. 24, 1797, by the title of Baron Teignmouth ; appointed a Commissioner for the affairs of India, April 4, 1807, and sworn of the Privy Council the 8th of the same month. His Lordship married, Feb. 14, 1786, Charlotte, only daughter of James Cornish, Esq., by whom he has left the Hon. Charles John Shore, (now Lord Teignmouth,) Hon. Frederick John Shore, assistant to the Secretary to the Commissioners in the...
Page 871 - Lismore, sister to the late countess of Shannon. Her ladyship was born Feb. 18, 1757, the second daughter of the right 'hon. John Ponsonby, Speaker of the Irish House of Commons, by lady Elizabeth Cavendish, second daughter of William, third duke of Devonshire, KG She married Cornelius, first and late lord Lismore, Dec.

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