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Alexander ancestor April 12 Arms—See Plate army Arthur baroness baronet bart born April born Aug born Dec born Feb born Jan born July born June born March born Nov born Oct born Sept brother captain Castle Catharine ceeded Charles coheiress colonel countess Creations—Baron daugh daughter and heiress daughter of John daughter of sir daughter of William deceasing descended died April died Aug died Dec died Jan died June died March died Nov died Oct died without issue died young duke dying Edward eldest daughter Francis George Hamilton Heir hishop holy orders Ireland Jane July 16 July 25 June 23 king knight lady late earl leaving issue lordship died lordship married March 19 March 20 Margaret marquis parliament Peerage of England privy privy counsellor Richard ried Robert royal navy second daughter second earl secondly sir John sir William sister sons Succeeded his father third earl viscount Valentia
Page 618 - 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 706 - 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 825 - 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 968 - 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 690 - 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 562 - 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 965 - 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 925 - 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 869 - 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.