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" They were ranked among the chief of the barons of the realm; nor was it till after a strenuous dispute, that they yielded to the fief of Arundel the first place in the parliament of England: their alliances were contracted with the noblest families, the... "
Tales of Our Great Families - Page 246
by Edward Walford - 1877
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The Roll of Battle Abbey, annotated

Battle Abbey, Sir Bernard Burke - Great Britain - 1848 - 107 pages
...in war and in peace, they hive ranked, from the earliest annals of the Plantagenets, among the chief barons of the realm ; nor was it till after a strenuous...Arundel the first place in the Parliament of England. In peace, the Courtenays resided in their numerous castles, appropriating their ample revenue to devotion...
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The Roll of Battle Abbey, Annotated

Battle Abbey, Sir Bernard Burke - Great Britain - 1848 - 107 pages
...war and in peace, they h'ive ranked, from the earliest annals of the Plantagencts, among the chief barons of the realm ; nor was it till after a strenuous dispute, thnt they yielded to the fief of Arundel the first place in the Parliament of England. In peace, the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1851
...the name of Courtenay, have flourished in a period of two hundred and twenty years. They were ranked among the chief of the barons of the realm ; nor was...: their alliances were contracted with the noblest families, the Veres, Despensers, St. Johns, Talbots, Bohuns, and even the Plantagenets thems'elves...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon, M. Guizot (François) - Byzantine Empire - 1855
...long survived her brother and husband. (Dugdale, Baronage, p. 1, p. 254 — 257.) They were ranked among the chief of the barons of the realm ; nor was...; their alliances were contracted with the noblest families, the Veres, Despensers, St. Johns, Talbots, Bohuns, and even the Plantagenets themselves;...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ...

Edward Gibbon - History - 1855
...Courtenay, have flourished in a Devonehlreperiod of two hundred and twenty years. They were ranked among the chief of the barons of the realm ; nor was...: their alliances were contracted with the noblest families, the Veres, Despensers, St. Johns, Talbots, Bohuns, and even the Plantagenets themselves ;...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Rome - 1856
...the name of Courtenay, have flourished in a period of two hundred and twenty years. They were ranked among the chief of the barons of the realm ; nor was...they yielded to the fief of Arundel the first place fn the parliament of England : their alliances were contracted With the noblest families, the Veres,...
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The book of the Axe

George Philip R. Pulman - 1875
...The celebrated Gibbon, in summarising the Courtenay history, - says of them that " they were ranked among the chief of the barons of the realm, nor was...strenuous dispute that they yielded to the fief of Arundol the fir.st place in parliament. Their 1 These intermarriages led t., disputes and law-suits,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - Byzantine Empire - 1880
...flourished in a period of two hundred and wenty "years. They were ranked among the chief of the oarons of the realm ; nor was it till after a strenuous dispute,...: their alliances were contracted with the noblest families, the Veres, Despensers, St. Johns, Talbots, Bohuns, and even the Plantagenets themselves ;...
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A History of Devonshire: With Sketches of Its Leading Worthies

Richard Nicholls Worth - Devon (England) - 1895 - 347 pages
...has been set forth most graphically by Gibbon. Ranked among the chief barons of the realm, it was not 'till after a strenuous dispute that they yielded to the fief of Arundel the first place in Parliament. Their alliances were contracted with the noblest families— the Veres, De Spencers, Bonviles,...
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon, Rev. Henry Hart Milman - Rome - 1899
...flourished in a period of two hundred and wenty years. They were ranked among the chief of the oarons of the realm ; nor was it till after a strenuous dispute,...: their alliances were contracted with the noblest families, the Veres, Despensers, St. Johns, Talbots, Bohuns, and even the Plantagenets themselves ;...
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