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" of great notions and eminent virtues ; the best speaker in the House of Commons, and capable of bearing the chief ministry, as it was once thought he was very near it, and deserved it more than all the rest did. "
A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ... - Page 139
by John Burke - 1831 - 631 pages
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The History of Newmarket: And the Annals of the Turf: with Memoirs ..., Volume 2

John Philip Hore - Great Britain - 1886 - 434 pages
...Council, and received the honour of knighthood June 26, 1667; being, as Bishop Burnct relates "a man of great notions and eminent virtues ; the best speaker...near it, and deserved it more than all the rest did." Yet, as he was too honest to engage in the designs of that reign, and quarrelled VISCOUNT MONTAGUE....
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.: To which is ..., Volume 1

John Evelyn - Great Britain - 1889
...of the Treasury, but dismissed the Court for sending a challenge to the Duke of Buckingham. " He was a man," says Burnet, " of great notions and eminent...near it, and deserved it more than all the rest did." Evelyn, in a Bubsequent mention in his journal, characterises h"" a* " a wise and witty gentleman."...
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Burnet's History of My Own Time: A New Edition, Based on that of M. J. Routh ...

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1897
...of the sea very particularly. He had a very able secretary about him, sir William Coventry : a man of great notions and eminent virtues, the best speaker...ministry, as it was once thought he was very near it1. The duke found all the great seamen had a deep tincture from their education : they both hated...
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The Life and Letters of Sir George Savile, Bart., First Marquis of ..., Volume 1

Helen Charlotte Foxcroft, George Savile Marquis of Halifax - Great Britain - 1898 - 587 pages
...collection (see 1660-67 Burnet describes him as a man ' of great notions and eminent virtues . . . capable of bearing the chief ministry, as it was once thought he was very near it.' ' ' His parts,' says Clarendon, in a passage 2 where the writer's sense of justice and hearty dislike...
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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF SIRE GEORGE SAVILE BART

H. C. FOXCROFT - 1898
...Longleat collection (see1660-07 Burnet describes him as a man ' of great notions and eminent virtues . . . capable of bearing the chief ministry, as it was once thought he was very near it.' ' ' His parts,' says Clarendon, in a passage 2 where the writer's sense of justice and hearty dislike...
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The Diary of John Evelyn, Volume 2

John Evelyn - Great Britain - 1906
...challenge to the Duke of Buckingham. He was, says Burnet, " a man of great notions and eminent vertues, the best Speaker in the House of Commons, and capable...ministry, as it was once thought he was very near it " (History of His Own Time, 1724, i. 170). Evelyn, in a subsequent mention in his journal, characterises...
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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 3

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...24th, l6G/j being, as bishop Burner relates, k " A man of great notions and eminent virtues: I lie hot speaker in the house of commons, and capable of bearing the chief ministry, as it was once thought be was very near it, sod deserved it more than all the rest did." However, as he was too honest to...
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