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" Pitt was then one of the poor; and to him Heaven directed a portion of the wealth of the haughty Dowager. She left him a legacy of ten thousand pounds, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to... "
The gallery of portraits: with memoirs ... - Page 56
by Arthur Thomas Malkin, Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1837
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: Critical and historical essays

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1866
...Dowager. She left him a legacy of ten thousand pounds, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country." The will was made in August. The Duchess died in October. In November Pitt was a courtier. The Pelhams...
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Vicissitudes of families. Remodelled ed. [of ser

John Bernard Burke (sir.) - 1869
...Duchess of Marlborough, left WILLIAM PITT, the great Minister, 10,000 for " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent tho ruin of his country." Walpolo, in a letter to Couway, thus alludes to another devise to Pitt :...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete, Volume 6

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1871
...Dowager. She left him a legacy of ten thousand pounds, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country." The will was made in August. The Duchess died in October. In November Pitt was a courtier. The Pelhams...
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Facts and features of English history, a series of alternating reading and ...

John Hill (principal of the Normal coll, Colombo.) - 1873
...died, leaving to Pitt a legacy of ten thousand pounds, in recognition of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country ; " and later, Sir William Pynsent, struck with a similar admiration of his patriotism and powers of...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1873
...Dowager. She left him a legacy of ten thousand pounds, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country." The will was made in August. The Duchess died in October. In November Pitt was a courtier. The Pelhams...
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English Party Leaders and English Parties: Sir Robert Walpole. William Pitt ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1878
...By her will she bequeathed to Pitt a sum of 10,000, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country." Possibly he was also recommended to her favour by his fierce attacks upon Carteret, whom the Duchess...
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English party leaders and English parties, from Walpole to Peel, Volume 1

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1878
...By her will she bequeathed to Pitt a sum of 10,000, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country." Possibly he was also recommended to her favour by his fierce attacks upon Carteret, whom the Duchess...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series

Blackie and son, ltd - 1879
...died, and left Pitt a legacy of ten thousand pounds in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country.'' In 1745 he became a William Pitt, first Earl uf Chatham. member of the government, but as King George...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 2

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Criminal law - 1880
...Dowager. She left him a legacy of ten thousand pounds, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country." The will was made in August. The Duchess died in October. In November Pitt was a courtier. The Pelhams...
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Acme Library of Standard Biography, Volume 1

Biography - 1880
...and his associates, left Pitt a legacy of 10,000, in consideration of " the noble defence he had made for the support of the laws of England, and to prevent the ruin of his country." In the year 1755. Pitt, deeming it necessary to offer a strong opposition to the continental connections...
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